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ECHO looking for volunteers to assist in census

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by Katy McElroy

Every year, Austin’s Ending Community Homelessness Coalition conducts a census of the homeless population in the city. For this year’s Point in Time count, ECHO is looking to recruit 800 volunteers to assist with the endeavor. Volunteers can sign up for one of two categories: Team Leads and General Volunteers you can find more information on the responsibilities of each role on the recruitment website. Census-taking involves covering a lot of ground on foot, so those who would like to help out but aren’t comfortable with walking long distances are encouraged to help collect donations. Learn how to run your own donation drive here. Training begins Jan. 21, and the count will be conducted Jan. 25.

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