All team lead spots have been filled!  Thank you all so much for taking the time to sign up!  If you would still like to volunteer, please use the general volunteer link below.

Description of Team Lead Volunteer Role:
Team Lead Volunteer Description
ECHO is seeking 70 Point in Time Count Team Leads to volunteer for the 2018 Count. Team Leads are instrumental in Austin’s ability to carry out a successful count each year. Team Leads are asked to help coordinate a group of general volunteers for the unsheltered count, serve as a liaison between the volunteer team and ECHO staff, lead the scouting of a defined area of Austin / Travis County to identify where people may be sleeping in places not meant for human habitation, and talk with persons experiencing homelessness to conduct a survey that helps ECHO to better understand the scope of unsheltered homelessness in Austin / Travis County at a single point in time (the morning of January 27, 2018).

Time Commitment:
• Count preparation time commitment: 5-10 hours per month from registration until the count (Oct 2017 – Jan
2018).
• Day of Count time commitment: Approximately 5 hours

Description of General Volunteer Role:
General Volunteer Description
ECHO is seeking 600 Point in Time Count General Volunteers for the 2018 Count. Volunteers are instrumental in Austin’s ability to carry out a successful count each year. Volunteers are asked to complete a required training, participate in an unsheltered count on a team of no less than 3 people (supported by a Team Lead), and talk with persons experiencing homelessness to conduct a survey that helps ECHO to better understand the scope of unsheltered homelessness in Austin / Travis County at a single point in time (the morning of January 27, 2018).

Time Commitment:
• Count preparation time commitment: Approximately 2 hours of mandatory training. You may also be invited to
scout your assigned area with your team lead in the weeks leading up to the count.
• Day of Count time commitment: Approximately 5 hours

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