NCJW/CLE is coordinating with Business Volunteers Unlimited for this year’s Homeless Stand Down (HSD), an event for community members experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. You must contact co-chairs by March 18 to volunteer and to receive a registration for early-access sign up. Anyone 13 years or older is eligible to volunteer at the Homeless Stand Down, making it a nice volunteer opportunity for you to do with your children/grandchildren.

To volunteer, you must contact Rena,, or Ann,, before March 18, to volunteer with NCJW/CLE at the Homeless Stand Down on April 19th and/or April 20th.  Ann/Rena will give you the registration link for early access sign-up for this event. 

April 19

Event Set Up

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Public Auditorium ( 500 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, Ohio 44114)

Overview: Friday Event Setup Volunteers will assist with setting up Cleveland Public Auditorium for the Homeless Stand Down. Tasks may include hanging signs, hanging pipes and drapes, preparing donations, putting tablecloths on tables, helping nonprofits unload their cars, and other preparation assistance as needed. Requirements: this volunteer position involves lifting, reaching, and extended movements.

To learn more about this volunteer opportunity please refer to this link:

April 20

Homeless Stand Down Event Day

Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (shifts are available)

Location: Public Auditorium ( 500 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, Ohio 44114)

Overview: Variety of opportunities such as volunteering at the welcome or registration tables, meal servers, personal shoppers, etc.  Work shifts vary depending on the assignment.



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