Volunteer Opportunities

2020 Homeless Point-in-Time Count

Street Count Volunteers & Deployment Site Assistants

On the day of the homeless count, pre-registered trained volunteers will meet at their deployment site for their selected shifts. Teams of 3-4 people will be formed with each team given a mapped area to canvass. The map includes plotted locations – including encampments, parks, alleys, underpasses, meal, and service locations – where homeless people have been previously encountered. Each team is then ‘deployed’ to canvass their assigned mapped area, using the plotted locations as starting points. Team members will conduct the PIT Count Survey with homeless persons they meet during their canvassing.  Whenever possible, the volunteer team will include at least one person with experience working with homeless people and/or past count volunteer experience.

In addition to volunteers to conduct the Street Count, volunteers are needed to be “deployment site assistants” who can assist with the clerical tasks such as volunteer check-in/sign-out.

Volunteer Training (REQUIRED)

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST complete a training prior to volunteering on the day of the Homeless PIT Count.



If you are interested in joining us to end homelessness in Pinellas County, sign up to become a member! Fill out the application below and either email it to Margi Priddy at mpriddy@pinellashlb.org or mail it to:

Margi Priddy

Homeless Leadership Board

647 First Avenue North

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Membership Brochure & Information

Membership Application



The Homeless Leadership Board is accepting nominations for Board members. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone you think would be a great addition to our Board, please fill out the application below and email it to Margi Priddy at mpriddy@pinellashlb.org.

HLB Nomination Form

Our Open Positions 


The Diversion Specialist role focuses on Shelter Diversion services to quickly house families and/or individuals who are about to become homeless and help them avoid the need to enter emergency shelter or experience homelessness. By identifying solutions and alternative housing arrangements through community resources and support networks that the family and/or individual may have, the Diversion Specialist provides direct services and financial assistance to arrange safe and stable housing.

For the complete job description and to apply online at Indeed.com, <<CLICK HERE>>