Become a Street Angel

How do I Volunteer?

Street Angels York Launched on the 16th October 2009 and we are recruiting volunteers for the next training sessions now. To apply simply Download the Application Pack and send it to the address quoted on the form (includes references ).

Who can be a Street Angel?

At the heart of Street Angels York is the desire to love, care for and bless our city. The key qualities needed to be a Street Angel are:

  • commitment
  • honesty
  • being non-judgemental
  • good people skills
  • a team player
  • compassion for those in need

How old must I be?

Street Angels York welcomes volunteers of all ages, from 18 upwards, with no maximum age!

What is the time commitment?

One Friday or Saturday evening a month from 9:30 pm till 3am. This will work on a rota basis.

Is there training?

To be a Street Angel you need to complete our introductory training course. The training will cover topics such as roles and responsibilities, personal safety, drugs and alcohol, homelessness and relating effectively.

Training comprises;

Drugs, Alcohol and Introduction

Homeless and Police Briefing

Conflict Management

Listening skills

Training sessions take place either on an evening or Saturday's and refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Our priority is that volunteers are safe and well equipped.

 
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