Opportunity Details

Poetry Workshop Participant

Duties of Volunteer:

Take part in workshop with shelter residents. With other volunteers and shelter residents, read published poetry and discuss. Then invited to write your own poetry.


An interest in poetry. Formal writing skills are not needed. An interest in listening and empowering those who are homeless to write poetry.

Days and times needed: Mondays 1:00-2:30

Does the volunteer work with veterans in this positionVeterans are one of the populations served at this shelter and occasionally take part in poetry workshop.

Orientation: supervision, training and evaluation given to volunteer: Yes, by the shelter’s volunteer coordinator

Volunteer benefits: (parking, meals, transportation, work environment) The environment is friendly, supportive, a chance to share thoughts that emerge from poetry. Free parking on Lakeside Avenue

Handicap accessibleyes

Does this position require a criminal background check?  no

Homelessness, Adult Education
Homeless, Military/Veterans, Men

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2023
Cleveland, OH 44114
Lydia Bailey

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