Poverty Simulation Volunteers

Thursday, March 16th, 2023 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm (ET)
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Twenty-five volunteers are needed to play the roles of resource providers in the community. 

To start the simulation exercise, each family is given a card explaining its unique circumstances. Then the families’ task is to provide food, shelter, and other basic necessities by accessing various community resources (you) during the course of four 15-minute “weeks.”

The activity lasts about four hours.  This time frame includes an hour before the event to train volunteers then an introduction and briefing by the facilitator to the participants, the simulation exercise, and a guided debriefing in which participants and volunteers share their observations and insights from the activity.

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Requirement Details

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:

  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.

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