Training & Orientations
New volunteers must first attend a volunteer orientation before signing
up for any position.
There are additional trainings for the Drive Team. Due to COVID-19, these training's are scheduled upon request. To request a Bus Driver or Bus Attendant training, contact Shana at Shastings@ahtn.org
Additional Volunteer training's are posted on the VolunteerHub as they will be offered virtually. You must register to attend to be given the meeting link.
New Volunteer Orientation
New this season, AHTN's Volunteer Orientation will be available online through a training video.
Those wanting to join our volunteer team will need to complete the following:
New Volunteer Steps:
You must complete each step in order to move on to the next step:
Create an account on the Volunteer HUB. https://ahtn.volunteerhub.com/
Watch the volunteer orientation video.
Answer the orientation video questions.
Sign the Volunteer Agreement and Volunteer Waiver and submit electronically.
Complete the background check.
Once you have completed all steps and your background check is returned you will receive an email that you are approved to volunteer. If at anytime you have questions during the process, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Code Blue Refresher Training 2022-23
We encourage all returning Volunteers to watch the CB Refresher Training as it is a good reminder as to what is expected of the volunteers working at the shelter along with updated policies and procedures through the pandemic.
Training Video Link: 2022 CB Refresher Meeting
Click for: Meeting Notes
Overnight Team Training 2022-23
Overnight Volunteers are encouraged to watch this video to learn of any updates/changes to the overnight team procedures and shelter times. Also new this season, we are asking Overnight Volunteers to complete the communication report after their shift.
Video link: Google Doc Instructions
Bus Team Reminders 2022-23
This discussion goes over new shelter location, new bus stop & drop-off center details along with other important reminders for Volunteers who help on our buses.
Video Link: https://youtu.be/wD94cRtDh8M
De-Escalation & Resources for Code Blue
Hosted by Lenape Valley Foundation, this session will focus on resources and best practices for code blue staff/volunteers to utilize when working with individuals who are expressing mental health symptoms that are challenging in the code blue setting.
Recording here: https://vimeo.com/645315588/b4bc85d2ab