Help The Homeless Find Housing - Volunteer Housing Acquisition Specialist



Start Date


End Date


Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


PO Box 188445

United States


Sacramento Self-Help Housing is developing a network of volunteers to comprehensively combat the affordable housing and homeless crisis in the Sacramento region.

Looking for a way to gain valuable experience working on one of today's most complicated and far-reaching issues WHILE ALSO making a difference in your community? ... The need is great, volunteer with us today.

Volunteer Housing Acquisition Specialist

The Volunteer Housing Acquisition Specialist (VHAS) is responsible for finding affordable housing for those homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. By using various digital and print mediums, and SSHH resources you will be navigating the Sacramento housing market to produce potential housing options for the local homeless.

Preferred Skills

Practical digital and print research skills.

Digital communication.

Basic understanding of Google Docs or similar online file-sharing applications.

Time Commitment (Optional*)

2 hours a week

1 hour twice a month for a conference call*

1 hour every other month for a volunteer thank you lunch-in sponsored by SSHH or community partner*

The Big Picture

The VHAS position is part of a the larger "Helping the Homeless find Housing" volunteer network, organized by the non-profit Sacramento Self-Help Housing. Its purpose is to develop an empowered group of volunteers to assist the homeless in Sacramento, while also highlighting the broader complexities of homelessness and the affordable housing crisis.

Other positions in the "Helping the Homeless find Housing" include Volunteer Housing Councilor, Resource Management Volunteer, Volunteer Director of Community Engagement, and Volunteer Administrative Assistance.




  • Training Provided


  • Groups
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  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Email to set up interview or with any questions.