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Open Doors is hiring! Support specialists provide important operational support and help guests reach their goals of moving from shelter to homes of their own. Please apply or share the link below!
As Norwalk and surrounding neighborhoods takes precautions around the Coronavirus/COVID-19, everyone at Open Doors continues to be committed to the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, staff, and larger community. Team members at Open Doors are following public health recommendations and have firm procedures in place for cleaning and disinfecting spaces, washing hands and using hand sanitizers, and practicing other protective habits. Open Doors is pausing all donations except for food donations until Monday, March 30 in order to help manage risk and continue to provide crucial services to those in need. We are also closing the community closet until Monday, March 30. Volunteers are still providing much-needed support in other Open Doors programs like the kitchen and pantry. We truly appreciate your help. All volunteers are practicing strict safety measures and we are asking volunteers who feel sick to stay at home. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us. Thank you for your ongoing support and for helping to keep our community safe!


The Open Door Shelter
4 Merritt Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
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