Can you lend a hand?

 

Volunteers are an essential part of our team. Last year,
563 people logged over 5,000 hours of service. Volunteers serve a variety of roles, including:

Meal Teams

Meal teams prepare an evening meal for 30-35 people (guests, staff and volunteers). Meals must be prepared outside of the shelter and brought in ready to serve.

Meal teams arrive at 5:30 PM to set-up.

Interested in becoming a meal team or receiving more information? Attend one of our orientations, sign up below!

 

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Hospitality Volunteer (PM Shift)

Hospitality volunteers engage with the guests and assist the staff with shelter operations. Volunteers on the PM shift (5:30 to 8:30 PM) check-in guests, manage the sign-in log, monitor the shower schedule, assist with laundry, and complete other tasks as needed.

Interested in becoming a hospitality volunteer or receiving more information? Attend one of our orientations, sign up below! 

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Hospitality Volunteer (AM Shift)

Hospitality volunteers engage with the guests and assist the staff with shelter operations. Volunteers on the AM shift (7:00 to 8:00 AM) assemble breakfast bags, take food inventory, complete remaining laundry, wash breakfast dishes, clean the kitchen, and complete other tasks as needed. 

Interested in becoming a hospitality volunteer or receiving more information? Attend one of our orientations, sign up below! 

All volunteers must be age 18 or older. Youth may volunteer in the shelter if accompanied by an adult. 

New volunteers are required to attend an orientation session prior to their first shift. Returning volunteers are not required, but are encouraged to attend. All orientations will be held at 449 High Ave.

Summer Outreach - Hospitality

​Summer Outreach Hospitality volunteers engage with the guests and assist the staff with shelter operations.  Shifts are 11:00 am-1:00 pm or 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. You would be assisting with guest check-in, managing the sign-in log, monitoring the shower schedule, helping with lunch and snacks, assisting with laundry, and completing other tasks as needed.  Interested in becoming a hospitality volunteer or receiving more information? Call the office or email volunteers@wamingshelter.com

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Orientations will cover volunteer duties, information about our agency, a shelter tour, and volunteer policies and procedures. Please note that orientations are around 2 hours long.

2021 Hospitality and Meal Team Volunteer Orientations 

Please note that all dates are subject to change and plenty of notice will be given. 

Call for Details

Volunteer applications and 

confidentiality forms are available online!

Please print, fill out, and bring with you to your volunteer orientation. 

Returning volunteer?

Please email volunteers@warmingshelter.com for access to volunteer calendars