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) (October 15-April 15)

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) (October 15-April 15)

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! 

Summer Outreach - Hospitality (April 16 - October 13)

​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 info@wamingshelter.com for Summer Outreach Volunteer Orientation times and Calendar.

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Season 11 2021-2022
Hospitality and Meal Team Volunteer Orientations

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.  Orientations will cover volunteer duties, information about our agency, a shelter tour.
All orientations will be held at 449 High Ave.

New Volunteer
Orientation Dates:

 December 9:  4:00pm    

January 18:  3:30pm

Sign up with the calendar link below!

Volunteer applications and 

confidentiality forms are available online!

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

Returning volunteer?

Please email info@warmingshelter.com for access to volunteer calendars or if you would like a Volunteer Refresher Orientation.