Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Kitchen Volunteers
We have several options for kitchen help. Carry-in meals; prepare, serve and clean up breakfast, lunch or dinner; help wash dishes after meals.

Frequency: weekly, monthly.  Duration: approximately 2 hours.

Front Desk Volunteers
Answer phones and check-in guests as they arrive. The check-in process includes welcoming guests, making sure they know and agree to abide by the shelter rules, and administering a breathalyzer test.

Frequency: weekly.  Duration: 2 hour minimum shift.

Childcare Volunteers
Help provide loving care to residents’ children during bible study and/or program meetings.

Frequency: weekly.  Duration: approximately 30 minutes – 1 hour.

Catalyst Program Volunteers (Case Manager/Mentor)
This opportunity is based on a biblical model of discipleship which involves coming alongside our residents, building relationship with them, and helping them toward self-reliance as they explore or grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Frequency: weekly.  Duration: approximately 90 minutes.

Periodic Volunteer Opportunities

Special Event Volunteers
Throughout the year, Fellowship Missions participates in several events in the community in an effort to raise funds and awareness for homelessness in our community. Volunteers who help at special events fill a variety of roles and help with many different tasks as needed for the event.

Transportation
From time to time, residents need transportation assistance. Volunteers who help with this will drive residents to specific appointments and meetings as needed.

Office Help
Periodically, we need help with administrative tasks such as folding, stuffing. sorting and preparing mailings, filing, sorting & organizing donations, etc.

Cleaning
On a quarterly basis, volunteers may be asked to help deep clean the children’s playroom, the gathering room, and/or the kitchen. Twice a year, we also need assistance with deep cleaning the dorms and living areas.

Landscaping & Maintenance
We require the assistance of volunteers to help with landscaping and/or maintenance projects. This could include painting, light construction, etc.

 

Internship Opportunities

We welcome the opportunity to partner with students who need to fulfill internship requirements for high school or college programs. We strive to enhance your learning experience by providing exposure to social services, development, and/or programs.

Rather than fulfill a specific role, we prefer to work with students to customize their internship by providing practical experience working in a variety of areas within the shelter. Based on your goals, as well as our needs, this may include one or more of the previously mentioned volunteer opportunities, as well as supporting fundraising, marketing, communications, operations, programs, etc.

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Current Volunteer Needs for Ongoing Opportunities

  • Front Desk Volunteers
    • Monday from 1p-5p
    • Tuesday from 8:30a-4p
    • Wednesday from 6p-8p
    • Thursday from 6p-10p
    • Friday from 1p-10p
    • Saturday from 8:30a-10p
    • This is a weekly commitment and requires a 2 hour minimum shift, based on your availability.
  • Childcare Volunteers
    • Wednesday from 8:45a-10:15a
    • This is a weekly commitment.
  • Catalyst Program Volunteers (Case Manager/Mentor)
    • Men’s Program – in need of 8 volunteers
    • Women’s Program – in need of 2 volunteers
    • This is a weekly commitment, between 90 minutes and 2 hours. Hours are flexible based on your availability.
  • Kitchen Volunteers
    • Cook & Serve: Breakfast Help – prepare, serve & help clean up breakfast (6a-8a); weekly commitment on Saturday or Sunday
    • Cook & Serve: Lunch Help – prepare, serve & help clean up lunch (10a-12p Fri & Sat; 1p-2p Sundays); weekly commitment on Friday, Saturday or Sunday
    • Cook & Serve: Dinner Help – prepare, serve & help clean up dinner (5p-7p); weekly, monthly or as available
    • Serve Only: Dinner Help – come in and serve meals that have been provided or prepared ahead of time (6p-7:15p); weekly, monthly or as available

 

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