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Group Volunteer Options

Volunteer Orientations are required for our ongoing programming with the children, but not for warehouse and meal service opportunities.

We kindly ask all volunteer groups to:
-Confirm with our Volunteer Coordinators the week before each activity.
-Let our Volunteer Coordinators know if you would like to be added to a cancellation list, in case a last-minute activity slot becomes available.

Group Volunteer Options

Volunteering is a great way to help those who are in need, meet new and amazing people, and have fun!

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

Help Serve a Meal

Men's Resource Center / Gail Miller Resource Center

Help Serve a Meal

*If you or someone you live with is in the high-risk category, we recommend that you do NOT volunteer at this time. 

This opportunity invites individuals and small community groups to help with meal prep and service. Volunteers are needed 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal service. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

  • Breakfast Meal Service, daily 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
  • Lunch Meal Service, daily 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Dinner Meal Service, daily 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

All volunteers will be asked to wear a mask, and follow social distancing protocols set in place by the health department, and The Road Home. To sign up to serve a meal, please click on the links below.

Men’s Resource Center: Meal Sign Up

Gail Miller Resource Center: Meal Sign Up

For further information please email: [email protected]

Warehouse

Midvale Family Resource Center | Men's Resource Center | Gail Miller Resource Center

Warehouse

Small groups of 10 or fewer are gratefully needed in our warehouses at the Men’s Resource Center, Gail Miller Resource Center, and Midvale Family Resource Center for shifts of 2 or more hours. You will assist warehouse staff in accepting and sorting donations, organizing clothing, and identifying needed items. Volunteer opportunities are available daily. All volunteers must be 12 or older and wear closed-toed shoes. We ask for a 2 hour minimum commitment.

Gail Miller Resource Center: Warehouse Sign-Up

Midvale Family Resource Center: Warehouse Sign-Up

Men’s Resource Center: Warehouse Sign-Up

 

Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

Help us spread Fall cheer by providing Halloween costumes for the kids we are serving! This is a fun activity that benefits the children we serve. Get together with family, a group of friends, or even by yourself to provide as many costumes as you’d like.

  • We are in need of costumes in all sizes for children ages 0-17 years old.
  • Please do not include any weapons, such as toy guns/swords/etc.
  • Please clearly mark each costume with the age, size, and if applicable, gender.
  • Costumes may be dropped off anytime before October 21st.
  • We will accept new and gently used costumes this year.

Thank you so much, we look forward to working with you! Please reach out to [email protected] if you have any questions.

Sack Lunches

Midvale Family Resource Center

Sack Lunches

Make sack lunches for preschool children staying at the Midvale Family Resource Center. Please check the current number of lunches requested on your service days prior to purchasing food. Due to security and confidentiality concerns, groups will not be allowed to distribute the lunches to the individual children. For detailed guidelines, please see the Health Department’s Food Safety Guide.

Adult To-Go Meals

Men's Resource Center

Adult To-Go Meals

Thank you so much for your willingness to provide To-Go Meals for the single men at the Men’s Resource Center. Many of the individuals staying at the Men’s Resource Center may be away from the facility during meal times for a variety of reasons (they are employed, doctor’s appointments, job interviews, applying for an apartment) and your generosity helps us to ensure that everyone has a chance to eat. We ask for 30 to-go meals per day. Due to security and confidentiality concerns, groups will not be allowed to distribute the lunches to the individuals. The Health Department is no longer requiring permits; however, they are strongly recommending that all food be prepared in a non-residential kitchen. For more detailed guidelines on preparing to-go meals please see the Health Department’s Food Safety Guide

Box Dinners for the Families

Midvale Family Resource Center

Box Dinners for the Families

Because of COVID-19 restrictions for shelter guests as well as for volunteers, boxed meals are extremely helpful for families. There are no dietary restrictions. Please check the current number of dinners requested on your service day prior to purchasing food. In each box dinner,

Palmer Court Pantry

Palmer Court Pantry

Palmer Court Pantry

Palmer Court provides onsite supportive services including Early HeadStart and HeadStart, health and behavioral health supports, employment supports and a Food Pantry to ensure that tenants have the resources they need to remain stable in their homes. Volunteers are needed at our Palmer Court Food Pantry to help sort and organize food donations and keep our shelves fully stocked.

Prepare & Serve a Dinner to Families

Midvale Family Resource Center

Prepare & Serve a Dinner to Families

*THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO  COVID-19.

Shelter dinners are a hands-on experience. Every group who has come has asked to come back. It is both humbling and eye opening. When providing shelter dinners, we do ask groups to provide all of the food and paper products needed for your particular dinner. We ask that the food be pre-made and brought to the shelter ready to serve. Please plan on serving approximately 200 individuals. We ask groups to arrive at shelter at 6:00pm to set up and ready to serve by 6:30pm. The Health Department is no longer requiring permits; however, they are strongly recommending that all food be prepared in a non-residential kitchen. For more detailed guidelines on preparing meals for our families and individuals please see the Health Department’s Food Safety Guide. We do not offer dinners on the weekends.

Kids’ Activity

Midvale Family Resource Center

Kids’ Activity

*THIS OPPORTUNITY IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19.

The Midvale Family Resource Center playroom is available on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6–7pm or 7–8pm to schedule group activities with the kids. We can accommodate groups of 10–20 volunteers ages 12 or older. Plan on 30–40 children ages 5–12. Ideas include decorating cookies, craft projects, creating gifts for families during holidays, and more!

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Moments That Matter

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