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Individual Volunteer Options

Volunteer Orientation

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

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Individual 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 seven 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.

Gail Miller Resource Center: Meal Sign Up

Men’s 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 ten 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 two 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 two-hour minimum commitment.

Midvale Family Resource Center: Warehouse Sign-Up

Men’s Resource Center: Warehouse Sign-Up

Gail Miller Resource Center: Warehouse Sign-Up

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.

Teen Night Out

Midvale Family Resource Center

Teen Night Out

The goal of this program is to facilitate activities for 13-17 year old shelter guests. Activities are usually off shelter grounds (laser tag, haunted house, movie, aquarium etc.) and there may be a fee associated.

  • Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm (approx.)
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Weekly, commitment for a minimum of 3 months

Please email [email protected] for more information.

Literacy Night

Midvale Family Resource Center

Literacy Night

The goal of this program is to help children, ages 5 – 12 years old, become interested in reading. Volunteers read a story with the children. Art and snack activities centered on the theme or characters in the story follow to reinforce the enjoyment of reading.

  • Mondays, 7–8pm
  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Weekly, one-hour commitment for a minimum of 3 months
Playroom Activities

Midvale Family Resource Center

Playroom Activities

Play games, coordinate learning activities, facilitate arts and crafts, be a mentor to the children who are staying in shelter with their family. Children are 5-12 years old.

  • Tuesdays, 7–8pm
  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Weekly, one-hour commitment for a minimum of 3 months
Playgroup with the Littles

Midvale Family Resource Center

Playgroup with the Littles

The goal of this program is to facilitate activities for children ages 2 to 5, who are not yet in school. Activities include storytime, free play, songs, crafts, and more! The children are also served snacks. Serve with at least two other lead program volunteers.

  • Occurs three times per week for one hour (days and times TBD) at our Midvale Family Resource Center
  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Sign up for shifts based on availability
  • Weekly, one-hour commitment for a minimum of 3 months

Please email [email protected] for more information.

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