University District: Serve your community at the Urban Rest Stop!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1415 NE 43rd AveSeattle, WA 98105

Volunteering at the Urban Rest Stop

About

The Urban Rest Stop, a project of the Low Income Housing Institute, provides a clean, safe and dignified place where individuals, families, elders and youth can access restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities free of charge.

The Urban Rest Stop is open from 9am - 6pm Tuesday-Friday

Join the Urban Rest Stop volunteer team! Fill out our online application to start your enrollment as a URS/LIHI volunteer and start changing lives!

Benefits:

  • Be part of an innovative, locally and nationally-recognized program working on the frontlines of homelessness.
  • Build your resume by expanding non-profit and social service experience - references provided upon request.
  • Fast-paced highly sociable environment.
  • Location easy to access via public transit.
  • Flexible schedule.

Duties:

  • Ensure that the Urban Rest Stop provides a welcoming, clean and safe environment. Respect the confidentiality of URS patrons.
  • Assist with the maintenance of appointments for laundry and showers.
  • Stock and sort hygiene and cleaning supplies.
  • Distribute personal care items as requested and when donations are available.
  • Distribute towels and coveralls for parton use.
  • Assist with the collection of demographic and facility information.
  • Help maintain a high level of facility cleanliness.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per shift at least one shift per week
  • 3 month committment

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