1st Shift Volunteers - Homeless Shelter (5:30 pm - 10:30 pm)


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 19, 2016 05:30 PM - Mon May 01, 2017 10:30 PM


1851 S 9th AveMaywood, IL 60153


5:30pm-10:30pm once a week through May, 2017.

Volunteers in the Shelter will work cooperatively along side guests and supervise regular shelter activity.

A chore list will be available at each site and the volunteers will ensure that guests perform their assigned chores (i.e. cleaning the bathroom, taking out the trash, sweeping and mopping).

* Prepare site: check supplies - personal care items; necessary forms.

* Open doors and sign-in guests.

* Oversee guest set up of pads in sleeping room.

* (When necessary) Assist dinner team in preparing, serving, and cleaning up the family-style meal.

* Interact with guests, help them get settled.

* Socialize, play games with guests, as time allows.

* Monitor restrooms and clean-up for bed time.

* Lights out at 10 PM.

* Complete necessary paper work, especially the shift log.

* Communicate with second shift personnel who replace you.


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once monthly December - May

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