Emergency Shelter Daytime Projects Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2219 Chicago Ave. SMinneapolis, MN 55404


About

Our Saviour’s Housing is a community of hope for those who need a home. Our mission is eliminating homelessness by providing shelter, support, and a chance to start over. We serve nearly 500 adults each year in three housing programs: Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, and Permanent Supportive Housing.

Join Our Saviour's Housing as a crucial part of our daytime team! Gain experience with social services and homelessness in a friendly environment where your unique talents will be valued. This is a great volunteer position to share your talents and discover new ones! The volunteer will work closely with staff on a variety of projects to ensure that operations run smoothly and the building is ready to host overnight residents.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Organize donations, supply cabinets, clothing closet, and the kitchen
  • Prepare shelter bedrooms for new residents
  • Perform basic housekeeping tasks such as laundry & unloading the dishwasher
  • Make occasional runs to Peace Coffee for shelter coffee supply and Goodwill for excess donations
  • Maintaining resident informational bulletin boards
  • Occasional room painting for resident move-ins & other basic maintenance projects

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hour shift weekly (Mon-Thurs, 10am-5pm)
  • Ability to lift and carry items up to 40 pounds, including down staircases
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