Overnight Shelter Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


102 N. Union StreetRochester, NY 14607


The 2017/2018 season of Dimitri House's shelter will begin on November 5th and we're eager to make sure that you are a part of it! We're looking to recruit talented and devoted people to complement our team of dedicated volunteers for the upcoming season.

If you're interested in becoming a part of this exciting opportunity, please contact us at (585) 325-1796 or via email at hmarkham@dimitri-house.org to find out how you can be a part of something truly amazing.

Position Description:

The Overnight Shelter Volunteer (OSV) has the opportunity to interact with homeless men in our community and make a real difference in the lives of those in need. Arriving no later than 9 pm, OSV are responsible for spending the night in our shelter and providing support for the gentlemen who are our guests. OSV prepare a light meal in the evening and a hearty breakfast for the men in the morning.

As an Overnight Shelter Volunteer, you will have the chance to talk with our guests and help them with any issues that they might require assistance with. Mostly, though, the OSV is responsible for helping our guests feel safe and welcome in our shelter and for promoting a sense of community and acceptance in our city.


  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training

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