Bridges at Kraemer Place Emergency Shelter Volunteer
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16 people are interested
Title: Shelter Volunteer
Location: Anaheim, CA
Purpose: Mercy House is looking for volunteers to assist at Bridges at Kraemer Place program. The purpose of Bridges at Kraemer Place is to provide safe shelter for adult men and women. In addition, the shelter provides clients to case management with a Housing Navigator, access to meals, resources, and access to service providers for resources.
Volunteers must be willing to do all of the following tasks:
1. Greet Clients - Check-in
2. Assist with the meal set up and serving meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
4. Client Bin Check Outs
a. Must be able to lift 30lbs
5. Cleaning - wiping down tables, sweeping, taking out the trash, cleaning glass windows in the shelter, etc.
6. Organize and pass out donations
Reports to: On-Site Volunteer Associate, Site Leader(s), and Program Manager
Time Commitment: Volunteers are needed 7 days per week. We encourage volunteers to make a weekly commitment, if possible. We offer 3 & 4-hour shifts. We ask that volunteers, who sign up, serve the entire shift.
- First Shift: 5am-8am - 5 volunteers
- Second Shift: 10am-2pm - 5 volunteers
- Third Shift: 2pm-5pm - 5 volunteers
- Fourth Shift: 5pm-9pm - up to 10 volunteers
Skills and Qualifications: Must be very reliable, have good communication skills, ability to bend, squat, lift at least 30lbs, must be willing to volunteer and interact with people who come from different backgrounds, lifestyles and be open to adapting to shelter needs.
Age Restriction: The minimum age to volunteer at Bridges at Kraemer Place is 13 years old with a parent/guardian who is also signed up to serve on the same shift. Laundry volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.
All volunteers must complete a volunteer application and have a background check completed prior to volunteering. Volunteers are required to be processed before gaining access to the volunteer calendar. Please allow up to 2 business days for processing.
About Mercy House Living Centers
PO Box 1905, Santa Ana, CA 92702, US
To be the leader in ending homelessness by providing a unique system of dignified housing alternatives, programs, and supportive services.
Mercy House provides housing and comprehensive supportive services for a variety of homeless populations that include families, adult men and women, mothers and their children, persons living with HIV and/or AIDS, individuals overcoming substance addictions, and some who are physically or mentally disabled
We'll work with your schedule.
1000 N. Kraemer PlaceAnaheim, CA 92806