From December - March, Shelter House manages a satellite low-barrier Winter Emergency Shelter which is open to anyone who needs a warm, safe place to sleep. Volunteers assist staff in supervising the space which may include crisis intervention and conflict resolution. Additional duties include distributing winter clothing, managing food service, and facilitating recreational activities. Shift times and duration are flexible but all shifts take place between 5pm - 8am. 5-hour shifts are strongly recommended.
Interested applicants can fill out an application at https://shelterhouseiowa.org/volunteer/
About Shelter House Community Shelter and Transition Services
429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240, US
Shelter House strives to alleviate the problems faced by our community's homeless. We will advocate for positive changes and will guide, teach and facilitate those asking for our assistance through a productive and sustained transition to permanent housing.
Shelter House is Johnson County's only general use homeless shelter, serving men woman and children under one roof 365 days of the year. We provide shelter, food, compassion, employment assistance, in-depth life skills training and counseling. Emergency Shelter Hours: 5 pm - 8 am Monday through Friday and 5 pm - 11 am Saturday and Sunday