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Become a Volunteer

Volunteering is rewarding – we need you! Our shelter is an emergency overnight shelter open from November until April, the coldest winter months. While volunteering at the shelter, you will learn new skills, meet new friends, and be part of an important cause. Make a difference in your community by sharing your skills and interests.

How to Join

  1. Review Shelter Duties & Tasks

    Review Shift Duties to determine if volunteering at our shelter is the right opportunity for you. Please read carefully prior to signing up for shifts.

  2. Complete Volunteer Application

    Complete our On-line Application. Once submitted, the Coordinator will contact you via e-mail. Ensure you check your junk mail as our reply e-mail might get sent there and need to be marked by you as safe.

  3. Obtain a Criminal Record Check

    As our volunteers work with a vulnerable population, we require a criminal record check. You may provide the receipt and be reimbursed for costs incurred. Please follow this link for details on obtaining your criminal record check

  4. Attend a Volunteer Orientation Session

    Our Coordinator will be in contact to sign you up for an upcoming You are eligible for additional training opportunities with a seasonal commitment of 10 volunteer shifts or more.

  5. Sign-up for Available Shifts

    Once you are a registered volunteer you can sign up for shifts using our convenient and flexible on-line shift calendar.