LUM Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer opportunities


Volunteers are an essential part of LUM programs & services. There are a variety of ways to get engaged and serve your community through LUM. For LUM volunteer information, click HERE.

Here are the current LUM volunteer opportunities:


Sunday Noon Meal—Volunteer Coordinator

The Sunday Noon Meal needs a volunteer each and every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each Sunday a “noon meal” is offered to the community at the LUM Youth Center, Lafayette. The LUM volunteer coordinator assists the weekly “food prep team.” If you are interested or need more information please click HERE, or please call or email Gina Williams (765-423-2691 | gwilliams@lumserve.org).


Income Tax Preparers

The LUM Volunteer Tax Assistance Program offers flexible hours, the training is provided at no cost, and the time commitment is up to you. In all tax volunteer roles, individuals who are bilingual, multi-lingual, or have international experience are helpful. If you are interested or need more information please click HERE, or please call or email Marilyn Zerbes (765-423-2691 | mzerbes@lumserve.org).


Emergency Shelter—Overnight Volunteers

Three volunteers and one staff member are scheduled nightly (8 p.m.—7 a.m. or 8 p.m.—midnight; every night) at the LUM Emergency Shelter. Each volunteer will be assigned various duties including but not limited to Check-in Desk, Kitchen (serve food), Hall & Bath (distribute towels, soaps, shampoo, etc.), and assistance at the Winter Warming Station. For more information & the training schedule, click HERE — or please call or email Gina Williams (765.423.2691 | gwilliams@lumserve.org).


LUM Camp Counselors

Sixty volunteer camp counselors and activity leaders are needed for LUM Camp 2016 — August 1-5 at Hanging Rock Camp. LUM Camp is a week-long, overnight camp program for low-income children from 8 to 10 years old. Must be able to spend the entire week at LUM Camp from 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 1 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5. For additional LUM Camp volunteer information, click HERE.


Immigration Clinic—Short-hand/Dictation

The LUM Immigration Clinic is in need of volunteers who have experience taking shorthand and dictation. The volunteer would assist in preparing client applications for submission to United States Citizenship & Immigration Services. For more information, click HERE.


LUM Good Samaritan Fund FOLLIES

Volunteers are needed the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies fundraising event — to set-up (4/14), staff the LUM Follies event (4/15), and break-down (4/15). Perfect for groups. Check out the Follies volunteer sign up sheets HERE.


Please pass this information along to others and any groups you know. Thanks.

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