Shelter – Overnight Volunteer

I2013-02-05 LUM Emergency Shelter 036 (2)f you wish to be considered for a volunteer shift at the LUM Emergency Shelter you MUST complete each of the steps as follows:

  1. Read the Description below
  2. Attend a mandatory Shelter Overnight Volunteer Training Session, offered each Monday at 6:30 p.m. – list of dates below
  3. Sign up online for a volunteer shift:
    January | February March | April | May | June | July | August September | October |
    | November | December |
Volunteer Job Title: Overnight Volunteer – LUM Emergency Shelter
Days/Hours: 8:00 p.m. – Midnight; or
8:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Every evening (365 days a year)
Job Description: Three volunteers and one staff member are scheduled nightly. Each volunteer will be assigned various duties including but not limited to the following:

  • Check-in Desk
  • Kitchen (serve food)
  • Hall & Bath (distribute towels, soaps, shampoo, etc.)
  • Assistance at the Winter Warming Station

Lights are out for guests at 10:30 p.m. After lights out, the three volunteers divide up the duties.
Wake-up for the guest is 6:00 a.m. sharp. A  breakfast snack is distributed and all guests are gone by 7:00 a.m.

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old. Training is provided. Volunteers must attend a Shelter Training Session. These sessions are held every Monday night.  See schedule below.
Contact: David Heckert, Shelter director (dheckert@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691)

 

LUM Shelter Training

  • Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: LUM Ray Ewry Youth Center, 525 N 4th Street, Lafayette
  • Please be prompt and please bring a pen
  • No registration necessary

Training Dates

Every Monday Evening at 6:30 p.m. at the LUM Ray Ewry Youth Center, 525 N 4th Street, Lafayette.
No training on Holidays (days that the LUM Office is closed). All dates are subject to change.

2018
  • Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Monday, December 10, 2018
  • Monday, December 17, 2018
2019
  • Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Monday, January 14, 2019
  • Monday, January 28, 2019
  • Monday, February 4, 2019
  • Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Monday, February 25, 2019
  • Monday, March 4, 2019
  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Monday, March 18, 2019
  • Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Monday, April 1, 2019
  • Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Monday, April 15, 2019
  • Monday, April 22, 2019
  • Monday, April 29, 2019
  • Monday, May 6, 2019
  • Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Monday, June 3, 2019
  • Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Monday, June 24, 2019
  • Monday, July 1, 2019
  • Monday, July 8, 2019
  • Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Monday, July 22, 2019
  • Monday, July 29, 2019
  • Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Monday, September 23, 2019
  • Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Monday, October 7, 2019
  • Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Monday, October 21, 2019
  • Monday, October 28, 2019
  • Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Monday, November 18, 2019
  • Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Monday, December 9, 2019
  • Monday, December 16, 2019
  • Monday, December 23, 2019
  • Monday, December 30, 2019
  • Monday, January 6, 2020

After you have completed a Training Session, you will be given the opportunity to sign up for a volunteer shift. Volunteer shifts are usually filled several weeks in advance unless there is a cancellation. If you are working to fulfill community service hours, please bring your papers from court or school.