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
    – list of dates below
  3. Sign up online for a volunteer shift:
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: Todd Wesbrook (twesbrook@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.

2017
  • Monday, July 3, 2017
  • Monday, July 10, 2017
  • Monday, July 17, 2017
  • Monday, July 24, 2017
  • Monday, July 31, 2017
  • Monday, August 7, 2017
  • Monday, August 14, 2017
  • Monday, August 21, 2017
  • Monday, August 28, 2017
  • Monday, September 4, 2017
  • Monday, September 11, 2017
  • Monday, September 18, 2017
  • Monday, September 25, 2017
  • Monday, October 2, 2017
  • Monday, October 9, 2017
  • Monday, October 16, 2017
  • Monday, October 23, 2017
  • Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Monday, November 6, 2017
  • Monday, November 13, 2017
  • Monday, November 20, 2017
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
  • Monday, December 4, 2017
  • Monday, December 11, 2017
  • Monday, December 18, 2017
2018
  • March 20, 2018
  • March 27, 2018
  • April 3, 2018
  • April 10, 2018
  • April 17, 2018
  • April 24, 2018
  • May 1, 2018
  • May 8, 2018
  • May 15, 2018
  • May 22, 2018
  • May 29, 2018
  • June 5, 2018
  • June 12, 2018
  • June 19, 2018
  • June 26, 2018
  • July 3, 2018
  • July 10, 2018
  • July 17, 2018
  • July 24, 2018
  • July 31, 2018
  • August 7, 2018
  • August 14, 2018
  • August 21, 2018
  • August 28, 2018
  • September 4, 2018
  • September 11, 2018
  • September 18, 2018
  • September 25, 2018
  • October 2, 2018
  • October 9, 2018
  • October 16, 2018
  • October 23, 2018
  • October 30, 2018
  • November 6, 2018
  • November 13, 2018
  • November 20, 2018
  • November 27, 2018
  • December 4, 2018
  • December 11, 2018
  • December 18, 2018

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.