LUM Summer of Service – Find Your Fit

Shelter | Youth Programs | Food Pantries & Rescue

Make this your “LUM Summer of Service.” Volunteers are needed with the LUM food pantries, homeless shelter, youth programs including the full-day, child care program and summer camp.

LUM Summer of Service gives you the chance to make a difference in your community, meet an immediate need, and see the impact of your efforts. So, follow your passion, find something that excites you and convince a friend or two to join you.

Shelter — Volunteers
Needed each evening from 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. -or- 8 p.m. – midnight. Check-in guests, serve meals and distribute bedding & shower items. Training is provided.

Shelter — Provide Meals
A simple meal for 46 shelter guests is needed each evening at 8 p.m. Planning and preparing a meal is a great activity for groups. You may stay and serve the meal or drop it off in advance.

Food Pantries
Needed Thursdays in downtown Lafayette & Fridays in West Lafayette from 9 a.m. – noon. Check-in clients, enter data, pick up food, assist clients in shopping & organize the pantry.

Child Care — Aides
Needed each weekday from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Help children with math, reading, arts & crafts and recreation; prepare and serve snack and lunch, and supervise study trips. Training provided.

LUM Camp — Counselors
Needed five days (11 a.m. on Monday, July 24 to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 28). With two other staff, oversee a group of ten children during a four-day, overnight camp. Support each child with structured activities. Training is provided.

Food Rescue Initiative
Needed weekday mornings & evening and Saturdays. Pick up surplus food at local bakeries & coffeeshops and delivery them to LUM. Also, LUM is looking for an individual to coordinate the program.

Follow your passion, find something that excites you and convince a friend or two to join you. Make this your LUM Summer of Service.

For more information, go to LUMserve.org/volunteer; or email or call Terri Anderson, the LUM volunteer coordinator (volunteer@LUMserve.org | 765-423-2691).

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