LUM Summer of Service – Find Your Fit

Shelter | Youth Programs | Food Pantries & Rescue

It’s not too late for YOU to 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.

Here are the “Hot Needs” for the LUM Summer of Service. Check out these volunteer opportunities and find your fit!

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.

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 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.

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

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