Shelter – Overnight Volunteer

COVID-19 Response

If you wish to volunteer at the LUM Emergency Shelter, please…

  1. Read the Description below
  2. Sign up online for a volunteer shift:

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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:Shelter director ( | 765-423-2691)

LUM Shelter Training

Due to COVID-19, new volunteers will be trained on their first night of volunteering.