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 |

MEALS – if you are looking to prepare and/or serve meals to our shelter guests, click HERE.

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.

2020
  • Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Monday, March 2, 2020
  • Monday, March 9, 2020
  • Monday, March 16, 2020
  • Monday, March 23, 2020
  • Monday, March 30, 2020
  • Monday, April 6, 2020
  • Monday, April 13, 2020
  • Monday, April 20, 2020
  • Monday, April 27, 2020
  • Monday, May 4, 2020
  • Monday, May 11, 2020
  • Monday, May 18, 2020
  • Monday, May 25, 2020
  • Monday, June 1, 2020
  • Monday, June 8, 2020
  • Monday, June 15, 2020
  • Monday, June 22, 2020
  • Monday, June 29, 2020
  • Monday, July 6, 2020
  • Monday, July 13, 2020
  • Monday, July 20, 2020
  • Monday, July 27, 2020
  • Monday, August 3, 2020
  • Monday, August 10, 2020
  • Monday, August 17, 2020
  • Monday, August 24, 2020
  • Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Monday, September 7, 2020
  • Monday, September 14, 2020
  • Monday, September 21, 2020
  • Monday, September 28, 2020
  • Monday, October 5, 2020
  • Monday, October 12, 2020
  • Monday, October 19, 2020
  • Monday, October 26, 2020
  • Monday, November 2, 2020
  • Monday, November 9, 2020
  • Monday, November 16, 2020
  • Monday, November 23, 2020
  • Monday, November 30, 2020
  • Monday, December 7, 2020
  • Monday, December 14, 2020
  • Monday, December 21, 2020
  • Monday, December 28, 2020
2021
  • Monday, January 4, 2021
  • Monday, January 11, 2021
  • Monday, January 18, 2021
  • Monday, January 25, 2021
  • Monday, February 1, 2021
  • Monday, February 8, 2021
  • Monday, February 15, 2021
  • Monday, February 22, 2021
  • Monday, March 1, 2021
  • Monday, March 8, 2021
  • Monday, March 15, 2021
  • Monday, March 22, 2021
  • Monday, March 29, 2021
  • Monday, April 5, 2021
  • Monday, April 12, 2021
  • Monday, April 19, 2021
  • Monday, April 26, 2021
  • Monday, May 3, 2021
  • Monday, May 10, 2021
  • Monday, May 17, 2021
  • Monday, May 24, 2021
  • Monday, May 31, 2021
  • Monday, June 7, 2021
  • Monday, June 14, 2021
  • Monday, June 21, 2021
  • Monday, June 28, 2021
  • Monday, July 5, 2021
  • Monday, July 12, 2021
  • Monday, July 19, 2021
  • Monday, July 26, 2021
  • Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Monday, August 9, 2021
  • Monday, August 16, 2021
  • Monday, August 23, 2021
  • Monday, August 30, 2021
  • Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Monday, September 13, 2021
  • Monday, September 20, 2021
  • Monday, September 27, 2021
  • Monday, October 4, 2021
  • Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Monday, October 18, 2021
  • Monday, October 25, 2021
  • Monday, November 1, 2021
  • Monday, November 8, 2021
  • Monday, November 15, 2021
  • Monday, November 22, 2021
  • Monday, November 29, 2021
  • Monday, December 6, 2021
  • Monday, December 13, 2021
  • Monday, December 20, 2021
  • Monday, December 27, 2021
  • Monday, January 3, 2022

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.