Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities
Caring for People

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

PADS Volunteer - First United Methodist Church

JOURNEYS | The Road Home provides overnight shelter to homeless individuals and families in the North and Northwest Cook County area through the PADS program.  There are 18 PADS site locations that operate Monday - Sunday from 7:00pm - 7:00am.

First United Methodist is a Monday night site that needs help with a variety of tasks.  The shifts and opportunities available have been listed below:

Setup (6:00pm - 7:00pm)
1st Shift (6:30pm - 11:00pm)- Meal Serving, Checking in clients/guests, etc.
2nd Shift (11:00pm - 3:00am) - Admit late approvals, prepare lunches, monitor the site and sleeping guests, etc.
3rd shift (3:00am - 7:00am) - Monitor the site and sleeping guests, make coffee, wake up clients/guests, etc.
Clean Up (6:00am - 7:00am)

All volunteers must attend a mandatory orientation held at JOURNEYS (1140 E Northwest Highway, Palatine).  For additional information and the orientation schedule please visit journeystheroadhome.org.
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Volunteers needed through 8/31/2021

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