Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities
Food Preparation & Meal Services,Caring for People

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

Summer PADS Volunteer - Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

Summer is an especially rough time to be homeless in Illinois. High heat and humidity lead to many deaths among the medically vulnerable. Our homeless neighbors are no exception.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd will be providing shelter each Wednesday evening from May - September. The shifts and opportunities available are 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).  Please Express Interest for more information about how to get involved this summer!


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Volunteers needed through 10/1/2021

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