Volunteer

VOLUNTEERS MAKE OUR WORK POSSIBLE!
We rely on volunteers to help serve over 700 homeless and financially burdened men, women and children every day of the year! To submit a Volunteer Application: Select the INDIVIDUAL or GROUP VOLUNTEER APPLICATION BUTTON.

GROUPS: Must schedule volunteer opportunities prior to service.
Once we review your application, you will receive an email or phone call from our volunteer coordinator.

  • DO YOU NEED TO COMPLETE COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS?
    You must enroll into a different program called the Community (CS) Service Programto have your service hours tracked and signed with a letter of proof. Our (CS) Program is designed for those who need to complete service hours for court, school, church and other institutions. Participants must enroll in our Administration Office prior to serving their hours. For details, please contact Secilia or Georgie at (209) 467-0703.

Feeding the Hungry

Kitchen (16 years old and over. All minors require adult chaperones)
 Prepare and serve meals, daily cleaning.

  • Breakfast weekdays and weekends: 8:00am – 9:30am
  • Lunch weekdays and weekends: 11:45am – 1:15pm
  • Dinner weekdays and weekends: 4:30pm – 6:30 pm

Dining Room (All ages welcome with adult chaperones)
Collect meal tickets, serve meals, prepare utensils, daily cleaning.

  • Breakfast weekdays and weekends: 8:15am – 9:30am
  • Lunch weekdays and weekends: 11:45am – 1:15pm
  • Dinner weekdays and weekends: 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Caring for Health Issues

Virgil Gianelli M.D. Medical Clinic

  • Medical professionals such as doctors, nurses, specialists and bilingual medical assistants provide quality medical care to individuals and families at no cost.
  • HIPAA and Medical Certifications are required to volunteer.
  • Monday – Friday: Hours vary

St. Raphael’s Dental Clinic

  • Dental professionals such as dentists, hygienists and bilingual dental assistants provide quality dental care to individuals and families at no cost.
  • HIPAA and Dental Certifications are required to volunteer.
  • Monday –  Friday: Hours vary

Restoring Human Dignity

Men’s/Women’s and Children Clothing & Hygiene Center

  • Sort, organize and display clothing and hygiene donations.
  • Assist clients with clothes selections and maintain clothing racks.
  • Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Social Services

  • Volunteer at our front desk and assist with clerical duties.
  • Volunteer case managers assist with paperwork, providing resources and referrals. 
  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm or 1:00 – 3:00pm 

Other Opportunities

Guest Enrichment Center: Senior Center

  • Prepare the center, snacks and beverages. Assist with leading, participating in activities for our senior guests.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 12:30pm – 4:00pm 

Facilities

  • Assist with gardening and general campus maintenance. 
  • Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 3:00pm

St. Mary’s Dining Room Ambassador

Ambassadors are volunteers who open doors for St. Mary’s Dining Room in the community, introducing new people to our More than Meals Tours. If you are interested in becoming an Ambassador, please contact Jennifer Rowell at (209) 467-0703.