Individual Volunteer Application

OCTOBER 2020 NOTICE - DO NOT SUBMIT A VOLUNTEER FORM! We sincerely apologize, due to the increase COVID-19 cases in our county, we are currently not offering volunteer opportunities until further notice.

  • At this time, we are not accepting student/interns in our Medical/Dental Clinic. For Medical/Dental Professionals interested in volunteering, please contact us at (209) 467-0703 or volunteer@stmarysdiningroom.org
  • Volunteerism

  • 1. Kitchen: Assist with meal prep, filling meal containers for service and general cleaning
    2. Women and Children's Hygiene Center: Assist with organizing and distributing hygiene goods and clothing, After hours restocking shift: 1:00-3:00pm
    3. Men's Hygiene Center: Assist with organizing and distributing hygiene goods and clothing. 4. Facilities Maintenance: Assist with campus grounds keeping (Mostly outdoors)
    5. Laundry Room: Assist with sorting, folding/hanging clothing
  • When are you available to volunteer? Below, is our modified volunteer shifts until further notice. (Please mark all that apply)

  • Emergency Contact

  • 1. Long pants (No legs, ankle or feet showing).
    2. T-Shirt or Long Sleeve Shirt
    3. Non Slip or Tennis Shoes (no sandals or high heels).
    4. Aprons, hairnets and gloves will be provided.
    5. A baseball cap can be worn in place of our hairnets.
    Please do not bring any personal belongings (Purses, Backpacks, etc)
    We do not have a secure storage area and cannot be responsible for lost/stolen items.
  • All staff and volunteers are required to wear masks and undergo a daily temperature screening process.

    Out of respect and privacy for our guests, we do not permit any forms of video, photography, evangelization and/or interviews with our guests on our campus.

    PROCEDURES Follow all staff instructions, safety and hygiene procedures, and assigned tasks. Inform staff immediately if you are not comfortable with any task(s).
    YOUTH & CHAPERONE POLICY Volunteers under 18 years of age (youth) must have an adult chaperone. 1 adult may chaperone up to 5 youth. • Must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer in the kitchen area. • Chaperones MUST be actively supervising and volunteering alongside the minor(s) throughout the entire volunteer experience.
    DONATIONS Removing any donations including: food, clothing, property, etc. from St. Mary's without the permission from only SMDR Directors and/or our CEO, will result in termination. Volunteers do not receive any form of compensation for their service.
    INFORM a staff member if any problems should arise.
    Volunteers have the right to work in an environment free from harassment. This includes unwelcome verbal and/or physical conduct that degrades or shows hostility toward a staff member, another volunteer, or a guest.
  • My signature below acknowledges my understanding that I and/or my party, may be photographed or captured in video recordings during my volunteer experience. I hereby authorize St. Mary’s Dining Room to publish any photography/video taken of me/my party for use in St. Mary’s Dining Room’s publications or other media material produced including, but not limited to: brochures, television, websites, social media and/or other marketing materials. It is understood that my participation in any publication, websites, or other media produced by St. Mary’s Dining Room, and/or an entity acting with their permission, confers upon me no rights of compensation or ownership whatsoever.
  • I have read and understand the volunteer guidelines and expectations. If I do not comply, I understand I will be asked to leave.

  • We look forward to welcoming you!