Volunteer

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we have suspended all in-shelter volunteers. There are remote volunteer options to assist our operations. These opportunities will be sorted by our volunteer department. Please fill out your volunteer profile as normal and our volunteer coordinators will be in contact. Thank you for your understanding at this time.

Individual Volunteering

Remote Volunteering

Available remote volunteering activities include: Life Skills Facilitator (Share your skills with our guests or play games and have fun. Skills can include: resume building, interview skills, house repairs, life hacks, computer skills, etc.), Cooking Lead (Will record cooking tutorial videos of affordable meals), Translator, and, Special Events (Seasonal)

Kitchen Support

Help create delicious and nourishing meals for the guests at the Inn! As a kitchen support volunteer, you will assist the kitchen staff with various essential kitchen and meal preparation tasks.

Special Event Support

Volunteering for a special event is a great way to get involved with Inn from the Cold! As a special event volunteer, there are a wide variety of roles you can do. Get in touch and find out how you can help support our next event!

Administrative Support

Support our mission by working behind-the-scenes. As an administrative support volunteer, you will help with various tasks such as data entry, filing, and letter writing. This work is essential to our organization!

Birthday Party Host

Every kid deserves a birthday party! As birthday party host, you will lead and support the volunteer birthday party crew as they plan, execute, and clean up after one of our monthly birthday parties, held at our Emergency Family Shelter.

Meal Host

Support and provide direction to meal-service volunteers. As a meal host, you are essential to the delivery of breakfast, lunch, or dinner service to more than 30 families staying in our Emergency Family Shelter.

Family Facilitator

As a family facilitator, you’ll help lead engaging, fun and educational activities for children and youth staying at our Emergency Family Shelter.

Group Volunteering

Bagged Lunches/Meal Prep

You and your group (2-4 people) will keep families full and healthy by assisting the kitchen staff by making and preparing nutritious bagged lunches and helping with meal prep. (Note: 2 hour shifts, between 9am and 4pm)

Special Event Team

Volunteering for a special event is a great way to get involved with Inn from the Cold! As a special event volunteer, there are a wide variety of roles you can serve. Get in touch and find out how you can help support our next event!

Meal Service

Serve one of our nutritious meals to children and families staying in the Emergency Family Shelter. You and your group will set up, serve, and clean up after the meal.

Birthday Party Crew

Create a fun birthday celebration for the children and families staying at our shelter! You and your crew (10-12 people) will work together to plan, prepare, and put on one of our special monthly birthday parties.

Building Maintenance

If you and your group (2-20 people) are handy and enjoy fixing things, join our team as maintenance volunteers. We need your assistance with general maintenance and facility repairs. (Note: Shifts available weekdays, 9am-3pm)