Update May 2021:
Dimitri House is now accepting vaccinated
Volunteer Overview here
Online Volunteer Application here
Volunteers assist staff with various office tasks, answering phones, filing, scheduling appointments laundry and preparing mailings.
Drop-in Program Volunteer Role
Volunteers serve food in our dining room, wash dishes, and keep the dining room well stocked and clean. Volunteers are encouraged to sit and chat with our guests and engage in activities such as a card game or chess.
Food Pantry Volunteer Role
Volunteers answer the door, welcome clients, check identification and verify addresses. During November to April, volunteers also help prepare food bags. During May to October, volunteers support our “Client Choice” Program, where clients have the opportunity to create their own custom food bags by choosing foods they like from our pantry.
Life Skills Mentor
A life skills Mentor provides support and rehabilitative duties for people who have recently moved in permanent supportive housing after experiencing chronic homelessness. You are responsible for helping your tenant find solutions for performing daily tasks and functions that may be currently difficult for them. Including but not limited to grocery shopping, cooking, budgeting, household maintenance, and advocacy. Variable hours and days of the week, maybe short-term or long-term pending progress of tenant.
If interested in any of these opportunities, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 585-325-1796.