Hope's Corner

At the Corner of Hope & Mercy

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Volunteer


Volunteers are needed to make Hope’s Corner happen! We have volunteer opportunities every week on Thursday morning, Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. You can sign up for just one day or several. Please sign up if you are planning to come so we don't end up with too many volunteers and not enough for them to do.  Click here to learn more about volunteering.

Contact us to inquire about opportunities for groups! 

Read the volunteer job descriptions below, and then click on the Volunteer Now button to sign up.

Please print and bring a copy of the liability waiver/photo release with you the next time you volunteer so we can keep it on file.

 


Volunteer Job Descriptions 


Friday Room Setup

Set up tables and chairs in the dining area at Trinity UMC, 9:30 -10:30 a.m. or by appointment. 13 and older, please. 


Friday Food Prep

Prepare food at Trinity UMC Kitchen on Fridays, including boiled eggs, roasted potatoes, roasted vegetables and crustless quiche. Minimum age of 15 is required to work in the kitchen.  Two shifts are available:
Shift #1:2:30-4:00pm
Shift #2: 4:00-6:00pm


Saturday Breakfast Volunteer

Help set up, serve and clean up at Hope's Corner breakfast. Visit with guests if time allows. Please help us respect our guests' privacy by not taking photographs. Two shifts are available:
Shift #1: 7:00-8:50am
Shift #2: 8:45-10:45am


Thursday Shower Volunteer

7:45 - 10:30 am Male & Female Volunteer Shifts: Help set up and open showers, ensure cleanliness of facilities, facilitate guests signing up for their showers, guest check-in and checkout, explain and show guests the area and proper procedures. Interact with guests while they are waiting their turn.  Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Must complete a training with a previously trained volunteer.

10:30 - 1:15 am Male & Female Volunteer Shifts: Help ensure cleanliness of facilities, facilitate guests signing up for their showers, guest check-in and checkout, explain and show guests the area and proper procedures. Interact with guests while they are waiting their turn. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Must complete a training with a previously trained volunteer.


Saturday Shower Volunteer

 

 

6:30 - 9:15 am Male & Female Volunteer Shifts: Help set up and open showers, ensure cleanliness of facilities, facilitate guests signing up for their showers, guest check-in and checkout, explain and show guests the area and proper procedures. Interact with guests while they are waiting their turn. First shower available at 6:45 am. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Must complete a training with a previously trained volunteer.


9:15 - 12:45 pm Male & Female Volunteer Shifts: Ensure cleanliness of facilities, facilitate guests signing up for their showers, guest check-in and checkout, explain and show guests the area and proper procedures. Interact with guests while they are waiting their turn. Clean and close showers, collect towels and bathmats for laundering, prepare for the following week. Must be 18 or older to volunteer. Must complete a training with a previously trained volunteer.


Cold Weather Shelter Shower Volunteer

(Open in winter only, approximately late November to late March)

Make showers available for the women and families staying at the Cold Weather Shelter at Trinity UMC. Help set up and open showers, ensure cleanliness of facilities. Shift starts at 5:30 pm. First shower available at 5:45 pm. Shift is over at 8:30 pm. 
Facilitate guests signing up for their showers, guest check-in and check-out, explain and show guests the area and proper procedures. Interact with guests while they are waiting their turn. 
Must be female and 18 or older to volunteer. Must complete a training with a previously trained volunteer. Contact Callie Wigington or Bob Lee to schedule training if necessary.


If for any reason you are can't make the volunteer shift you signed up for, please let us know by emailing volunteers@hopes-corner.org or by calling 650-254-1450. Thanks!

Your time and dedication is much appreciated. Thank you. 

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