The Mustard Seed
Position / Placement: Shelter Helper
The Mustard Seed Shelter provides emergency shelter, food and clothing for up to 45 adults experiencing homelessness every night. Shelter Helpers work together as part of a team of volunteers and staff to ensure all guests have access to day-to-day essentials.
Description of Tasks:
Assist in the different areas throughout the shelter. These include:
o Office/Hygiene/Clothing - handing out personal care items, in addition to doing laundry and handing out socks.
o Locker Area – checking in guests, opening lockers, assigning new lockers to first-time or returning guests
• Report to the Team Lead/Shelter Staff
• Support shelter team with new guest intake
• Ensure guests are greeted with smiles and love each evening and morning
Must have a heart for meeting the needs of people experiencing homelessness, an ability to enforce rules when needed (with staff assistance).
Some benefits include:
Create balance in your life
Gain valuable, practical experience
Be involved in your community in a rewarding way
Develop new skills while retaining and sharpening old skills
Develop leadership potential
Have networking opportunities
Teens (18 - 24 years old)
Adults (25 years old +)
Organization: The Mustard Seed
Contact Person: Cassidy Fegan
Phone Number: (403) 352-8028