detail

Ready to Begin With Basics?

Volunteer for a Shift

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

1 Church St, Cambridge MA, 02138

WHEN

You can choose between weekly shifts, onetime shifts, or joining the substitute list.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Group

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Volunteers are especially needed during Thanksgiving, the winter holiday season, spring break, and summer when many weekly student volunteers are away.  We rely on volunteers to keep our shelter open.  Please help.  We very much appreciate it!

DESCRIPTION

Prepare and serve warm meals to guests experiencing homelessness.


ITEMS NEEDED

None. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 0 - 10: cannot volunteer in the shelter under any circumstances.
  • 11 - 14: can volunteer in the shelter if they are accompanied by a parent/guardian at least a 1 parent for 2 children ratio and may only be in the kitchen at all times. They must have a parent/guardian signature.
  • 15 - 17: must have a parent/guardian signature. If they are not a Harvard College student, they cannot be on an overnight shift.
  • 18+: perfectly fine!


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Sign up using the link above.  let them know you learned of this opportunity through PGK.
  2. Be sure to be on time for your shift.
  3. Instructions will be provided by staff members on site. 
Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the Give Back app!