Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness

Minimum Age:18+

The Gathering Place Volunteer

Please note: The Gathering Place is open Monday through Friday. Our volunteer shifts typically fall between the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm. We DO NOT offer volunteer opportunities in the evenings or on weekends. We ask that volunteers make a commitment to volunteer weekly for a minimum of three months.

 

Computer Lab (9:30am-11:30am or 1:00pm-3:00pm)

  • Relaxed, laid back atmosphere. Bring a book or homework during downtime!
  • Sign members in to use computers
  • Assist members with easy computer questions
  • Manage waitlist when necessary
  • No particular computer skills necessary

Bridget’s Boutique (9:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm-3:00pm)

  • Check members in for Boutique appointments
  • Assist members in find clothing items
  • Record number of clothing items accessed by members

Betsy’s Cupboard (9:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm-3:00pm)

  • Check members in for Cupboard appointments
  • Assist members in accessing food
  • Record amount of food accessed by members

Kitchen (9:00am-1:30pm)

  • Upbeat, fun, active atmosphere
  • Assist in preparing and serving meals
  • Pack sack lunches
  • Help clean-up after meals

Welcome Desk (varies)

  • Sit at a computer station next to a staff member
  • Greet members
  • Sign members in for the day
  • Answer questions about The Gathering Place
  • Direct members toward relevant resources

Jobs & Education (varies)

  • Assist members with school work as a tutor
  • Offer professional skills to help members write resumes, cover letters, and practice interviewing
  • Strong educational and/or professional background is helpful

Art Program (9:30-11:30am or 1:00pm-3:00pm)

  • Calm, inspiring, creative environment
  • Provide encouragement to artists on their work
  • Maintain art supplies stations
  • Potential to lead classes if volunteer has desire to share special art skills

For group volunteer opportunities, please visit https://tgpdenver.org/volunteer/group-volunteers.html.  

Volunteer Welcome Tours available twice per month. Contact Cortney Mabry at cortney@tgpdenver.org or (303) 996-9041 for more information and to sign up for a tour. We hope to get you connected to our community soon!

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Volunteers needed through 1/1/2021

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