SUMMER HAS ARRIVED - FALL IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
With summer and the heat it brings, and the kids out of school, we always see an uptick in service needs.
One of those biggest needs is in our Food Pantry Our pantry is always in need of people throughout the week to come in for 2 - 4 hours during the day to help us sort donations, stock shelves, make up bags, etc. If you have a couple of hours a week, won't you consider coming in and helping us, even just 1 day a week?
Our annual 'Back To School Backpack Distribution is approaching fast. We will need volunteers for packing the backpacks on Monday, August 19th and the distribution day at Niles will be on Thursday, August 22nd. Volunteers are still needed both days so give us a call and see what shift times we may have available for you.
We still need help in the kitchen for our LUNCH BUNCH. We need people to help cook, serve, and do the dishes. Lunch Bunch is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:30am - 12:30pm. Volunteers are needed beginning at 9am. We have need for those available from 9am until 1pm for cooking and serving and also need volunteers from 12 noon until 2pm to clean-up the dining area and do the dishes.
With the passing onto glory of one of our long time receptionists, we have need of a receptionist and an on-call receptionist. We have a Monday afternoon shift available from 12 Noon - 4:00 pm on Monday afternoons. The on-call receptionist would need to be available Monday - Friday between the hours of 8am - 4pm, normally for a 4 hour shift (8am - 12 noon or 12 noon - 4pm). The on-call position is needed to cover the reception desk in the event that a regularly scheduled receptionist calls off, or to cover days a regularly scheduled volunteer needs to take a day off.
Please remember most of our volunteer hours of availability will normally be during the weekday - Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8am and 4 pm. We very rarely have volunteer hours on the weekends or evenings.
Won't you prayerfully consider giving of your time, even if just 1 day a week or month. WE CAN ALWAYS USE YOUR HELP.
Give Tim, our Coordinator of Volunteer Services a call - 269.684.2660
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