We rely on volunteers to help run the shelter. During the season, we need volunteers:

Each day to:

  • Staff the shelter from 5:45 pm to midnight each day (trained position for adults – , email volunteer@fcshelter.org for more info. Volunteer Training will take place on Thur, 10/24 and Thur, 11/7 at 6:30 PM at the shelter. Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory for new volunteers).
  • Prepare and deliver a hot dinner for 14 people.
  • Deliver bag lunches for 12 people.

Each week to:

  • Buy groceries, supplies, and cleaning materials.
  • Take laundry to laundromat and return to the shelter.
And volunteers also help by:
  • Sharing their expertise with residents.
  • Organizing fundraising opportunities.
  • Donating coats, socks, heavy clothing.
  • Writing grants.

Sign-ups are now open for the following opportunities:

1. Staff Volunteer – These volunteers serve alongside professional staff from 5:45 pm-midnight every night of the week and from 11:59 pm-8am (overnight) on Friday and Saturday nights. Sign up here to select your staff volunteer shifts.  https://signup.com/go/KiDkVMG

2. Grocery Giver – These volunteers provide/shop for/deliver a week’s worth of groceries and supplies. Sign up here: https://signup.com/go/HYqcVzU

3. Bag Lunch Provider – These volunteers make and deliver 12 bagged lunches.  Sign up here: https://signup.com/go/eEDhXYN

Please email volunteer@fcshelter.org with questions.

Thank you for your support of the shelter!