Welcome Back Volunteers!

Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Beginning Monday, January 25, 2021, volunteers will be allowed to serve inside the St. Francis House again, the Board of Directors announced. There will still be some restrictions. They include:

  • Volunteer groups will be limited in size in order to practice social distancing.
  • Volunteers must wear masks (Volunteers may bring their own masks or St. Francis House has cloth or disposable masks available)
  • Volunteers will have their temperatures checked upon arrival
  • Volunteers will be asked a series of CDC questions regarding health conditions
  • Volunteers must complete a liability waiver form before serving

This policy is to protect our volunteers, guests and staff. We apologize for this inconvenience, but we appreciate your understanding.

Feel free to complete the volunteer interest form so Tom, our Volunteer Coordinator, can contact you and explain what future volunteer opportunities are available.

Keep checking our social media outlets. When we are able to have all volunteers return, we will post that notice on our social media pages. Thanks for your understanding.

Volunteers are an integral component in the operation of St. Francis House. Whether you're an individual, family, small group or large group, volunteer opportunities are always available. Here's a glimpse of some of the available opportunities.

Meal Serving:

  • Assist with preparing and/or serving our meals to our guests
  • Assist with making sack lunches for our guests
  • Bake items, such as cookies, bars, etc., for our guests

Transit Van Driver:

  • Transport our guests to and from work, treatment meetings and other appointments
  • Must have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance

Small Group Opportunities:

  • Organizing our storage areas
  • Complete clerical duties such as making copies, collating, large mailings, etc.

Large Group Opportunities:

  • Seasonal clean up around our properties (raking, cleaning, etc.)
  • Assisting with special projects during the holiday season for our guests

Volunteer Interest Form

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Our Mission

The St. Francis House: An Ecumenical Ministry, Moving People from Homelessness to Hope!


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