Volunteer Opportunity - Homeless Shelter Attendant

Volunteer positions available.

Location Onslow Homeless Shelter, 600 Court Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540, 910-347-3227

Contact: Paige Kuffel, Volunteer Coordinator 910-455-5733 OR Cindy Williams, Shelter Director 910-347-3227

The Onslow Homeless Shelter provides humane emergency housing to approximately 240 clients each year. Clients are homeless persons; about 35% are families with children and veterans. Clients stay in the shelter 30 to 90 days. They are expected to be involved in positive self-help activities and to follow shelter rules.

Volunteer Shelter Attendants work under the guidance of paid shelter attendants to provide receptionist and customer service duties and to monitor the facility. The paid staff is responsible for client supervision and the volunteer attendant will never be in the facility by his/herself.

Must be at least 16  years old and able to volunteer a minimum of 3 months. A criminal records check is required.