Working together. Helping people get home again.
Volunteer Orientation Dates
Volunteer Application Packet
Potential volunteers are encouraged to bring completed forms to orientation. PDF versions of the forms are available below:
Note: Special Event Volunteers and Meal Donors do not need to attend volunteer orientation, but are more than welcome to attend to learn more about our programs!
We would love for you to join us in our work! Whether you want to help in the "background" or provide direct service in the Resource Center or the Winter Shelter, we offer many ways to get involved.
Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services
Are you in need of shelter? Please call or text 425.773.2874
Volunteer Job Descriptions
Shelter Assistant - provide a welcoming environment. Duties include helping set up the program space, staffing the reception desk, sorting & organizing donations, visiting with guests, assisting with dinner. Shifts are available every day 8pm to 10pm or 6am-8am. Click link for full job description.
Kitchen Host - assist nightly meal volunteers/donors and ensure that food safety guidelines are being followed. Shifts available every night 8pm-10pm. Click link for full job description.
Resource Center Assistant - provide a welcoming environment. Duties include helping set up the program space, staffing the reception desk, sorting & organizing donations, visiting with guests, helping guests access services, and supervising the shower trailer. 2-4 hour shifts available on Mondays & Thursdays.
Other Ways to Help:
Work Parties: sign up to be invited to occasional work parties. Examples include: moving the shelter to next church, posting public notices, final clean.
Become an On-call Dinner Angel: Our dinner angels use left-overs (often frozen) from previous meals to fill in spots in our meal service. Depending on the left-overs available, angels can pick up food the night before to bring back the next day or angels can sometimes come at 8pm and quickly warm up left-overs.
Donation Drive: organize a donation drive at your place of worship, school, or work.