Dear Potential Volunteer:
Thank you for your interest in Our Daily Rest. Without volunteers our program would not be possible. However you decide to volunteer just know you are making a huge difference in the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and seeking to better themselves and their situation. There are numerous volunteer opportunities to choose from and the hours you volunteer are up to you. 

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Volunteers Serving Food


At Dinner—Bring dinner for our residents or come with a group or with your family, donate the ingredients and cook dinner for our residents. You should expect to prepare dinner for up to 35 residents. Specific meal needs will be discussed with an Our Daily Rest contact when you call to confirm your volunteer date.




In the Office—Help with office tasks such as answering the phone, filing, organizing, packing hygiene and food kits and other office tasks.


Marketing and PR—Help promote Our Daily Rest in the community by assisting with artwork design, social media,  newsletters and other types of communication.

Events—Help with registration, silent auction, raffle, parking, etc. (tasks will vary depending on the event).

Life Skills Program—Teach a class, help with resume writing and interview skills, give a talk on coping with stress, nutrition or thrifty shopping (topics may vary as a need or opportunity arises).

Facility & Grounds Maintenance—Help with upkeep of our location to enhance the safety and comfort of our residents.


Other volunteer areas include:
   Grant Research & Writing
   Finance Best Practices
   Strategic Ideation & Planning  

To begin making a difference with Our Daily Rest, simply click "Apply to Volunteer" below, and fill out our application. Once completed, just email or scan it to us at

Please be advised that during the COVID -19 Pandemic our volunteer opportunities are limited due to restrictions that are in place to protect our workers and residents.  Outside persons are not allowed to enter the shelter until further notice.