SAVE THE DATE --> March 23 – April 6, 2015  (Passover begins 4/3; Easter 4/5)

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The Winter Nights Rotating Shelter Program  is a project of the Social Justice Alliance of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County. It provides a clean, safe and warm facility at night and a daytime services center during winter for homeless families with children. The program will serve up to 30 persons at any given time.  Congregations throughout central and east Contra Costa provide space, meals, and volunteers.  Winter Nights will provide bedding, and Winter Nights professional staff will supervise the shelter 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

The hosting congregations provide site volunteers, meals, and supplies.


Winter Nights @ MDUUC is co-sponsored by the Food Project and Homeless & Affordable Housing Committee (HAHC)  
Please check out other volunteer opportunities at Food Project website 




Recent Announcements

  • 2014-15 Winter Nights - Some Like It Hot Hello Wonder Winter Nights Volunteers,Well.. perhaps it wasn't the most auspicious way to start our hosting...but it has the makings of becoming a story told and retold ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 12:31 AM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2014-15 Winter Nights - Bortin's Tranformation Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers!The transformation is complete. This morning our intrepid team of Bortin Setup volunteers reconfigured Boring (and hallway) into our Winter Nights configuration. In year past ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 12:26 AM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2014-15 Winter Nights - So It Begins Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers!Our Winter Nights begins before our guests even arrive. Today our Kitchen was transformed into a paradigm of ultra organization thanks to Elizabeth Rust and ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 12:22 AM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2014-15 Got Fun? Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers!My last email of the night...Do you have a special talent or fun activity you would like to share?Some of our current activities ...
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 11:12 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2014-15 Winter Nights - Who Will Stock the Important Papers?! Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers,Hosting 30 guest during Winter Nights puts a lot of wear and tear on our facilities. As you can image, the bathrooms need to be ...
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 10:56 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
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Winter Nights Powerpoint






CLICK HERE! to see the mandatory "Sensitivity & Safe Environment" Volunteer Orientation Information.

CLICK HERE! to see Volunteer Job Descriptions

CLICK HERE! to see current Volunteer Rosters AND Sign Up for 2015 openings.


* Updated for 2014-15

Winter Nights @ MDUUC