SAVE THE DATE --> March 10 – March 24, 2016   (Passover 4/10-4/18; Easter 4/16)

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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

  • 2015-2016 Winter Nights - Day 1 Hello Wonderful Winter Nights Volunteers,Day 1 has come and gone, and all is well! Close your eyes and imagine a collage of scenes:The kitchen is transformed into feast ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2016, 10:20 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-2016 Winter Nights - Sensitivity and Safe Environment Training Every year, the Winter Night's Program requires all volunteers that will come into contact with our guests to attend Sensitivity and Safe Environment training. For returning volunteers, they need ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2016, 2:26 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Entree Recipes : Guides not Requirements Just a clarification on the the donated Entrees. The recipes are just a guide. Some folk asked for them...but you are not bound by them. If you have a ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2016, 1:55 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Breaking Bread....or Stroganoff as the case may be..... A fundamental act of hospitality is the feeding of our guests.  As an Entree cook, we create the main course that is going to help give strength to our guests ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2016, 1:48 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
  • 2015-16 Winter Nights - Dinner Meal Team -VS- Dinner Entree Team This year we implemented the (almost) all baked & donated entree dinners.We have an entirely NEW list just for Dinner ENTREES...and I think some folk were confused about the ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2016, 3:18 PM by WNVolunteer Coordinator
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CLICK HERE! to see the mandatory "Sensitivity & Safe Environment" Volunteer Orientation Information.

CLICK HERE! to see Volunteer Job Descriptions

CLICK HERE! to sign up for jobs and see volunteer rosters.