Interfaith Hospitality Network
Our parish hosts the Interfaith Hospitality Network three times a year by providing shelter and food for families during their time of greatest need.
There are many ways to volunteer during IHN week. You can help set up and take down or be a dinner, evening or overnight host.
NEXT IHN WEEK TBA.
DESCRIPTION OF JOBS
On Sunday morning, help assemble the sleeping rooms, arrange tables, chairs and any other furniture.There will be some heavy lifting involved. Put the beds into the sleeping rooms and dress with pillows, sheets & blankets.
Set up dining area. Prepare and share dinner with guests. Help prepare lunches for next day. Clean up dining area and kitchen.
Play with children, including planning and leading some structured activities. Coordinators can suggest ideas. Also socialize & interact with adults. Clean up and put away games, organize toy closet.
NEW: OVERNIGHT VOLUNTEERS MUST BE VIRTUS TRAINED! Sleep overnight in parish hall. Children to bed 9 PM, adults 10 PM. Wake guests 6 AM. Turn on coffee, set out breakfast. Guests leave 7 AM. Quick clean.
Move furniture back, disassemble and store sleeping rooms, mop floors, empty trash, organize toy/storage closet, empty and wipe out refrigerator, wash any dishes.