Volunteer

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Father's Table

Volunteer reports to: Kitchen Manager

 

Father’s table currently serves three meals a day, six days a week, and breakfast and dinner on Sunday. Volunteers will assist the various kitchen managers with preparing and or serving meals to the shelter residents and the public.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pantry organization

  • Food preparation

  • Serving meals

  • Cleaning

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of Open Door Ministries volunteers, partners, and donors’

  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public

  • Organizational skills

  • Basic kitchen knowledge

  • Detailed-oriented

Schedule:

  • Daily serving opportunities are available for breakfast (8:00 am to 9:00 am), lunch (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm), and dinner (6:00 pm to 7:00 pm)

  • The Father’s table serves the public every day and every meal EXCEPT Sunday lunches.

  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of whichever meal you choose to assist with.

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Food Pantry

Volunteer reports to: Food Pantry Coordinator

 

Food pantry volunteers will assist the food pantry Coordinator in the maintenance of the food pantry as well as assisting in providing individuals and families with a generous supply of food including meat, fresh vegetables, and nonperishable items. Volunteers will help to assemble the food boxes which contain five days’ worth of food. Boxes are assembled and distributed based on the size of the household.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stocking and zoning shelves

  • Assembling food boxes

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of Open Door Ministries volunteers, partners, and donors

  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public

  • Be energetic and positive

  • Able to lift upwards of 30 lbs.

  • Can work independently if need be

  • Be efficient and detailed-oriented

Schedule

  • Volunteers are needed Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays during the pantry’s operating hours of 11am to 2pm

  • You may choose to volunteer for a portion of the pantry’s operating hours

  • If you are scheduled to help during the beginning of the pantry’s operating hours, 11 am, please arrive at 10:45am

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Men's Shelter

The Men's Shelter provides 30 day emergency shelter for 25 men as well as a 3-6 month program dormitory for 3 men. Men in the Shelter have access to programs/resources including case management, Employment/Job Readiness Program, housing assistance, bike program, substance use/mental health assistance, and health care.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizing clothing closet and shelter donations

  • Cleaning

  • Teach residents life skills

    • Resume assistance

    • Job searching

  • Mentoring opportunities

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of Open Door Ministries volunteers, partners, and donors

  • Organizational and communication skills

Training and Supervision:

  • Volunteers are only permitted upstairs at the shelter when there is a shelter manager present.

  • Completion of Crisis de-escalation/intervention training provided by Shelter Director

Schedule:

  • Coordinated between Case Manager and volunteer on an individual basis

 
WAYS YOU CAN DONATE

Online

Make a reoccurring monthly donation or one-time gift.

Mail a Check

Open Door Ministries
PO Box 1528
High Point, NC 27261