Lumen Christi Catholic Community Hosts Families Moving Forward from Sunday, January 13 - Sunday, January 20, 2019.
We encourage you to volunteer, NEW and returning volunteers! A coordinator will always be onsite to help facilitate your shift. Please consider the best fit for you and help us have a positive impact on the families that stay with us. Thank you! We wouldn't be able to host our families without your time and talents.
Setup Crew: Set up sleeping rooms with beds, cribs, linens, and towels. Setup tables, TV, VCR and toys. Setup kitchen. Sunday 10:30am-noon
Breakfast Volunteers: Set out Breakfast foods - cereal, toast, bagels, coffee, tea & juice. Larger, hot breakfasts can be cooked and served on Saturday when the guests have more time. See families off on the morning bus. Monday-Friday and Sunday 6am-7:30am Saturday 7:30am-9:30 am
Dinner Volunteers: Provide, prepare and serve dinner for our guests Sunday 4-7pm *note earlier time on Sunday, Monday-Saturday 5:30-7:30 pm
Evening Entertainment Volunteers: Play games, read books, play outside or in the HiC gym, help with homework, make crafts, listen and talk with children of all ages—giving FMF parents respite. This is a great activity for families and teens. Sunday 5:45-9:00 *note earlier start time on Sunday, Monday-Saturday 6:45pm - 9:15pm
Overnight Volunteer (1 adult male & 1 adult female per FMF night) Interact with guests, sleep overnight to be a resource for the FMF guest families. Virtus training required. FMF leadership will be available 24/7 via cell phone to provide support if needed.
- 9:00 pm - 6:00 am - Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, and Sat nights.
- 9:00 pm - 7:30 am - Fri night (guests sleep in on Saturdays)
Food Supply Volunteer: Shop for necessary supplies for bag-lunches, snacks, & beverages for FMF guests, with a list from shift coordinator. Some supplies already exist and funds are available for purchases.
- Schedule: Volunteers will be called in advance with dates and items needed.
Laundry Volunteers: Pick up, wash, dry, fold and return laundry (linens, towels, etc.) used by guests during their stay at Lumen Christi.
- Sunday Pick up laundry (time is negotiable) after guests leave on Sunday morning. Laundry may be returned any time the following week.
Take Down Crew Volunteers: Take down sleeping rooms—beds, cribs, etc. Return rooms to classroom set-up. Set out laundry for laundry volunteers. Clean up community area: arrange tables, put away TV, VCR, and toys.
Please consider volunteering...consider the best fit for you and your family, there are many ways to positively impact the lives of the families!
|| Maddi McDonell