Summer PADS @ Incarnation | Volunteer Opportunities

Event details

  • May 24, 2018
  • 5:00 pm
  • 330 W Golf Rd, Arlington Heights IL 60005

Incarnation operates a PADS site every Thursday from May through the end of September. Our continued success relies heavily upon our volunteers and meal contributions.

Volunteering at a PADS site is rewarding and very easy to step into. Our volunteer shifts along with general tasks are listed below. If you’re ready to volunteer or provide food for particular dates, please visit our registration site.

*ALL NEW VOLUTEERS are required to have an orientation provided by Journeys. The next upcoming orientation sessions can be found on the Journeys website.

  • SET-UP (5:30PM – 6:30PM)
    Sleeping area preparation
    Registration table setup
    Dining area setup
    Serving areas cleaned
    Receive food donations
  • 1ST SHIFT – DINNER SERVING (6:30PM – 8:30PM)
    Receive food donations
    Ensure all hot food is at least 145 degrees
    Servers are to wash hands and wear gloves
    Prepare plates as clients arrive
    Clean up at end of dinner and prepare meal plates for late arrivers
    Clean serving areas
    Label and put away leftover food
  • 1ST SHIFT – GUEST CHECK-IN (6:30PM – 11:00PM)
    Greet register guests
    Fill out all information and have guest sign under signature section
    Monitor areas and secure doors at 9:00pm
    Provide 2nd shift volunteers with all paperwork and pertinent information
  • 2ND SHIFT (11:00PM – 3:00AM)
    Maintain the registration desk and security of areas
    Check-in late arriving guests along with any additional paperwork
    Prepare to go lunches
  • 3 SHIFT (3:00AM – 7:00AM)
    Maintain the registration desk and security of areas
    Check-in late arriving guests along with any additional paperwork
    Prepare coffee prior to first wake up
    Awaken guests who have requested an early wake up
    Breakfast setup
    Lights on 6:00am
    Distribute lunches
    Supervise guests until 7:00am
  • CLEAN-UP (6:00AM  – 7:00AM)
    All pads and pillows wiped down
    Kitchen and dining tables wiped down
    Put away all supplies
    Replace furniture in dining a sleeping areas

** All volunteers are to maintain client confidentiality at all times.

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