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COVID-19 Update: Effective November 17th, 2020 until further notice, Home Sweet Home is suspending all volunteer activities at the shelter for the health and safety of everyone involved. We appreciate your understanding. Thank you.

 

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the way we serve those in need at Home Sweet Home Ministries. Every year, volunteers dedicate thousands of hours of service to accomplish our mission and vision. Below is information about how you, a group, organization, or business can connect with Home Sweet Home Ministries. Click on the job title to view a full description of the responsibilities and requirements.

Please be sure to check out our "Urgent Needs" category to see where we need you the most. Thank You!

Errand Drivers

Errand Drivers

We are in need of drivers to deliver food to the zoo. Openings are Mondays or Fridays every other week from 2 pm-3pm. We are also in need of drivers …

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Dishwasher/Dining Room Cleaning

Dishwasher/Dining Room Cleaning

Current openings are available every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Times available are 8:30 am-10:30 am, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm, or 5:30 pm-7:30 pm.

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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

To aid staff in the preparation of meals, sack lunches, checking for expired foods and other tasks. We are currently looking for volunteers for Friday and Saturday evenings. One person …

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Meal Server

Meal Server

Help with serving the meal and cleaning the serving line. We are looking for volunteers on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11:15 am-12:30 pm.     Objective: To provide a nutritious …

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Adopt-a-Meal

Adopt-a-Meal

This is a way to make a major impact—this helps the kitchen staff and their budget tremendously. Groups (no larger than 4) purchase food, prepare, serve a meal, and clean the …

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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

To aid staff in the preparation of meals, sack lunches, checking for expired foods and other tasks. We are currently looking for volunteers for Friday and Saturday evenings. One person …

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Bread for Life Food Co-Op

Bread for Life Food Co-Op

Help stock shelves, sort food donations, assist co-op members with shopping. We are looking for volunteers for Monday through Friday from 9 am-11 am.     Objective: To aid HSHM staff …

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Errand Drivers

Errand Drivers

Objective: To pick up donated food for HSHM from various grocery stores, restaurants, the food bank, food drive locations, etc. There are also some deliveries involved (e.g. taking unwanted produce to …

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Meal Server

Meal Server

Help with serving the meal and cleaning the serving line. We are looking for volunteers on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11:15 am-12:30 pm.     Objective: To provide a nutritious …

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Holiday Meals

Holiday Meals

HSHM, with the help of many volunteers, delivers and serves hot meals to people who are shut in or hungry in the Bloomington, Normal and surrounding areas. Volunteers work for …

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Devotions

Devotions

All positions are currently full. Thank you.

Objective: To provide an atmosphere conducive to spiritual growth by starting the day with God. Location: HSHM Shelter at 303 East Oakland Avenue, Bloomington, IL Responsibilities: Read from provided devotional materials  Facilitate …

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Creative Expression Classes

Creative Expression Classes

Teach art of all kinds

Objective: To provide opportunities to adult clients to learn or express themselves with the arts – including but not limited to: painting, sculpting, writing, sewing, crafts, pottery or “Whatever You Call Art”. …

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Be joyful in HOPE, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayerRomans 12:12