Room in the Inn @ Emmanuel UMC Gym - Saturday evening set up & hospitality

Saturday, September 28th, 2019


Positions0 Remaining
RegistrationRegistration Closed
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitFamily Friendly
Room in the Inn @ Emmanual United Methodist Church Gym
Together with over 40 other faith communities across Memphis participating in Room In The Inn (RITI), Emmanuel United Methodist Church transforms its gym to provide emergency shelter and meals for up to 15 guests every Saturday night during the "winter" months (November 1 - March 31) of the regular RITI season, and the 4th and 5th Saturdays May - September. We call this Holy Hospitality.  Fellowship and sharing are critical elements of this intimate experience.  You may sign up for more than one "shift" (task) during the event, if desired.  Our address is 2404 Kirby Road, Memphis, TN 38119 - park and enter by the gym door behind the church.
In addition to volunteering, if you would like to help us by purchasing supplies, we have an Amazon wishlist where you can purchase items, and they will be delivered directly to our address.
Requirement Details
Children under 15 are welcome, but must be accompanied by parent.
Parking DetailsPlease park behind the church, near the gym entrance.
CausesCommunity Faith-Based Food Insecurity, Hunger Gender Homeless & Housing Poverty & Basic Needs Social Justice
SkillsFood Preparation Dietitian
7 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 2 Hours

Location: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2404 Kirby Rd., Memphis, TN 38119

Shifts (3)

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionPositions
Gym Setup Crew4:30pm (CT)5:30pm (CT) Set up beds, linens, chairs, partitions and storage bins for 18 guests and 2 overnight...3/3Over
Greeter-Server-Hospitality Crew5:30pm (CT)7:00pm (CT) Prepare welcome, dining, and drink tables. Register guests and assist with clothes closet sign-in, serve...3/3Over
Clothes Closet Host6:00pm (CT)8:00pm (CT) Open clothes closet during dinner, assist guests in finding sizes / needs, return all clothing...1/1Over