The vision of Room In The Inn - Memphis (RITI) is "holy hospitality." We serve individuals and families experiencing homelessness. In addition to promoting and participating in an atmosphere of hospitality with staff, volunteers, and guests, trained volunteers’ duties may include: intake of calls from prospective guests; conduct new guest registration and assessment; conduct new guest orientation; maintain records of intake calls, new guest registration, and nightly guest attendance in internal system database.
Must have strong oral communication skills. This position is ideal for someone interested in working with individuals and families experiencing homelessness and sensitive to the issues faced by our guests.
Spend time daily with the group of guests gathered at Room In The Inn to provide a welcoming atmosphere and build conversation and relationship among the group. Students serving for class credit will meet weekly with Program Director/Supervisor.
Day Shelter Assistants (MWF 12:30-4:00pm):
Assist with Day Center procedures. Duties may include visiting with guests, set-up, and cleaning, conducting guest registration and orientation. Other responsibilities may be assigned when available with interested students, including opportunities to lead group discussions/classes.
Evening Shelter Assistants (4:00-5:30pm):
Assist with Evening Pick-Up procedures. Duties may include guest check-in, cleaning, and assisting staff with loading buses.
Available hours at RITI Campus with the following schedule: During the Months of November - March
Monday: 12:30-4:00pm; 4:00pm-5:30pm
Wednesday: 12:30-4:00pm; 4:00pm-5:30pm
Friday: 12:30-4:00pm; 4:00pm-5:30pm
Total: Up to 21 hr/wk possible on site
(The Day Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, but nightly shelter continues 4:00-5:30pm.)
**Shift openings are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions and are filled on a first-hired basis. Applications are now open.**
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