Room In The Inn-Memphis Day Shelter Staff

Monday, November 2nd from 12:00am to Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 12:00am (CT)
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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  

Tuesday: 4:00-5:30pm

Wednesday: 12:30-4:00pm; 4:00pm-5:30pm  

Thursday: 4:00-5:30pm  

Friday: 12:30-4:00pm; 4:00pm-5:30pm  

Saturday: 4:00-5:30pm 

Sunday: 4:00-5:30pm 

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.** 

Please fill out the brief form below as completely as possible to tell us a little more about you. 

Form more information about Room In The Inn-Memphis, visit or find us online @RITIMEMPHIS

If you have questions, contact

RITI Hospitality Covenant

RITI COVID19 Guidelines

RITI Volunteer Handbook

Opens Oct 23, 2020 12:00am
Registration Closes
Dec 1, 2020 12:00am or when space runs out.
Hiring Manager
Age Limit
18 and up
Parking Details
There is limited street parking on 2nd Street and Exchange Ave. Parking is available in the lot at 212 N. Second Street (corner of 2nd and Exchange). RITI Volunteers can receive a code to use at the payment kiosk to cover the cost of parking if needed.
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