Day Center Assistant

(Cancelled) Last date was Monday, November 16th, 2020 from 12:30pm to 4:00pm (CT)
This event has been cancelled.


Room In The Inn-Memphis shelters those experiencing homelessness in a safe environment of hospitality.

By volunteering with RITI you will help facilitate the RITI Emergency Day Shelter for those needing a safe place to rest indoors this winter. Volunteers will help in maintaining a healthy and clean shelter for guests by abiding by CDC guidelines in keeping social-distance, wearing masks, and providing hospitality in community.

Job Description:

-Offer hospitality by welcoming guests and sharing snacks and hygiene items

-Help staff with maintaining physical distance requirements, regular surface sanitation, and bathroom sanitation

Volunteers arrive at 12:30pm for orientation. All new volunteers must be on time for orientation. 

**Masks and social distancing are required. More information about our COVID-19 Readiness Plan and Policies are available below**

Daily Shifts: 

Monday 12:30-4:30 pm

Wednesday 12:30-4:30 pm

Friday 12:30-4:30 pm

A brief reflection time is offered at the end to share your experience and ask any questions.

If you have questions, contact

RITI Hospitality Covenant

RITI COVID19 Guidelines

RITI Volunteer Handbook

Volunteers are an important piece of our nightly process. We depend on volunteers to attend and complete shifts. If you sign up but are unable to attend your volunteer shift, please cancel your registration as soon as possible to make room for waitlisted volunteers. 

PARKING: The parking lot is owned by an outside company and is a pay lot. After 4pm, volunteers may ask for a parking code from the front desk to use at the payment kiosk. There is also metered parking on Exchange Street. 

For more information about Room in the Inn, visit 

Opens 60 days before each start date
Registration Closes
24 hours before each start date or when space runs out.
Age Limit
Family Friendly
Requirement Details
Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
Fresh Perspective, Grateful Hearts
Parking Details
The parking lot outside Room In The Inn is a pay lot, owned and maintained by an outside company. If parking after 4pm, volunteers may receive a code from the front desk to use at the payment kiosk. There is also metered parking available on Exchange Street.
Sustainable Development Goals
5 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 3 Hours

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