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Room in the Inn @ Emmanuel UMC Gym - Sunday Morning Hospitality*

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 to Sunday, January 28th, 2018
Repeats weekly on Sundays
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Positions0 Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Age LimitTeens & Older
Room in the Inn @ Emmanuel United Methodist Church Gym - Sunday Morning Shift. (Saturday volunteer opportunities are listed as a separate event.)
During the months of November through March, every Saturday evening we turn the Emmanuel UMC Gym into an Inn for up to 15 guests.  The following Sunday morning, we serve our guests a warm, filling breakfast, provide them with a nutritious lunch bag, and transport them safely back to the Carpenters House downtown.  
On Sunday mornings, we can use volunteers of many talents, including food serving, driving the van, cleaning up they gym after our guests depart, and picking up dirty laundry so that we have clean linens for the following Saturday!
You may sign up for more than one "shift" (task) during the event, if desired.
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Parking DetailsPark in the back of the building, near the gym door.
CausesCommunity Faith-Based Homeless & Housing Hunger Poverty & Basic Needs Women
SkillsDriving Food Preparation Help w/People
6 Positions Filled | 2 Impacts | 3 Hours

Location: Enter by the gym door, in the back of the building., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2404 Kirby Rd., Memphis, TN 38119

Shifts and Dates

Gym Clean-up Crew 5:30AM 9:00AMReturn all Room in the Inn items (beds, rolling carts, partitions) to storage in correct order. Return tables & chairs to closet. Take trash to dumpster. Sort linens (sheets, towels, blankets) into laundry bags/bins. Retrieve full size toiletries from bathrooms and return to toiletry cart. Sweep / spot mop gym floor as needed.2/4Over
Breakfast Server 5:45AM 8:30AMMake coffee first, then oatmeal & grits. Set out all breakfast items including fruit, oatmeal, grits, toast, hard boiled eggs, juice & milk by 6:10am. Hand out lunch bags to guests as they leave the building to board the van. Clean kitchen and put away all remaining food items. Leave remaining coffee, as that will be taken care of by church staff later.1/1Over
Sunday Morning Van Driver 6:15AM 9:00AMTransport guests in EUMC van from EUMC back to Carpenter's House downtown. Commercial driver's license NOT required. Drivers must be members of Emmanuel UMC, due to insurance reasons. Drivers must call Andrea Quinn @ 754-6548 by Friday noon the week before shift to be added to insurance. Pick up keys and trip directions in gym. Before departing, make sure that guests received their lunch bag, and did not leave personal items behind. Depart EUMC with guests no later than 6:30am. At Carpenter's House, make sure guests do not leave personal items behind on the van. Upon arrival back at EUMC, if the van requires gas, please fill the tank, and turn in the receipt to Jackie Spear in the church office for reimbursement. Park van in gated area. Remove any trash from van, and turn in van keys to church office, Jackie Spear's mailbox.1/1Over
Laundry Pickup 8:00AM12:15PMPick up laundry bags with bin & lid in nw corner of gym anytime on Sunday. After Sunday, pick up laundry in church office during office hours. Please sign laundry check out sheet when you take the laundry! Please return laundry to RITI storage area or church office by noon on Thursday.1/7Over