VOLUNTEER

MISSION STATEMENT

Volunteers are valued as critical partners who share in our mission to end homelessness one life at a time, enabling program success through collaboration with staff and residents.

VISION STATEMENT

Volunteers are intimately woven into the fabric of Cathedral Center’s mission, vision, and services, working alongside staff as champions for the homeless women and families we serve.

CULTURE STATEMENT

Volunteers are an integral part of our services and bring much life to our shelter environment. From 9am-8pm each day, volunteers work to enhance our programs and serve our residents.

 

Last year over 1600 volunteers impacted our mission! Join us!

BECOMING A VOLUNTEER

“Hello! Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Cathedral Center!
Please take a look at our current positions and inquire below. I look forward to
hearing from you and answering any questions you may have.”
Ana Treptow Contact me at
414.831.0394 ext. 2133 or atreptow@cathedral-center.org.

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • Hospitality Program: I’d love to provide food and serve dinner for 60 guests any night of the year!
  • Intern: I am a student seeking an internship in Social Work, Human Services, HR, or Program Management
  • Sorting & Stocking Donations: I love keeping things organized, tidy, and accessible! Give me a list of things to do and I’ll get it done!
  • Resident Support: I want to ensure all residents receive the items they need and extra programming happens smoothly! I love filling people’s needs and making sure everyone is happy.
  • Shelter Operations and Routines: I think on my feet and will keep things moving even when unexpected situations may occur.
  • Advocacy and Promotion: I believe wholeheartedly in this mission, I can’t do a weekly shift, but I’d love to help with special projects, events, and tell others about this great organization!
  • Admin and Reception: I love to greet and make people feel welcome, I’m good at handling several things at once, and I know how important administrative tasks are. Put me to work!
  • Special Programming: *special programming and events for guests are only made possible through volunteer leadership and support. Does this describe you? I want to help with the extra activities that make guest’s experience special. Whether it’s helping with back to school supplies, Christmas carols, Health Fair days, or game nights, I want to make sure special programming is possible.
  • Youth and Family: I have knowledge and experience working with youth and/or families, especially those experiencing crisis, and want to support youth and families in shelter, however I can.

STEPS TO BECOMING A VOLUNTEER:

  1. Submit online inquiry form
  2. Brief interview
  3. Volunteer application
  4. Volunteer Placement
  5. Orientation
  6. Brief Training/shadowing

CURRENT VOLUNTEER:

Volunteer Application Form 2017

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845 N. Van Buren Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414.831.0394

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