Help our unhoused community - Shower of Hope at St. James Church

Location: Los Angeles CA, 90010

Date: 5/30/2020 Spots Remaining: 0


Quick Overview: WHILE MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING: At St. James Episcopal Church, assist our unsheltered population in Mid-City with accessing mobile shower stations provided by Shower of Hope, with grab & go meals, and donated clothing

Impact: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are seeking sanitation, meals, and clothing. Your efforts will help provide them with these necessities.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:

To review the full details of this opportunity, see this this flyer. As an overview:

- Cleaning: Setting up chairs, sanitizing/wiping them down, picking up trash, cleaning the area

- Hallway attendant/monitors bathrooms: Make sure that the area will be secure due to the donation room & kitchen.

- Hand out ready-made meals

- Selects clothing from the donation closet in the Church

- At the End/Breakdown: throw away the garbage & taking them to the dumpster.  If anyone uses the kitchen, wipe down the area & bathroom.

Requirements: Volunteers will maintain social distance by remaining 6ft from each other.  The Church does not provide masks, but provides gloves, sanitation, and wipes for metal chairs and other surfaces.

Parking: Street parking Please arrive at 8:30am for set up so we can start at 9am.

By clicking “express interest,” I acknowledge I am aware and understand I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”).  The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.  By clicking “express interest,” I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities.


Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Hunger & Homelessness
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