Serve our unhoused community - Shower of Hope at St. James Church
Quick Overview: At St. James Episcopal Church, assist our unsheltered population in Mid-City with accessing mobile shower stations provided by Shower of Hope, 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:
As an overview:
- Preparing the parking lot as a safe "waiting area" for the showers: 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, safe from congregating.
- Hand out ready-made meals
- Select and distribute clothing from the Clothing Shed in the parking lot
- At the End/Breakdown: collect chairs and return to inside. Wash utensils used for food distribution. Wipe down the surfaces. Take trash to dumpster.
Requirements: Volunteers will social distance by keeping 6ft from each other, wear mask covering nose and mouth at all times. Personal protective equipment, sanitation, and sanitizing materials are provided.
Parking: Street parking is available on St. Andrews and neighboring streets..
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety
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