Charlotte Men’s Shelter Needs Volunteers

Shelter Brigade

Support our shelter staff with guest check-in and dinner service! Volunteers also help shelter staff with additional guest needs, such as opening the laundry room, distributing mail and more.

  • Responsibilities: Check-in guests, set-up dining hall, and address guests’ needs
  • Shifts: 4:30 to 7 pm, 7 to 10 pm every day at our North Tryon Street campus (1210 North Tryon Street)
  • Training: An orientation is recommended for those not familiar with Men’s Shelter of Charlotte. Most training occurs on-site during volunteer shift. If you sign-up (see next bullet), we will let you know about our next orientation.
  • Interested? Click here.

Housing Blitz

As part of our effort to more quickly connect our guests with housing, we have initiated Housing Blitzes, where guests can quickly explore different housing options with case management staff.

  • Responsibilities: Welcome guests, guide guests to appropriate resources, and assist guests with completion of paperwork.
  • Shifts: Expect to commit two hours (times will vary), the second and fourth Thursday of each month at our North Tryon Street campus
  • Training: Training will occur on-site during volunteer shift.
  • Interested? Click here. 

Employment Blitz

As part of our effort to more quickly connect our guests with employment, we’ve initiated Employment Blitzes, where guests can quickly explore different employment opportunities. 

  • Responsibilities: Volunteers will welcome guests, answer questions and assist with filling out online and paper employment applications, help with interview and resume building skills. 
  • Shifts: Time and location vary.
  • Training: Training will occur on-site during volunteer shift.
  • Interested? Click here. 

For more information, email Tom Ellis.