Volunteer
“Never anyone so dear as an IHN volunteer”

IHN relies heavily on volunteers to support our efforts towards moving families from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Not only do volunteers help save our bottom line but the interaction and support with clients is invaluable. Please consider the following list as a way you or your family can be involved:

Donation Transporter - Assist with transporting much needed donations to our storage unit or to the home of a newly transitioned guest.
Special Events Assistant - Help agency staff and board with promoting and staffing of fundraisers of special events.
Bachelors or Masters Level Intern - We offer hands on, supervised learning environment in a real world setting for Social Work, Human Services, Counseling, or Education Majors.
Community Service – Students needing required community service hours. 
Support for Host Congregations - contribute volunteers and in-kind donations to support overnight accommodations and meals for guest.
Host Congregation – An action ministry activity by which your congregation provides meals and overnight accommodations for up to 3 families with children in the comfort of your own house of worship.

Needs for current and recently transitioned guests
* Age and Gender specific toiletry bags
* Pampers (All Sizes)
*Socks, T-shirts and underwear for men and women.
*New pillows and pillow cases
* Wal-Mart/Target gift cards
* Supermarket gift cards
* Long distance cards (To reconnect with loved ones)
* Gas Cards
* Transportation Vouchers (CAT bus passes)
* Activity gift certificate (movies, bowling, etc.)

IHN relies heavily on volunteers to support our efforts towards moving families from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Not only do volunteers help save our bottom line but the interaction and support with clients is invaluable. Please consider the following list as a way you or your family can be involved.
Donation Transporter - Assist with transporting much needed donations to our storage unit or to the home of a newly transitioned guest.
Special Events Assistant - Help agency staff and board with promoting and staffing of fundraisers of special events.

 

 

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