Volunteer Opportunities

There are so many ways you can help.

For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bonnie Hudak at 410-531-6006.

Volunteer Opportunities for Adults and Groups

  1. Prepare (off site), deliver, and serve (optional) dinner for shelter residents.   Please contact our Kitchen Manager, Dorothy Howard, at 410-531-6006 or e-mail dorothyh@grassrootscrisis.org to schedule.
  2. Make and deliver bag lunches to the shelter for shelter clients.  Please contact our Kitchen Manager, Dorothy Howard at 410-531-6006 or e-mail dorothyh@grassrootscrisis.org to schedule.
  3. Lend assistance as a greeter at Grassroots.  Volunteer would welcome visitors to the building, accept donations, and direct visitors. Hours and days are flexible.*
  4. Donation solicitation.  Plan fundraiser at school or other location. Talk with our Business Manager, Anna Katz, for guidance and support at 410-531-6006 or anna@grassrootscrisis.org.
  5. Collect items needed by Grassroots’ clients such as toiletries, household items, school supplies, snack foods, white socks, etc.
  6. Help with holiday donations.*
  7. Collect food donations and assemble care packages of food for clients in motel program. See Volunteer coordinator for details.* Interview with Volunteer Coordinator required.

 

Volunteer Opportunities for Youth Ages 15 and Over

  1. Plan and hold fundraiser at work or school. Suggestions and guidelines available.
  2. Prepare (off site), deliver, and serve (optional) dinner for shelter residents. Please contact our Kitchen Manager, Dorothy Howard at 410-531-6006 or e-mail dorothyh@grassrootscrisis.org to schedule.
  3. Make and deliver to the shelter bag lunches for shelter clients.  Please contact our Kitchen Manager, Dorothy Howard at 410-531-6006 or e-mail dorothyh@grassrootscrisis.org to schedule.
  4. Special Friends Program – providing children with the opportunity to participate in structured play activities.  Monday through Thursday 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
  5. Help with holiday donations.
  6. Collect food and assemble food care packages for clients in motel program. See Volunteer coordinator for details.

* Interview with Volunteer Coordinator required.

For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bonnie Hudak at 410-531-6006 or bonita@grassrootscrisis.org.  Please leave a phone number so that Bonnie can contact you by phone.  Click here for a copy of our Volunteer Opportunities.