|Volunteer Opportunity Pages|
The majority of the information on this page came from the Volunteer Opportunities at-a-Glance booklet put out by the United Way of Greater Lafayette Volunteer Center . If you would like to be included in our catalog, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (765) 496-2450. For bus schedules, go to the gocitybus.com site.
Lafayette Urban Ministry
420 N. 4th St., Lafayette, IN 47901 - 765.423.2691
Volunteer to stay overnight in the homeless shelter, 8:30pm to 7:30 am to help staff with supervision and general duties. Volunteer groups can also assist by preparing a meal in the evening.
Lafayette Transitional Housing Center
615 N. 18th St. Suite 102, Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.423.4880
Bag food for the community in the food pantry - Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hang clothes and sort donations in the clothing room. Help with painting, general clean-up, landscaping, and overall maintenance at Lincoln Center. Volunteers to help with office work are also needed.
MHA Day Shelter (Mental Health America)
913 Columbia St., Lafayette, IN 47902 - 765.742.1800
Volunteer at the MHA day shelter for the homeless. Prepare a meal, check people in, and get to know some wonderful individuals in the process.
817 North 12th Street., Lafayette, IN 47902 - 765.447.0271
Shelter for single adults for stays of 90 days or more, job counseling and retention services, substance abuse counseling.
1110 Union St., Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.742.0006
Many people find themselves living in a shelter temporarily. Help by preparing a hot meal for 12-15 people, something simple, such as hot dogs or spaghetti. Or tutor children and distribute needed supplies from 6 to10 pm during weekdays or anytime during weekends. There are also opportunities for staying overnight in the shelter from 10 pm to 7 am.
Calling all organizers. Help in the clothing/food pantry on weekday mornings or afternoons at your convenience.
605 6th St., Lafayette, IN 47901 - 765.742.0075
The Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program needs volunteers to answer crisis lines, help women move from the shelter, assist with child care, and do yard work for the shelter.