Winter Night Refuge

Homeless Emergency Winter Refuge 2019

Winter is FAST approaching, the refuge will re-open Mid-November, this year we are opening EVERY Friday, Saturday and Sunday PLUS any night the temperature is forecast to FEEL LIKE zero degrees or below - if you can "spare a shift" or commit to a regular stint with us, we NEED YOU! Last year nearly 1000 beds were provided for rough sleepers in Medway ...

Roles Available: (must be 18yrs or older)

Evening Shift (9pm - 12am)
Arrive before the guests and prepare the refuge (erect beds, get kitchen ready etc) , then welcome guests, serve refreshments, & socialise

Overnight (10pm - 8am) VITAL ROLE
Every night 4 volunteers stay overnight at the refuge - not all volunteers stay awake through the night- but at least one person will be awake at all times

Morning Shift (7am - 9am)
Help wake guests, then serve breakfast. Ensure building is clean and tidy.

There will be mandatory training/induction on Wed October 30th and Thurs 7th Nov 7pm -9pm (you only need to attend one) at the Emmaus Christian centre on Clover Street Chatham, DBS certificates will be provided (where required)
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