Loaves & Fishes serves those who are poor and homeless in the Sacramento community by offering 14 main programs (Dining Room, Friendship Park, Jail Visitation, etc.). A volunteer is needed to serve at Maryhouse, a daytime hospitality and resource center for homeless women and children, offering individual case management, information and referrals, assistance in securing emergency housing, mail services, and assistance in basic hygiene and food necessities.
A second volunteer is needed to serve as a Service Center Coordinator in Friendship Park helping staff and other volunteers provide survival services to the very poor and homeless of Sacramento, meeting needs both physical and spiritual. Duties would include but not be limited to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Service Center including coordinating volunteer schedules, staying up to date on local resources, creating resource materials for guests and volunteers, being a liaison with the larger Sacramento community, assisting in planning and executing special events and covering other positions as necessary.
Mercy Volunteers live in community and commit to simple living, spiritual growth, and compassionate service. Mercy Volunteer corps provides housing, transportation, a monthly stipend, health insurance, and more. Volunteers will have a professional mentor and will participate in multiple retreats throughout the year of service. For more information visit mercyvolunteers.org.