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This position typically requires two hour time frames from 7 am to 5 pm, daily. Our “Shelter Reps” must be comfortable with the use of computers and have exceptional customer service skills. This position offers the opportunity to serve our guests, providing love and encouragement along their journey.
We are always looking for opportunities to connect with local businesses who have a heart to give back to the community they thrive in. Lives are changed one step at a time and we need corporate sponsors to help cover the many aspects of our shelter operations. There are varying levels with generous benefits ranging from social media posts to event signage and promotion and tickets to donor appreciation and fundraising events. If you’re interested, please email our Executive Director, Lacey Wilkins at Lacey.Wilkins@SteppingStonesTN.org.
Stepping Stones hosts two main fundraisers, along with several smaller events throughout the year. We have a need for volunteers that have a desire to serve in helping us make these fundraisers and events a success!
Our food program provides a dinner meal for the guests when the night shelter is hosted at The Haven. Meals served are typically simple recipes and can be brought in at any time during the day and warmed in our new kitchen.
Some nights of the month, shelter takes place right in The Haven. We need trained volunteers to stay with our guests in our secure facility. If you would be interested in giving 10-12 hours, one night per month, we would love to talk. Many of our volunteers find evenings provide the greatest opportunity to connect and support our guests as they walk their journey. This is considered more of a supervisory position and additional training is provided.
FEMALES ONLY: Our coaches are quality individuals who are trained, extremely committed and dedicated into putting time and effort, motivating and encouraging another to gain freedom from homelessness or poverty through building one-on-one relationships with them revolving around unconditional love, respect, trust and healthy boundaries. This position requires 4 weeks of training and at least 6-8 hours a month.
There are many times our clients have appointments and public transportation does not reach the destination or the time extends beyond operating hours. For many, this could mean the difference between being able to take a good paying job or access healthcare. In setting someone up for success, your willingness to transport them for a few weeks to work could be the difference between them staying in the same pattern over again or moving to their Next Step! There is also a need for a few good men with trucks that could be on standby occasionally to pick up household items from our storage unit and then deliver to another location. This position is based strictly on your availability. A valid DL and proof of insurance is required.
We’re looking for a few handy men and women who can be available to do perform maintenance if needed. EX: changing light bulbs, leaking faucet, toilet flappers, etc.. Volunteers hours based on need
Experience is necessary for this position. On-call and on-sight technical support needed at various times. Volunteers hours vary based on need.
This team walks women from brokenness into wholeness. It is complied of licensed councilors, pastors, yoga instructors, and other medical and healing professionals.
If you love to care for others by sending cards, making a phone call or praying for them, this team is for you! We celebrate birthdays, grieve with each other over loss and pray for each other when life get messy.
This position is an acting assistant to the Executive Director. It would be an excellent position for someone that has strong skills in the following areas: customer service, organizational ability, self-motivation, and computer skills. This position is based on your availability.
If you are a creative mind or have experience in leading social media, graphic design, publishing, writing, photography, video and editing, or proofreading, this is the gang you want to hang out with! They push our marketing forward in dynamic ways.
Donations are constantly coming into the shelter. This team would make sure the donations have been recorded and then organized and placed into the proper location. This may also include taking donations to other non-profit locations if they are in need. Volunteer time is based on your availability.