Contact Us

Hope At The Inn

c/o The Salvation Army 

       & Hope for the Day

3001 Fifth Avenue South

Escanaba, MI   49829

 

Phone: (906) 786-0590

             (9 am - 5 pm M-F)

 

Shelter:  (906) 280-6779

               (6 pm - 8 am)

               November - April 

 

Public Safety:

  1900 3rd Ave. No - Esc

  (906) 786-5911

  After Hours & Weekends

 

Or use our contact form.

 

You can "Do Something!"

New Volunteer Trainings - 2018/19

 

Trainings will start up again in September or October - Please check back!

 

No Pre-Registration Needed - Just show up!

Learn more about the shelter, shift duties, other needs and services.

At the heart of the Hope At The Inn program are hundreds of dedicated volunteers who see this program as a ministry to those who are experiencing difficult times in their lives.  Several types of volunteers are needed - at least one male and one female volunteer per shift.  All volunteers must be 18 years or older and attend a training session.

 

Intake Volunteer – 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Team Meeting & review with Coordinator (5:30 to 6 pm)

Cell Phones on & check for messages
Set Up Check-In Area / Unlock doors at 6:00 pm

Perform breathalyzer, personal search (with metal detector), background check

Supervise smoke breaks

Tour, socialize, and complete paperwork with Guests

Make entries in Shift Log Book

 

2nd Shift Volunteers - 10:30 pm to 3 am

Debrief with Exiting Volunteers / Review Log Book
Lights Out in Sleeping Areas
Monitor Sleeping and Common Areas

After-hours Admissions (rarely)

 

3rd Shift Volunteers -  3 am to 8 am

Debrief with Exiting Volunteers / Review Log Book
Monitor Sleeping and Common Areas

After-hours Admissions (rarely)

Lights On 6:30 to 7 am

Set out Breakfast Items

Lock-up supplies & building

 

Evening Meal Volunteers

Set Up Meal Area   -   Serve dinner approx. 6:45 pm
Dine and Socialize   -   Clean Up

 

Pack-Up Volunteers

Report to Shelter Sunday morning as instructed by Coordinator
Guests are instructed where to place bedding, linens, and personal totes
Clean & disinfect bedding and areas used by shelter

Rotating supplies placed in totes & to pick-up area

Host site supplies & laundry placed in church storage

 

Laundry Volunteers

Collect shelter bedding & linens Sunday morning or afternoon as instructed by Coordinator
After laundering, items will be stored or delivered/picked-up as directed by Coordinator
Shelter Guests are responsible for laundering their personal items

Moving / Set-Up Volunteers

Pick up rotating shelter supplies from previous host site Sunday afternoon as instructed by Coordinator.  Transport and set up supplies at new host church location. 

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