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Hope At The Inn

c/o The Salvation Army 

       & Hope for the Day

3001 Fifth Avenue, South

PO Box 424

Escanaba, MI   49829


Phone: (906) 786-0590

             (9 am - 5 pm M-F) 


Public Safety:

  1900 3rd Ave. No - Esc

  (906) 786-5911

  After Hours & Weekends


Or use our contact form.


You can "Do Something!"

 Volunteer Training 


 Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 5:30pm

  at Salvation Army  3001 Fifth Ave. South, Escanaba


No Pre-Registration Needed - Just show up!

Learn more about the shelter, shift duties, other needs and services.  Training runs about 1.5 hours.

Volunteers for the Intake, 2nd shift, and 3rd shifts must be 18 years or older and attend a training session.


Intake Volunteer – 5:30 pm to 10:30 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)

Search guests' belongings

Supervise smoke breaks

Socialize 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


3rd Shift Volunteers -  3 am to 8 am

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

Lights On 7 to 7:15 am

Set out Breakfast Items

Lock-up supplies & building


Evening Meal Volunteers (not happening this season)

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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