Trinity Center | Walnut Creek

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Director Carol Lombard serving lunch.

Welcome Message from the Executive Director

Every day Trinity Center offers hope to people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.  At Trinity Center hope takes the form of positive action  –meals, showers, laundry, an address to receive mail, referrals for housing, mental/physical health services, substance use counseling, jobs and job training.  We depend upon our volunteers to help us make us offer hope and opportunity.  Please browse the current list of needs below and contact the person listed or our Volunteer Director,  Carol Lombard: carol@trinitycenterwc.org.

Thank you for your interest and support.

Donna Colombo

Member Advocacy (MA) Volunteer Opportunities

Current openings for MA volunteers who wish to work directly with our members:

  • Mondays: 1st and 3rd of the month – AM+PM
  • Thursdays: 2nd and 4th of the month – AM

Trinity Center Walnut Creek is Welcoming volunteers to assist our member advocates. We have 3-4 hour shifts, or in the morning or in the afternoon. Exact time is flexible.

Your primary duties and responsibilities in this position will be:

  1. Obtain intake information for first time arrivals and annual updates
  2. Interview the individual and complete the intake form. This will involve some discussion in getting acquainted with the new member, asking questions and explaining Trinity Center rules for guests.
  3. Connect with our members
  • There are always members present in our living room. They are at Trinity Center for our services and to take a rest, but a lot of them would love to have a conversation with volunteers or to play a game etc.
  • Significant information has to be reported with our member advocates
  • Administration help for our Member advocates
  • Helping our Member advocates with paperwork

Preferable skills

  • (Motivational) Interviewing
  • Comfortable talking with our members
  • Team player
  • Organization skills

Training provided.

Evening Program Volunteer Opportunities

Please check back during the early fall for the 2019-20 opportunities!

TC Day Program Volunteer Opportunities

 Donation Room

  • Sort and categorize all incoming donations
  • Repack items that need to be re-donated to other organizations
  • Stock clothing shed
  • Shift are open to volunteer’s availability

 Clothing Shed:

  • Attend shed at all open hours
  • Shifts are generally mornings and afternoons for 2-21/2 hrs.
  • Log member name and acquisitions
  • Work with donation room volunteer to stock sorted donations
  • Keep shed clean and in good order

 Food Pantry

  • Attend shed during all open hours
  • Shift is afternoon for 2-21/2 hrs.
  • Log member name and acquisitions
  • Receive and sort donated and purchased food items; stock shelves
  • Keep shed clean and in good order

 Conduct drives for clothing, food, toiletries, back packs, tarps, rain gear, etc.

This is appropriate for individuals, groups, schools, young people

 Groups are welcome to arrange a day to serve lunch

 Specialty/Professional

Fund Raising

  •  Annual Gala: join a team of creative people to help with planning and day/evening-of activities each May – Contact Victoria Briskin, Development Director.

Dental services

Social work

Legal Aid

Transportation

Software/hardware support

 

TRINITY CENTER

HOMELESS NOT HOPELESS
info@trinitycenterwc.org
(925) 949-8712
Mailing Address:
1924 Trinity Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596


1271 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek

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