Volunteers demonstrate the heart of The Gathering Inn. They invest their time and talents to impact the lives of our guests, assure them of their value, and encourage their growth. There are a variety of ways to serve within our communities.
RESOURCE CENTER ASSISTANT
Share your relationship building and organizational skills to assist the resource center’s daily operations.
Encourage, listen, and build friendships with guests.
Provide group studies, one-on-one visits for prayer and encouragement in a multifaith setting.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT MENTOR
Offer job seeking support and share your professional expertise in professional development.
Visit with your pet which can make a difference in the lives of guest.
Inspire guests with your passion for physical fitness, nutrition, or overall wellness.
CLOTHING CLOSET ASSISTANT
Sort clothes and assist guests find what they need.
Bring a team to our Mid Placer Emergency Shelter and use our mobile kitchen to prepare a meal and serve our guests.
INSTRUCTORS – ARTIST, TEACHERS, AND GROUP FACILITATORS
Bring a skill or area of expertise to share with our guests.
Help with general office duties: sorting, filing, and preparing bulk mailers
Join the team to prepare, set-up, host, and clean-up.
Individuals and groups are welcomed to share their musical talent including voice and instruments.
INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?
Interested in volunteering or want to learn more? Submit a volunteer interest form:
Steps to service
Once the interest form is received, a volunteer application will be provided to complete.
Applicants will be invited to attend a virtual or onsite orientation once volunteer application is received.
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Use your skills, enlist your passions, and make a difference in the lives of our guests. Join Team TGI to make your educational experience come alive.
Students pursuing a Master’s degree or Doctoral degree have the opportunity to gain clinical experience within our mental health program. Program elements include clinical therapy, life skills classes and support groups. Interns make a difference at The Gathering Inn as they apply their knowledge in practical settings with our guests.
MID PLACER EMERGENCY SHELTER - AUBURN
Let your culinary skills and flare for hospitality shine as a Serve Partner. Provide and cook dinner for 108 Homeless Guests in our 53 foot professional, mobile kitchen. We will supply the pantry staples, kitchen, and even the recipes. You bring creativity and love along with the main ingredients and fellow volunteer chefs. Volunteer as many times as you would like – once a year, once a quarter, or even monthly. It’s up to you!
This shelter is located at 11442 E Avenue in Auburn.
For further details, recipe suggestions, and more information on the Adopt-A-Meal Program, please contact Meredith Adams.
“I BELIEVE STRONGLY IN GIVING BACK ESPECIALLY TO THE COMMUNITY . . . I THINK THAT’S WHAT GIVES LIFE TO A PERSON”
The power of partnerships is strong throughout The Gathering Inn. We remain inspired by and grateful for the dedication of our Impact Partners who sustain our programs and infuse joy throughout all they do.
Learn how you can make a difference as an Impact Partner. Contact Senior Director of Development Darlene Cullivan.