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Volunteer Sign-Up for the Strides Shelter

The Strides Shelter is a low-barrier facility for un-sheltered persons, servicing Champaign and beyond.

We are a team of incredibly dedicated individuals who work hard to meet the needs of the people we serve. We can always use extra hands around the Shelter, so if you’re looking for meaningful work, and you are committed to making a difference in your community and the world around you, you are just who we need.

Go ahead and sign up below, Change-Maker!

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Laundry
  • Donation Sorting/Processing
  • Mail Sorting
  • Tidying Sleeping Space
  • Sanitizing Hard Surfaces
  • Phone Answering
  • Clerical & Admin Assistance
  • Special Projects, etc.

Please complete and submit the form below, and we will contact you within one week of your sign-up to chat with you about your interests and solidify your volunteer placement and schedule. We look forward to meeting and working with you!

Shelter Information:

Strides Shelter provides year-round full day shelter services to adults located at 70 E Washington in Champaign, IL. This program will not require sobriety, abstinence, or criminal background check to participate in services. The right to self-determination is not only preserved but encouraged by the program so that the community members determine what they consider success and how they will achieve success. Case managers are assigned to every community member that utilizes the shelter, but ultimately the community member makes the decision on how and when they would like to interact with the case manager. Daytime services will be available to assist with linking to community resources, on-site groups, laundry, and showers facilities.

Your Full Name(Required)
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You can use this space to:
  • Indicate whether you're part of an organization, business, course requirement, public service hours requirement or volunteer group
  • List interests, specialties or specific ways you'd like to contribute
  • Give your desired schedule and desired start date