Volunteer at our Family Place Resource Center and Shelter

The Family Place Resource Center and Shelter opened in January 2016. The building houses 11 families on an emergency basis. At the Family Place Resource Center and Shelter, we have many community partners such as New Horizons, Catholic Medical Center, Southern New Hampshire Services , and Goodwill, that we have teamed up with to help with combating homelessness in Manchester.

If you have already completed the volunteer sign-up form, you can access your personal FIT-NH volunteer portal HERE to see your individual impact and to sign-up for new volunteer shifts.

Volunteer Positions: Welcome Ambassador ~ Kitchen Assistant

Welcome Ambassador

As a Welcome Ambassador, you will play a key role in helping homeless and at risk individuals and families in our community access the resources and services they need to regain their independence. You will be the first point of contact for clients, service providers, donors, and other volunteers entering the facility, helping to direct people to the appropriate resources.

Key Responsibilities:

Shifts are Monday –Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Click HERE if you would like to apply for this volunteer opportunity!

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Kitchen Assistant

As a Kitchen Assistant, you will play a key role in helping to provide homeless and at risk individuals and families living in our shelter with fresh, healthy, and warm meals. Opportunities to assist New Horizons Chefs in food preparation, serving, set up, and clean up are available daily.

Key Responsibilities:

Dinner shifts are Monday – Friday: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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At FIT, we want to ensure the best possible volunteer program. Because of the work we do and the population with which we work, we require that specific criteria be met by our volunteers. Please review these criteria carefully and note whether you meet each requirement before completing the application process. If you do not meet our requirements, we’ll be happy to refer you to a more appropriate volunteer placement.

All volunteers working directly with children over the age of 18 must submit to a criminal background check.

Criminal Background Criteria

In order to be considered for a volunteer placement at FIT, you must have:

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