Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are central to the success of the Monument Crisis Center, donating over 30,000 hours of service a year. Participants in the volunteer program come from schools, service clubs, religious affiliations, small businesses, corporations, and range in age from 5 to 95.
Food Room Distribution:
Prepare food items for distribution to food program beneficiaries. Tasks include packing food boxes according to a predetermined list, bagging produce/dry food and cleaning. Volunteers must be comfortable working in a warehouse environment, wearing closed toed shoes, standing for an extended period of time, and lifting 25lbs-50lbs. 

Food Program Intake: 
Work directly with food program beneficiaries to facilitate their monthly distribution.

Administrative Assistance:
Assemble client files, write “thank you” letters, make reminder phone calls for programs and events, answer phones, file and assemble newsletters and mailings.

Resource and Referral: 
Work with staff and community partners to organize and facilitate workshops for Monument Crisis Center.

English Language Learners: 
Volunteer as an English tutor and assist adult students with basic conversational and written English.

Employment Workshop:
Volunteer as a career resource guide assisting adults with résumé building, job search, application assistance and computer literacy training.
Senior Moments:
This opportunity is for groups of 10-15 people interested in a one-time volunteer opportunity. Facilitate a bimonthly bingo game/food distribution for seniors 55+. Volunteer tasks include setting up tables, and decorating, serving food and drinks, assisting with bingo game and cleaning up after the event.

Host a Drive:
Collect food, diapers, children’s books, toiletries or items for “birthday bags” and/or “Bingo prizes” on behalf of the Monument Crisis Center. Groups can arrange to pick up and drop off barrels to collect donations, or use a container of their own. Informational brochures and lists of accepted items will be provided to the volunteer prior to the start of the drive.  More information on drives can be found in the link below.
Senior Moments
Host a Drive