Volunteer Programs

Volunteers are central to the success of the Monument Crisis Center, donating over 20,000 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, and 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.