We are always searching for enthusiastic volunteers!

Our volunteers play a crucial role in our organization and our community. Without the dedication of volunteers, many of the services we provide to our neighbors in need would not be possible.

We truly appreciate the dedication and initiative of those who unselfishly contribute their time and energy to further our mission.

Volunteering is at the core of any charitable organization. It is about giving, contributing and helping other individuals; it is working with others to making a meaningful contribution to a better community.

Give the gift of yourself, your time, your effort, and discover the benefits of volunteering.

Opportunities (PDF)

Alan P. Linton, Jr., Emergency Shelter

Year-round operation for homeless adults 18 years and older.

Volunteer Job Description:

Volunteers will welcome clients, assign beds and distribute snacks and hygiene items to clients.

A volunteer training session is required. Opportunities are available seven days/week: 6:00pm–8:00pm or 8:00pm–10:00pm.

If interested or need more information contact: Brenda Bell301-631-2670 ext. 113.

Emergency Family Shelter

Year-round operation for homeless families with children.

Volunteer Job Description:

Volunteers will welcome resident families. Volunteers are asked to provide social interaction with adults and children living in shelter; this includes offering families fun or creative activities such as games, crafts, or providing homework assistance. The evening/overnight volunteers are asked to direct/assign families to designated sleeping areas and maintain required paperwork. A Coalition staff person is present during operation.

Day Site Volunteer

Monday–Friday, 8:00am–12:00pm
Monday–Friday, 12:00–4:00pm

Evening/Overnight Volunteer

Seven days/week
Evenings, 6:00pm–10:00pm
Overnight, 10:00pm–6:00am (time dependent on staff and number of family shelter residents)

A volunteer training session is required.

If interested or need more information contact: Neil Donnelly 301-631-2670        ext. 111.


Religious Coalition Service Center

Client service intake volunteers:

Duties include assisting clients with applications for emergency financial assistance for eviction notices, past due utility bills, prescription medication and healthcare requests. Volunteers work directly with clients.

Reception desk volunteers:

Duties include assisting callers with information on applying for emergency financial assistance, hours of operation, office location and other inquiries.

Shifts are varied, but volunteers are asked to provide 4 hours, 1 day a week. A volunteer training session is required.

If interested or need more information contact:  Catherine Dorsey 301-631-2670 ext. 115.

Religious Coalition Leadership Committees

Individuals are needed to serve on our Finance and Development committees that help raise resources to meet client needs. Board of Director candidates should be active in faith leadership, business, and civic organizations in Frederick County.

If interested or need more information contact: Nick Brown 301-631-2670 ext. 105.