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Healing House - Make our House a Home Team
Healing House, located at 303 Lathrop Street in Madison, is an 8 bed facility, providing 24/7 recuperative care by medically trained staff and volunteers for up to 28 days. Healing House will provide clients with three meals a day, child care assistance and case management to end the cycle of homelessness.

Healing House Make our House a Home Team members are responsible for
• Maintaining a clean and safe atmosphere for Healing House guests (helping with meal preparation and clean up, doing laundry, changing linens in guest rooms, sweeping, mopping, and other household cleaning)
• Engaging with Healing House guests, both adults and youth, on a regular basis (Talking, socializing, helping youth with homework, rocking babies, playing with toddlers, etc.)
• Supporting Healing House staff as needed (reporting supply/food inventory, for example)

Volunteers are placed each term, January-June and July-December, with the opportunity to renew/continue.

PLEASE NOTE: Completing an application does not guarantee you a spot in our program; your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within a few days. If you do not hear from us after a week, please contact our Volunteer Manager, Shawna Lutzow, via or (608) 256-0906

Email Address *
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Your name (first and last) *
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Personal Gender Pronouns *
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Phone (xxx-xxx-xxxx) *
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For which position are you applying? *
If you are applying for Make our House a Home Team Member, for which weekly shift would you be available? Check all that apply. Volunteers are assigned only one 4-hour shift per week. Remember, you must attend EVERY WEEK (no more than 2 absences) during the entire term (6 months). If you are applying for a term with unavailable volunteer spots, you will be added to our volunteer wait list. *
Review your calendar and verify you are able to have time EVERY WEEK. *
Are you at least 18? *
Please list any languages you speak proficiently (other than English)
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Do you have experience working with youth or adults impacted by homelessness? In what capacity? *
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Are you confident and comfortable engaging with youth? *
Have you volunteered on a regular (weekly or monthly) basis before? Where and how long? *
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What specifically interests you about volunteering with Healing House? What do you expect to gain from this work? What skills do you have that relate to the position? *
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Volunteers are required to have daily access to email and answer our emails promptly (within a couple days, at the latest). Are you able to respond promptly to emails from staff? *
Will your participation in this program fulfill a requirement for community service, school credit, or a certification program? *
I understand that by submitting this application I authorize Madison-area Urban Ministry to conduct a criminal background check on me. All information will remain confidential. *
I understand that in providing my services as a volunteer with Madison-area Urban Ministry, I will respect the confidentiality of program participants, donors and other volunteers. *
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