Individual Volunteer Application

REQUIRED: Proof of Completed COVID-19 Vaccine is required for all volunteers (including minors). Volunteers must be approved and scheduled to participate. Masks must be worn correctly at all times.

  • Currently, we are not accepting students/interns in our Medical/Dental Clinic. Medical/Dental Professionals who are interested in volunteering, please contact us at (209) 467-0703 or volunteer@stmarysdiningroom.org
  • Volunteerism (All shifts must be scheduled - No walk-ins)

  • 1. Kitchen: Assist with meal prep, filling meal containers for service and general cleaning. 2. Dining Room: Assist with scanning guests' ID card, serving and general cleaning. 2. Women and Children's Hygiene Center: Assist with organizing and distributing hygiene goods and clothing, After hours restocking shift: 1:00-3:00pm 3. Men's Hygiene Center: Assist with organizing and distributing hygiene goods and clothing. 4. Facilities Maintenance: Assist with campus grounds keeping (Mostly outdoors) 5. Laundry Room: Assist with sorting, folding/hanging clothing 6. Social Services HMIS: Assist with scanning our guests' ID cards during meal services.
  • When are you available to volunteer? Below, is our modified volunteer shifts until further notice. (Please mark all that apply)

  • Emergency Contact

  • MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. 1. Long pants (No legs, ankle or feet showing). 2. T-Shirt or Long Sleeve Shirt 3. Non Slip or Tennis Shoes (no sandals or high heels). 4. Aprons, hairnets and gloves will be provided. 5. A baseball cap can be worn in place of our hairnets. ATTENTION - Please leave personal belongings (Purses, Backpacks, etc) at home. We do not have a secure storage area and cannot be held responsible for any lost/stolen items.
  • All staff and volunteers are required to wear masks/PPE covering the nose and mouth at all times while volunteering. Out of respect and privacy for our guests, we do not permit any forms of video, photography, evangelization and/or interviews with our guests on our campus. PROCEDURES Follow all staff instructions, safety and hygiene procedures, and assigned tasks. Inform staff immediately if you are not comfortable with any task(s). YOUTH & CHAPERONE POLICY Volunteers under 18 years of age (youth) must have an adult chaperone. • 1 adult may chaperone up to 5 youth. • Must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer in the kitchen area. • Chaperones MUST be actively supervising and volunteering alongside the minor(s) throughout the entire volunteer experience. DRUG-FEE POLICY You cannot volunteer if you are under the influence and/or smell of drugs or alcohol. DONATIONS Removing any donations including: food, clothing, property, donations, etc. from St. Mary's without the permission from only St. Mary's Dining Room Directors and/or our CEO, will result in termination. Volunteers do not receive any form of compensation for their service. INFORM a staff member if any problems should arise. Volunteers have the right to work in an environment free from harassment. This includes unwelcome verbal and/or physical conduct that degrades or shows hostility toward a staff member, another volunteer, or a guest.
  • This Release and Waiver of Liability (“Release”) by the volunteer(s) and the St. Mary’s Dining Room a nonprofit organization, located at 545 W. Sonora Street, Stockton, CA 95203. Volunteer understands that the scope of Volunteer’s relationship with Nonprofit Agency is limited to a volunteer position and that no compensations is expected in return for services provided by Volunteer; that Nonprofit will not provide any benefits traditionally associated with employment for Volunteer, and that Volunteer is responsible for his/her own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of Volunteer’s services to Nonprofit Agency. 1. Waiver and Release a. Volunteer releases and holds harmless Nonprofit Agency and each of its board members, officers, agents from any and all liability, claims and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise, or may hereafter arise from the services Volunteer provides to Nonprofit Agency. b. Volunteer acknowledges that this Release discharges Nonprofit Agency and its board members, officers, agents from any liability or claim with respect to bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the services Volunteer provides. c. Volunteer releases and forever discharges Nonprofit Agency and its board members, officers, agents from any claim whatsoever which may arise or may hereafter arise on account of first-aid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during the time Volunteer is providing services to Nonprofit Agency. 2. Insurance a. Volunteer understands and acknowledges that Nonprofit Agency does not assume responsibility providing Volunteer with financial or other assistance, including, but not limited to, medical, health or disability, or general liability insurance of any nature in the event Volunteer incurs injury, illness or personal property damage. 3. Assumption of Risk a. Volunteer understands that the services provided by Volunteer to Nonprofit Agency may include activities that may be hazardous and inherently dangerous (including but not limited to, use of construction materials, electrical conduits, lifting of heavy materials, etc.). b. Volunteer expressly assumes the risk of injury or harm from these activities and releases Nonprofit Agency and its board members, officers and agents from all liability from harm incurred. 4. Photographic Release a. Volunteer grants and conveys to Nonprofit Agency all rights, title and interests in any and all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of Volunteer made by Nonprofit Agency in connections with Volunteer services to Nonprofit Agency. 5. Governing Law a. Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of the State of California and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with California State laws. 6. Severability a. Volunteer and Nonprofit Agency agree that should any clause or provision of this Release be deemed invalid, the enforceability of the remaining provisions of the Release shall not be affected. By electronically signing this application, Volunteer expresses their understanding and intent to enter into this Release and Waiver of Liability willingly and voluntarily and promises to partner with Nonprofit Agency throughout the duration of the volunteering partnership in perpetuity.
  • I have read and understand the Volunteer Guidelines and Volunteer Release and Wavier of Liability. If I do not comply, I will be discharged from the program.

  • We look forward to welcoming you!