Would you like to volunteer with Hamilton Out of the Cold?

Consider the Following:
Note: Jobs and times are approximate and vary by site.

* Kitchen – purchasing/preparing/cooking food
–  noon-4:00 pm

* Dining Room Setup – set up tables & chairs, tablecloths etc.
–  1-1½ hours (usually late morning or early afternoon)

* Serving – serving the prepared meals to our guests
–  4:00-6:00 (those who work during the day often come around 5:00)

* Kitchen Cleanup – wash dishes/cutlery/kitchen
–  5:15-6:30 (most locations have commercial dish washers)

* Dining Room Cleanup – put away tables & chairs, tablecloths, salt & pepper etc.

5:30-6:30 (usually, the servers also 

clean up the dining room, but extra help is always welcome)

Our Breakfast Program is held at the Wesley Centre. Volunteers are needed from 7:15 to 9:00, preparing breakfasts, serving guests and cleaning up.


A VOLUNTEER usually commits to working at one location, one day per week (from a couple of hours to many hours). We do have some volunteers who work at more than one location.

THE BREAKFAST and dinner programs run six days a week.
(Monday – Saturday)