Monthly PADS Duties

What we would provide:

  • Space to host the PADS guests, and all sleeping supplies (sheets, blankets, pillows, bed pads)
  • Building Supervisor from CUMC (2-3 hours) on Sunday evening and Monday morning to provide guidance with door locking, dishwasher, access to supplies and other facility questions
  • Bathroom facilities including paper supplies for our guests
  • Kitchen essentials: dishes, silverware, glasses and dishwasher use
  • Cooking essentials: pots and pans, utensils, full use of refrigerator, freezer, stovetop, and oven
  • Cleaning supplies for the cleanup shift on Monday mornings

What church or group host would provide:

Sunday

  • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (4-8 people)
    • Volunteers to set up the sleeping area
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (4-6 people)
    • Volunteers to serve and clean up dinner.
    • Time could be earlier if the meal needs preparation before the meal is served at 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 pm – 5:00 am (4-6 people)
    • Shifts can be divided into increments easiest for you.
    • Three shift suggested timing: (1) 9:00 pm-midnight, (2) midnight – 3:00 am, (3) 3:00 am – 5:00 am
    • Two shift suggested timing: (1) 9:00 pm – 1:00 am, (2) 1:00 am – 5:00 am. 

Monday

  • 5:00 am – 7:00 am (4-6 people)
    • Volunteers to prepare and serve breakfast
  • 6:00 am – 8:00 am (6-8 people)
    • Volunteers to clean up breakfast dishes
    • Sanitize and store all beds, pillows, and blankets
    • All used linens need to be bagged up and one volunteer needs to deliver to Edward Hospital for laundering, on Monday morning after cleanup.

Food

  • Dinner for 50 guests, a menu of your choice (including a meatless option) – can be homemade, purchased, or donated
  • Lunches for 50, that can be prepared to go, as guests take them when they leave building at 7:00 am.
  • Breakfast food for 50 guests, a menu of your choice