Current Volunteer Opportunities

Bring a Meal

two slices of sandwich on brown container

With the host site rotation on pause we are sheltering families in hotels. We need your help to provide meals to our guests! 

    • Food drop off is on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS 9am-4pm
    • Drop off location is 215 S. 11th Street (United Presbyterian Church)
    • Please ring doorbell and remain outside the door. Someone will be there to collect your donation (it takes a few minutes for us to get downstairs).
    • Shelf stable meals are preferred but we can use the UPC fridge to store perishables.
    • Please portion meals. Our guests only have a microwave and hotel mini fridge for food prep and storage.
    • Our number of guests is changing very frequently these days. Please contact your coordinator for the most current numbers. (If you don’t have a coordinator please contact the Family Promise office).

Need ideas for what meals to bring?  Read our Food Suggestions guide. 

Food Host Schedule

Dec. 6 – Dec- 13 Rock Laramie
Dec. 13 – Dec. 20 First Baptist
Dec. 20 – Dec. 27 Christmas
Dec. 27 – Jan. 3 New Years
Jan. 3 – Jan. – 10 Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Jan. 10 – Jan. 17 United Presbyterian Church
Jan 17 – Jan. 24 United Methodist Church
Day Center Closed MLK Day 1/18/21
Jan. 24 – Jan. 31 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Jan. 31 – Feb. 7 St. Matthew’s Cathedral-Canterbury House
Feb. 7 – Feb. 14
Feb. 14 – Feb. 21
Day Center Closed Presidents’ Day 2/15/21
Feb. 21 – Feb.28 Rock Laramie
Feb. 28 – March 7 First Baptist

*Empty spaces indicate undesignated weeks. For the full schedule please see the list.

Diaper & Hygiene Pantry Assistant

In order for our Diaper & Hygiene pantry to be a sustainable program we need volunteers to help with distributions, stocking shelves, and logging items. 

    • Currently need help on THURSDAYS 9am-4pm (2 hour shifts)
    • The pantry is located at 215 S. 11th Street (United Presbyterian Church)
    • Involves going up and down stairs while carrying bags of hygiene items.
    • Due to social distancing, guests remain outside while attendant collects items. Volunteers must wear masks.
    • Will help log donated and distributed items.
    • While this is a low intensity volunteer activity, it is very valuable to the families we serve and our staff.

Full Volunteer Description

If you are interested in helping, please contact us at, attn: Pantry Manager

Volunteer Resources

Thank you for volunteering with Family Promise of Albany County! If you are a new volunteer and haven’t filled out the confidentiality agreement you can find the form below.