With the support of our volunteers’ time and energy,
St. Paul’s Center is able to continue providing our services to the community.

We have a number of opportunities with flexibility in many of the positions.

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St. Paul’s Center  |   P.O. Box 589  |  Rensselaer, NY  12144

Volunteers helped to build St. Paul’s Center …literally.

Read to Children
At our shelter we are currently looking for volunteers to come in and read to the children in the evening (usually around 7pm). We have books to choose from and volunteers are welcome to bring their own books as well. Must have evening availability for about an hour during the week (Monday-Friday).

We are always in need of people to help us move donated items to a resident’s new home. The items we move are usually things such as furniture (dressers, chairs, tables, and televisions). Occasionally we will have larger items such as washers/dryers.  Heavy lifting required. Scheduling is flexible.

With families coming and going, St. Paul’s Center could also use some help cleaning rooms after families leave. This includes sweeping, mopping, cleaning bathrooms, and changing the bedding.

Here at the St. Paul’s Center we are looking for people who are willing to help transport our residents (adult women and their children). Car seats will be made available by the shelter. Occasionally, residents need someone to help them to get to doctors appointments, grocery stores, and other errands, and with your help we can make sure they have the ability to perform these tasks. A clean driving record is required (no moving violations). Scheduling can be weekly or on an as need basis.

Special projects and events
Help us to get the word out about our shelter and fundraise by attending one of our events. Be it a table at a craft fair, a community fair, a fundraiser, or one of our other special events, we always need volunteers to help make our events the biggest success they can be! Scheduling is flexible on an as need basis.





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P.O. Box 589
Rensselaer, NY 12144
P 518-434-2910
F 518-689-2083