Volunteer Sign Up

Serving as a host for Safe Harbor is a very rewarding experience. The job of “Host” to persons experiencing homelessness creating friendships, and a community within the other volunteers. All shifts come with training, and first-time volunteers are always paired with a seasoned host. Please review the following opportunities and sign up for as many as you would like!

There are two ways to become a volunteer at Safe Harbor; 1) Join us through a participating church or 2) Complete the following form (please include your complete birth date for our background check process). You must be 18 to volunteer solo.  Volunteers 12 – 17 may sign-up with an accompanying an adult.  

Want to learn more?  Visit our Volunteer Center

Volunteer Roles: Volunteer Positions Descriptions

Volunteer Application

If you are affiliated with one of our partner churches, contact them directly for schedule, opportunities, and training. https://www.gtsafeharbor.org/safe-harbor-church-community/ If you are not with a partner church, please complete this form and our volunteer coordinator will contact you. Because you will be working with vulnerable persons, a background check is required. Thank you!

Have you ever been convicted or pleaded guilty to a criminal offense?


Please explain any criminal record activities

Engage with guests from 5:30 - 11p with Goodwill Supervision


Spend the night from 9p - 6a, work with Goodwill Overnight Supervisor


Work with a Dinner leader to prepare and serve. 4p - 7:30p


Help with Serving and Cleaning in the morning


Manage the facility from 5:30p - 11p, manage showers and laundry, monitor building


By checking this, you agree to allow Safe Harbor of Grand Traverse, Inc to perform a background check on you.

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