We can’t do what we do without our volunteers.

There are so many ways you can help make a difference!  Volunteers under 18 years of age, must have legal guardian present to volunteer on site. Age restrictions set based on volunteer duties.

Have you completed your account with Galaxy Digital?

BES is now using volunteer software through Galaxy Digital to track volunteer information. Make sure to complete all requirements under the “Qualifications” tab to sign up for volunteer opportunities.

Haven’t attended training this year?

Training is typically scheduled a month before each shelter season and as needed during the season. Look for the next training session under the “Events” tab.

Looking for something with little time commitment behind the scenes?

Pickup food donations from local vendors and transport donations to the 75 E. Market Street location for use at Bagged Lunches and Shelter Nights.

Signing up for a Shelter Night?

Shelter operates from November 15th to April 30th

Looking for projects to get your hands dirty?

Various opportunities available throughout the year. Check back often.

Signing up for Weekend Bagged Lunch Program?

This effort operates year-round and we’re always looking for volunteers! Check back often for openings.

Want to know what BES has on hand in the kitchen?

Kitchen Supplies list provided below.

Willing to share your experiences at BES with others or become involved in a BES event?

Join us for this year’s Huts on Main Event

Have questions about kitchen equipment, how to prepare beverages for dinner service, kitchen safety, or need ideas for recipes?

The BES Kitchen Manual is below for answers and ideas.

Don’t see something that fits you? Have an idea for volunteerism you would like to participate in at BES?
Contact us.