Be the gift

Volunteers work with BEDS Plus Care to end homelessness in our communities. To a person in need, it can mean the world.

It’s easy as 1, 2, 3 to become a volunteer at BEDS plus to help those in need in our community. Just sign up and attend an orientation or training, fill out an application with your availability and interests, and then commit to a shift with our volunteer coordinator.   

Step 1

Attend Volunteer Orientation Virtually

This orientation is for volunteering and general information about BEDS Plus and is held on the second Monday of each month from 7pm – 8pm.


Attend in-person training at Linda Sokol Francis Summit Service Center

This training is specifically for volunteering at the Summit medical respite and is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 – 7pm at 7666 W. 63rd Street , Summit.

Step 2

Fill Out Our Volunteer Application

Let us know what you are interested in and your availability.

Step 3


Review our volunteer opportunities listed below or contact us if you have questions.

Volunteer Opportunities

Summit Service Center

The Linda Sokol Francis Summit Service Center Medical Respite is looking for volunteers to serve meals (using food provided), clean up, conduct activities with clients, and sort in-kind donations. Volunteers 12-17 years old are welcome with an adult chaperone ratio of 1:1.

If you have questions, contact the Summit Volunteer Lead, Sue Dever at

Front Desk

Front Desk volunteers greet visitors and answer phone calls. Timeslots are four-hour shifts. You must first attend a volunteer orientation. 

Meal Train Sign-Up

BEDS Plus is presently providing 450 individual meals a week to at-risk clients/families. We are temporarily sheltering in motels and over 100 families and individuals who are housed and experiencing food insecurities. Sign up via our Meal Train link to find out more or contact Sue Dever at for more details.

Visit our Meal Train link HERE

Fundraising and Events

Volunteer committees help organize and staff large and small fundraising events. Join our Fundraising Committee to assist running and creating fundraising events and opportunities for BEDS Plus.

Please email Erin Molek at for more info.