Summer of Service
Come work alongside our building facilities manager as he completes routine and special maintenance projects. Experience not necessary–but helpful! Did you know that our guests who are enrolled in the Pathway Program at Gateway Men’s Center have saved (YTD) $52, 970 and have paid off over $8000 in debt?
Join our kitchen staff as they prepare a nutritious meal. From slicing and dicing to flipping or dipping, you’ll be part of our mealtime routine. Be sure to bring a warm smile and a friendly greeting for the guests you’ll be serving. Did you know that many of our leftovers are repurposed into soups, salads, and casseroles? Minimum age 14 with 18+ as chaperone.
Join our facilities crew as they mow and trim our property near the Gateway Store. Did you know that during the summer months, our Gateway staff spends about 45 hours each week caring for the outdoor green spaces of our 24th Street campus? Minimum age 18.
Bring a team ready to get down and dirty as you spruce up our Gateway campus–inside and out: windows, walls, floors or doors along with outdoor spaces and parking lots . Did you know that each week our Gateway Store welcomes nearly 500 donation drop offs from the generous community members of Holland and the surrounding areas?
Come and help shine up the vans and trucks in our Gateway fleet. Did you know our trucks pick up items for bale from 15 other organizations/thrift stores to help eliminate waste into landfills?
Help us maintain and beautify the landscaping around the Gateway Campus. Did you know that our guests can attend a weekly Thursday night worship service hosted by local churches in our Gateway Ministry Center (located at the south end of our 24th Street campus)?
Come work alongside our building facilities manager as he completes routine and special maintenance/cleaning projects, both inside and outside.Did you know that our Guest Advocate meets with guests weekly to help them move forward with employment, housing, savings oversight, as well as spiritual discipleship?
Be a part of our retail team for the day. From the donation door to the sales floor, your help with sorting, hanging, and organizing merchandise impacts the men, women, and children we serve. Did you know that every $2.05 we sell at the Gateway Store provides a meal for someone in need?
It’s all hands on deck and a race against the clock as you unload and put away fresh and frozen food donations. Also, be prepared to learn the technique of organizing and rotating canned goods and other staples in our pantry storage. Did you know that our chefs plan menus for 3 weeks at a time, based upon the donations we receive?