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Palmer Court

Palmer Court is The Road Home's permanent supportive housing development. Residents at Palmer Court work closely with our team of case managers and volunteers to fully transition back into housing & our community.


Ongoing Weekly Activities

All volunteers involved in the following weekly activities must complete a volunteer orientation and background check before volunteering. Weekly volunteer activities require a three month commitment.

Our Volunteer Orientation Schedule: 

July - No Orientation

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:00pm

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

 

Thursday, October 13, 2015 at 5:00pm

All volunteer orientations are held at The Road Home (210 S. Rio Grande St., SLC) in our board room.

* Volunteers do not need to sign up in advance for an orientation or bring additional documentation with them. Background checks are completed through an online system after the orientation. *

 

Donation Room Clean Up Day

Each Monday, volunteers help organize the clothing room and food pantry at Palmer Court. Volunteers also help with inventory and donation pick up from The Road Home.

  • Mondays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Weekly, one hour commitment
  • Must be 18 years or older

 

Literacy Night - Kid's Book Club

Help children ages 5 -12 years old become interested in reading. Volunteers read a story with the children. Afterward, art and snack activities add additional entertainment to the experience. Three month or semester commitment required.

  • Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., starting September 9, 2014
  • Weekly, one hour commitment
  • Must be 16 years or older

 

Study Night

Help children with their homework and school assignments. Children participating in this program range from K - 12, though most are in elementary school. This program operates during the regular school year and does not meet during the summer. Three month or one semester commitment required.

  • Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Weekly, one hour commitment
  • Must be 16 years or older

One Time Group Activities

Donation Drive

There is an ongoing need for donated items at Palmer Court, including apartment cleaning kits and move in kits for families and individuals.
Apartment Kit List

Other needed items include:

  • Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillow cases, and pillows)
  • Towels
  • Non-perishable food
  • Books and movies
  • School supplies

 

Teen Night Out

Volunteers plan and carry out special activities geared towards our preteen and teen residents (13 - 20 years). Activities are generally offered off-site and include movies, ice skating, sporting or community events.

  • Mondays, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • One time, 2 hour commitement
  • Must be 18 years or older

 

Holidays

There are many ways for groups to get involved during the Holiday Season. Volunteers can assist in collecting donations or planning holiday activities.

 

Be Creative

Design your own project. We are very flexible and try to accomodate any ideas!

All volunteer group leaders must go over a Boundaries and Confidentiality form with their group and return it signed.

 

Please schedule your activity with one of our Volunteer Coordinators:

Chelsey Rasmussen at crasmussen@theroadhome.org

Craig Foster at cfoster@theroadhome.org