Placements -The Loding House Mission
LODGING HOUSE MISSION
The Lodging House Mission offers services to the homeless, vulnerable and socially excluded.
Project contact: Neil
Location: 35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow
The Lodging House Mission has over 100 years experience in helping disadvantaged people get their lives back on the right track.
The Lodging House Mission is a Christian organisation with a mission to provide care and support to those in need regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. With more and more men and women becoming homeless due to the current economic downturn, we have a dedicated team of Support Workers and Volunteers who work together towards one common goal - making a positive difference in people's lives.
Activities are very varied for a Vincentian Volunteer at this placement and the volunteer will be doing something different most days. One day they may be helping in the kitchen and helping serve the people that come in. Another day, they may be helping people with job searches in the learning centre and providing IT support. Another day, they may simply be chatting and playing a game of chess or pool with the people that come in. The Lodging House Mission also provides many educational opportunities such as ESOL, music, creative groups, men's groups and others which volunteers are welcome to assist in and they are also open to new ideas should a volunteer have a specific skill which would be useful.