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Group Volunteering in the Respite Bed Program

Whether we are making and serving a meal or cleaning and folding linens, our groups truly appreciate the opportunit​y to be involved in part of the greater work CAMBA is doing. -Tracee Henneke, New York City Director, Center for Student Missions

Respite Bed Main | About Volunteering | Host a Respite Bed Site

The Respite Bed Program has a number of opportunities for groups to help meet the needs of homeless New Yorkers.  We welcome groups between 3 and 10 individuals.  Larger groups are welcome to break up and serve over more than one day or site.  We have opportunities for adults and youth 

Weekly / Monthly Shelter Hosting ​

  • Groups are matched with a partner Respite Site
  • Coordinate dinner and overnight hosting on a regular basis
  • Available evenings Monday – Sunday (times vary)

Linen Prep

  • Groups sort, fold and package linen for distribution to the Respite Sites
  • Available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Whole or partial days

For more information or to sign-up for a group volunteer opportunity, please contact Yehudit Moch at​ or 347-728-8247.


Become a Volunteer!

Orientation and training sessions for new volunteers are held monthly.

Click here to submit a volunteer application.

Email for more information.