If the temperature is predicted to drop below 40 degrees or if a major storm is on the way, the shelter will be open to all from 6:00PM until 7:00AM.  Sleeping mats and blankets are provided.  Guests receive a hot and hardy soup supper when they arrive and a continental breakfast in the morning before they leave. 

Volunteer are needed to set up the hall, prepare the evening meal, register our guests, and generally assist folk, from 6:00 PM until 11:00PM.  From 11:00 PM until 7:00 professional security takes over.  For the early raiser, breakfast servers and clean up assistance in needed at 7:00 AM. 

If you would like to be on the Volunteer Call List please contact Betty (510 881-6344) with the times/days you might be available, your contact information and your job preference.