Night Shelter 2020!

Call for volunteers for the Night Shelter @ Christ Church Purley - January/February 2020!  

Dates this season for Christ Church are 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January and 6th February.


The duties are as follows: 


  • Prayer team

  • Setting up: (6.00pm – 6.45pm)  - would be an ideal volunteering opportunity for young people to use towards their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award.  You would be able to continue at Purley Baptist Church for another 6 weeks to make up the 12 weeks required. There will be no contact with guests. 

  • Reception: (6.45pm – 10.30pm) - for experienced volunteers

  • Kitchen: (6.30pm – around 9.30pm)

  • Cooks:  Preparing either a savoury or sweet dish for 8 or baking a cake for when our guests arrive. 

  • Listening: (6.45pm – around 10.30pm): This is for volunteers who have worked previously in the shelter, who have some previous experience of working with people who are homeless or can attend our training session on 2nd November. 

  • Overnighting: (10.00pm – 6.00am)

  • Breakfast: (6.00pm – 8.00am) 

  • Laundry

  • Hairdressing

  • Foot washing


Please contact Amanda Shortland via 
if you’d like to help, or would like to hear more.