United Church of Christ

Colorado

La Puente Home (Alamosa)

Mission:  Nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter, food services, advocacy, and transitional services for homeless people and community members in crisis. Services are provided to meet immediate needs and to empower people to live independently with dignity. (www.lapuente.net)

Volunteer Position:  Shelter, thrift store, food bank, family assistance program, maintenance and repairs for La Puente's several facilities

Period:  late August - early August

Apply by:  March 15

Housing:  Volunteer group housing

Minimum Age:  19 years