Please complete this application form if you are interested in serving a meal at the Bethesda Mission Men's or Women's Shelter with your family or group. Once you complete the form, please click the Continue button at the bottom.


Contact Information

If you are signing up as a family, please make your Group Name "First Name, Last Name Family," e.g. "John Smith Family."


Please note that our kitchen can only accommodate groups of up to 6 at one time. Please do not bring more than 6 individuals to serve on any given shift.



Secondary Group Contact

Please consider listing a secondary group contact.



Personal History

Are you aware of any of your volunteers ever having:



Possible Volunteer Names

Please list the names (first & last) of all volunteers who may come to serve with your group.



Why do you want to volunteer with us?

Please tell us how you heard about Bethesda Mission or this volunteer opportunity, and why you'd like to volunteer with us.



Where would you like to serve a meal?

Please type "Men's Shelter" or "Women's Shelter" to indicate where your group would like to serve a meal.



Volunteer Information Center

We provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages. Please select the password you would like to use to access the online Volunteer Information Center.



I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register my group as Bethesda Mission volunteers, and that there may be certain qualifications we must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before we may begin volunteering.


I certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information I have provided on this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that a false statement on any part of this application may be the basis for disqualifying me as a volunteer at Bethesda Mission, or for discontinuing my services after I begin volunteering.


I consent to the release of information by employers, law enforcement agencies and other individuals and organizations to designated representatives of Bethesda Mission.


I acknowledge that my group received and read the Confidentiality Policy and understand or have sought understanding of its content, and we recognize that it is our responsibility to abide by all rules contained in the policy.


As volunteers, we may have access to confidential and private information in various forms, such as written, electronic, oral, overheard, or observed or any other source, and we are required to maintain this information in a confidential manner. The unauthorized access to, modification, deletion or disclosure of confidential or private information may compromise the integrity of the Mission's written or electronic records and violates individual rights of confidentiality and privacy. We further understand that Bethesda Mission will not tolerate unauthorized disclosure of confidential or private information and will not hesitate to dismiss any volunteer who violates this policy.


We acknowledge and agree to the requirements of the Confidentiality Policy.