Volunteering and Support

House Manager - Coming Soon

Hem of Garment is seeking a house manage with experience working with disadvantaged populations, crisis situations and managing other people. Two years of experience is required. The house manager will ensure that HGS runs smoothly. The manager is responsible for seeing that HGS is adequately stocked with food, medicine and cleaning supplies. The manager also creates schedules for cooking, cleaning, group therapy and recreational events. In addition, HGS is seeking a house manager who knows how to create documents, memos, spreadsheets and use database software. Training will also be provided. The house managers need to have a valid state driver's license, as the person may need to drive clients to appointments, make emergency pickups at the hospital or go to court. Part-time with shifts from 5pm - 1am and 1am to 8am. Weekend availability preferred. Please contact the director for more information.   

Adopt A Family

Your family has the opportunity to bring joy to a homeless family served by HGS. Consider adopting a homeless family that is located in HGS Program. You can donate to them by providing gift cards, clothes, and varies other items. The families need school supplies for their children, pampers and many other items. When you adopt a family, a list of the family needs will be e-mailed to you along with information about the family.Please send your donations to the corporate office at: Hem of Garment Services, 9520 Berger Rd.Suite 212 Columbia, MD 21046

Become a Mentor

 •Participating in the initial Mentor Training sessions and ongoing educational opportunities sponsored by HGS.

•Collaborating with the HGS Case Manager for ongoing assessment of family needs and progress.

•Providing hospitality and welcoming for client families new to the Program.

•Participating in the development of an individualized service plan that includes long and short term goals.

•Visiting weekly (or as needed) with the client family in their home. Provide skill development in budgeting assistance, savings planning, and general money management.

•Arranging assistance in applying for jobs, education/training programs, and other community supports.

•Providing companionship, listening, spiritual and emotional support.

•Contributing household maintenance tips.

•Arranging parenting education or assistance.

•Providing guidance and sponsorship in scouting, library, park district, or other community-based recreational services.

•Arranging the connection with Program Partner support for furniture, child care, employment, transportation, home maintenance needs, etc.

•Reporting any unusual incidents to case manager.

•Maintaining strict confidentiality and dignity in service delivery

Charity Coordinator

If you are interested in coordinating charity events for HGS such as Gala's, Balls, and even community events, this volunteering opportunity is for you. HGS welcomes individuals who are interested in assisting in funding the program and helps others within the community.

Contact Information:

If you are interested in any of the volunteering opportunities above, please e-mail the Director, Sherika Cross at director@hemofgarment.org for more information for more information.