Volunteer at Hope Ministries

High Impact Volunteer

Would you like to learn more about Hope Ministries mission and about the issues of homelessness and how you can make a difference? If so, take the next step to becoming a valued team member – a High Impact Volunteer!

High Impact Volunteers, both individuals and groups, are strategic partners who come alongside our staff to minister to our clients by volunteering at least once a month. High Impact Volunteers share our commitment to the mission and are valued team members who become an extension of our staff.

Volunteering at Hope Ministries is a serious commitment - we trust your decision to submit an application will be made with much prayerful thought and consideration.

Hope Ministries has the following requirements for High Impact Volunteers:

  • That volunteers be able to support our Christ-centered mission. Volunteers to work at least one shift per month for minimal period of one year.
  • Individual volunteers to be at least 18 years old. Students volunteering with a parent or chaperoned group must be in high school. Volunteers working with our children must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.
  • An application and interview.
  • Reference and criminal history background checks. This includes fingerprinting for volunteers working with our children.
  • That each new volunteer complete volunteer training

Reception Desk/Phone Volunteer
For volunteers who like to be in the hub of action, our busy Reception Desk is the place for you. This is a great opportunity to welcome clients, visitors, donors, other volunteers and staff into our facility and assist them with a variety of needs. This position also assists in answering phones.

Donation Center Volunteer

Donated items must be sorted, organized and labeled... Small, organized groups of can be scheduled during the business day. These individuals also assist our residents while they shop and help them find items that they are in need of.

Dining Room Hosts
Make mealtime a special time for our residents and community members. Volunteers will greet clients as they arrive in the dining room, help moms get meal trays to the tables for their children and assist with needed items during the meal. Some volunteers may choose to just use this time visiting and getting to know our residents and community members.

  • Available date/schedule

Child Care
  • Hope has scheduled meeting throughout the year in which our Hope4Kids staff have meetings or when school is out. We are in need of individuals who are willing to watch some of our children during these times. Back ground and finger printing is needed to assist in child care.
  • Back Ground Check/Finger Print Information


Welcoming Committee
Coming to a new place is often times uncomfortable and a bit scary especially when one has been through the trauma of being homeless. Our Welcoming Committee Volunteers help residents move in and get their apartments and rooms ready for them. They may choose to leave welcome baskets or personal care items that they know our new residents will be in need of.

Moving Assistant
Moving from Hope can be a frightening time for our residents. Volunteers assist our residents in their preparations to transition from Hope Ministries. They ensure that our residents have help in making their moves to their new homes and see to it that they have the necessities they will need.

School Age Tutor
These volunteers make themselves available to assist our Hope school aged children with their homework and school projects.
  • Back ground check/fingerprint information
  • Available times/schedule

Adult Education Tutor
The purpose of a Learning Center TASC tutor is to help support the Learning Center staff in providing teaching, guidance and encouragement to our Hope residents and community members who are working toward their high school equivalency diploma

Career Volunteer Coach
Career Volunteer Coaching involves assisting our residents as they ready themselves to enter the job market once again. This would include helping with resume writing, interviewing coaching, advice on attire and presentation, proper work ethics etc…Entering the work force again can be a frightening thing for most of our residents. You can play a big part in offering support in this way.

Computer Learning Center Assistant
Our residents are often times in need some help with some basic beginning computer skills such as typing resumes and cover letters or using email. Volunteers are assigned times to work one on one with assisting Hope residents on the computers in our Adult Education Room.

Interested in volunteering?
Fill out an application!