Volunteer at Hope Ministries
High Impact VolunteerWould 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 VolunteerFor 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 HostsMake 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
- 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 CommitteeComing 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 AssistantMoving 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 TutorThese 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 TutorThe 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
- Testimonies of other Adult Education Tutors
- Job Description
- Adult Education Application
- Online Schedule (Linked to Volgistics)