Volunteer with Community Ministries
Our normal programs are currently suspended until further notice. We are not recruiting volunteers for on-site programs or services at this time. We will update this page ongoing with any current opportunities. To contribute, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Opportunities (Updated December 1, 2020)
1. Heat & Package Prepared Food for Pathways Participants
Volunteers will work in kitchen Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7AM-9AM (shift 1) or 9AM-12PM (shift 2) to heat up and package pre-made food for distribution to participants of our basic services at Pathways. Volunteers will also clean all used items and kitchen after food service time frame.
Email email@example.com for more details and to sign up! Orientation and training is required.
2. Make & Serve Coffee at Outdoor Station at Pathways
Volunteers will prepare and serve coffee at our outdoor station on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30AM-11AM, engaging with guests and sharing about our program services.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to sign up!
3. Support weekly shower & social services by providing toiletries, cleaning supplies
Volunteers will purchase or collect, sanitize and disinfect all received, and package in paper bags for drop off. Delivery is also accepted and most items can be found on our ongoing needs Amazon wishlist here:
Toiletries include: shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, body wash, toothpaste, toothbrush, women’s pads, and razors.
Cleaning supplies include: Clorox bleach, hand-sanitizer, anti-viral hand soap, disinfectant wipes, rubbing alcohol, latex gloves in S/M/L, Fantastic (with Bleach) bathroom cleaner, face masks, and paper towels.
To support us further, visit our COVID-19 Response Needs Amazon wishlist here:
For all questions, or more information, email email@example.com.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Sunday Shelter Overnight Hospitality: Provide oversight and monitoring to Sunday night shelter with staff person. Tasks include sleeping in close proximity to shelter guests; assisting with morning clean-up; directing guests to facilities, linens, and toiletries; and creating a warm, loving environment for our guests. Training is provided.
Bible Study Co-leader or Companion: Participate in or leading discipleship groups, Bible studies, or wellness and life-skills classes. Training is provided.
Special Projects: Conduct classes, workshops, or special projects that meet felt needs according to your professional experience or assist in the decoration of spaces for special events such as Christmas and Thanksgiving dinners.
Prayer Team: Cover our programs, staff, guests, and volunteers in prayer before or during our weekly programs. This can be done from home, at work, or in person according your your schedule.
Administrative Assistance/Grant Writing: Provide administrative support to the Director of Community Ministries. Possible tasks include organizing volunteer teams; data collection, input, and analysis; organizing resources and referrals; locating potential funding sources; and other administrative tasks.
Deep Cleaning: Assist in the organization and/or cleaning of highly trafficked Community Ministries areas including our shelter, pantry, storage, kitchen, and more. This opportunity is great for groups who like to get their hands dirty!