Volunteer Opportunities

Food Server and/or Meal Provider
Food Servers assist in the preparation, serving and clean up of meals for the residents of Faith Mission as well as sort and store donated food. Food servers must be at least 14 years old and work under the direct supervision of the cooks and food service manager of Faith Mission.  Due to the large number of people we serve, it is extremely helpful to us if you are able to provide the food that you are serving.  If this is not possible, we welcome you to bring donations that could be used in the kitchen or shelters at another time.  Helpful items include: coffee, sugar, powdered creamer, hot sauce, men’s deodorant, razors, men’s underclothing, etc.

Resource Center Assistant
The Resource Centers at Faith Mission offer employment resources and job search assistance to our residents.  Volunteers are needed to perform a variety of professional tasks, including assisting clients with computer and Internet use, resume and cover letter writing and job searching.  Resource center assistants work under the direct supervision of the resource center coordinator.

Shower Monitor

Shower monitors manage the flow of people into the showers, distribute towels and toiletries and assist people with obtaining clothing if needed.  Monitors supervise the showers from outside the bathrooms.

Donation Volunteer

Faith Mission receives a large quantity of in-kind donations, and volunteers are needed to sort and store them.  Donation volunteers also assemble move out boxes for residents and fill shelter requisitions as needed.

Health Center Volunteer

Health Center volunteers assist the clinic manager as needed, including greeting and signing in clients, pulling and filing patient charts, and monitoring the waiting room.

Special Event Volunteer

Throughout the year, Faith Mission has special events, and volunteers are needed to help set up and tear down, greet and welcome guests, oversee activities and help the volunteer coordinator as necessary.

Medical Professionals
Doctors, dentists and nurses are desperately needed to staff The Clinic at Faith Mission! The Clinic offers medical, dental and podiatry treatment and services at no cost to more than 4,000 homeless individuals each year. Volunteers are needed to cover 3-hour time blocks. We are looking for people who can serve four times a year.

If you have completed the application and orientation process and would like to sign up for a volunteer shift in the KITCHENS, please visit our Online Scheduling Tool.