Volunteer Opportunities

COVID-19 VOLUNTEER UPDATE (11/10):  Due to the pandemic, our office is currently closed to the public and all volunteer opportunities must be scheduled in advance. This page is updated regularly, so please check back for future opportunities.

All volunteer shifts are currently being offered by appointment only.  The following are the current volunteer opportunities available at this time:

-Grocery & Essentials Distribution (12/8 ONLY)

We are in need of able-bodied volunteers to help with our food and supply distribution to our families.  Volunteer shifts are 9-12 and 12-3.

-Furniture Donation Transport

We are in need of 2-3 volunteers who could help lift and move furniture donations on a regular basis. We have the vehicle - we just need the manpower!

-Office Management Help 

We are seeking a regular volunteer who is able to come for 1-2 hours per week to help keep our Day Center organized and tidy.  Responsibilities would consist of regularly sorting and organizing our donation closet and food pantry. If you like to organize things - please come lend your talents!  Day/time is flexible, it would just need to be during regular business hours.

-If you are interested in volunteering, please email Malia Cary at malia@familypromiseoc.org with the following information:

Name

Phone Number

Preferred Volunteer Activity (from the list above)

Day & Time Availability

Age (if minor*)

*Minors under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Minors 16 and over may volunteer alone with a parental release.

Once we receive your information, you will be entered into our volunteer database.  You will then be contacted to schedule a volunteer shift should our needs match your availability.

Thank you!

Volunteers play an essential role in helping families experiencing homelessness attain sustainable independence.

The following are some of the types of volunteer opportunities available at Family Promise of Orange County:

  • Providing a meal for our families

  • Volunteering to stay overnight at one of our host churches

  • Helping with upcoming fundraising events

  • Providing a service for our families (financial literacy training, meal planning, resume help, etc.) 

For more information about Volunteer Opportunities, please contact Malia Cary at malia@familypromiseoc.org

All volunteers are required to undergo volunteer training and a background check. Training sessions are held several times a year.

2020 Volunteer Training Dates:

None scheduled at this time

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