Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you’re one person or part of a group, you’ll find a variety of opportunities that fit your interests and schedule. Sign up to volunteer. Current volunteers, sign in here.

PREPARE, DROP OFF OR SERVE A MEAL AT OUR SHELTER

Your church, business, student group, or civic organization volunteers can make a lasting impact by preparing and serving a breakfast, lunch or dinner at Opportunity House homeless shelter. Your small group (5-10 people) plans the meal of your choice on the date of your choice.  Buy the food and prepare the meal at home or in our full-service kitchen.  Then choose to serve it or drop it off and our team will serve it to our clients. We welcome both adults and kids aged 10 and over. View our cooking guidelines.

JOIN A COMMITTEE

Lend your planning, management, and organizational skills to help ensure the success of our annual fundraisers. If you’re an artsy type, consider joining our Souper Bowl committee. If glitz and glamor are more your speed, help with Wine, Women, and Shoes. Or lend a hand at our annual Golf Outing or Garden Party.

ORGANIZE A SERVICE DAY

Your small business, corporate or social group, church, or college or university organization can come together for several hours or a full day to serve a meal, help tend our community garden or maintain our grounds, clean, paint, or organize, or sort merchandise at our warehouse.

SHARE YOUR LIFE SKILLS WITH OUR CLIENTS

Maybe you’re an expert on how to manage money, anger, or stress effectively. Maybe you know how to ace a job interview, eat healthy on a budget, or do mindfulness meditation. You might even know how to resolve conflicts, manage time, or make decisions. 

If you’re a healthcare worker, personal trainer, professor, accountant, therapist, or another professional with valuable life skills to share with our clients, we encourage you to reach out and tell us about your expertise!

HOST A DONATION DRIVE

Whether your group chooses underwear, sports bras, cleaning supplies, diapers or wipes, you will be making a difference and showing you care for people in our community who are experiencing homelessness.

SUCCESS STORY

A Fighting Spirit to Overcome Homelessness-Opportunity House

“My mom taught me how to keep fighting and not to give up. My dad taught me to dream.” Those traits are part of her DNA that has helped her survive abuse, homelessness, and despair. Today, as Tara* is rebuilding her life, her internal motivation drives her while her Zen-like calmness gives her peace through […]