On the weekends, adult volunteers answer the phone, do activities with children, and are a welcoming presence for our guests. During the week, we often seek assistance in the office with mailings, covering the phones, or administrative projects. Teens are welcome with an adult over 18.
If one of your teens enjoys babysitting, you can volunteer to babysit together while our parents participate in workshops, meetings, or special events at the Day Center.
Like to cook? You can prepare a meal at home with your family or friends to deliver to a host congregation. If you’d like to meet our families, we invite volunteers to stay for dinner and share the evening with our guests and their children.
Tech volunteers provide one-on-one support in computer centers and in residents’ apartments. Tech volunteers commonly help residents troubleshoot their personal devices, create email accounts, and navigate applications.
Friendly Visitor volunteers are matched with a resident for one-on-one conversation and companionship. Volunteers engage the resident in an activity that prioritizes their interests. Common activities include chat over coffee or tea, go for a walk, watch a film or show together, or play a game.
Social Group Host volunteers who are interested in leading a program for residents can inquire about opportunities based on your own interest areas. Popular groups include games, arts and crafts, English learning, book clubs, and other discussion topics.
Front Desk Ambassadors are the first point of contact at 2Life campuses. Front Desk Ambassadors provide general reception services and office support by greeting and assisting visitors, answering the phone, and assisting with residents’ requests and questions.
Morning and afternoon shifts available Monday through Friday. 2-3 volunteers work at a time, wearing masks and gloves. Youth and family shifts are also available. Volunteers pack bags at our Warehouse space.
Anyone can volunteer to help. You will get assignments and training that fit with your experience and capabilities. From skilled tradespeople – carpenters, plumbers, electricians, roofers, and others – to the “weekend warriors” who love to work with their hands and energetic novices – all are welcome to join us and get the immense satisfaction…
Active volunteers participate more frequently on organizational tasks and duties as a member of a Committee or Board.