Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Homeward Bound! Out of an abundance of caution during COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended on-campus volunteer activity. Please contact s.roueche@homewardboundaz.org for a list of “virtual” volunteer opportunities until further notice. Thank you for your support!

Accounting/Finance Volunteer

Processes expense reports, invoices, gift card inventory, and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Hours: A total of 8 hours per week between Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 18+ only

02. Accounting/administrative coursework preferred

03. Experience in an office or professional environment

Early Learning Center

Assist teachers with art projects, reading, singing, games, and play projects for children 6 weeks to five years.
 

Hours: Monday – Friday, between 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 18+ only  

02. Must obtain a State of Arizona Fingerprint Card                          

03. Must obtain a TB test, MMR, and Tdap

Homework Club/Tutor

Assist school age children with homework in all subject from grades K-12. Tutor school age children in Math from grades 7-12.
 

Hours: Monday – Thursday, between 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 16+ only

Youth/After-School Activities

Assist with art projects, organizing holiday activities and playing sports on campus. We welcome your ideas for activities.

Hours: Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 16+ only

Employment Center Attendant

Hold computer lab hours, clean computer lab, assist with any computer/internet related questions.

Hours: Wednesday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Sunday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 18+ only.

02. High School graduate

Administrative

Sorting mail, filing, scanning, assembling packets of information and other various tasks.

Hours: Monday Friday, any hours between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 16+ only

Sort Donations

Sort through donated items.

Hours: Monday – Friday, any hours between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Requirements 

01. Ages 16+ only

02. Must be comfortable with physical labor, being outdoors and able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Community Meals

Organize, purchase, prepare and serve meal to resident families. Set-up and tear down dining area & buffet.

Hours: Open to any day Monday – Friday, 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Requirements 

01. Aged 16+ only.

02. Must be comfortable with standing, some physical labor, being outdoors and able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Events

Volunteers for fundraising or on-campus  events including: ROOFTOP, resident holiday parties, children’s talent shows, Harvest Festival, and more.

Hours: Hours and days are dependent on needs

Requirements 

01. Ages 16+ only

02. Must be comfortable with physical labor, being outdoors and able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Refurbish a Home

Interior painting, minor repair work, cleaning and miscellaneous immediate needs.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, hours and days are dependent on needs.

Requirements 

01. Must be comfortable with physical labor and able to lift at least 50 lbs.

Organize A Resource Drive

Organize and facilitate Food Drives, Holiday Gift Drives, Back-To-School Drives and Household Items Drives.

Hours: Hours and days are dependent on needs

Requirements 

01. None

Volunteer Process

Step 1.

  • Review our current available volunteer positions above.

Step 2.

  • Complete the Volunteer application found below. The online application should take about 10 - 15 minutes to complete. Once your application is complete, it’ll be passed to the corresponding staff member for their approval, moving your application to the next step.

Step 3.

  • Our Community Outreach Manager will contact you to suggest a placement that meets your skills, interests, and availability, as well as the needs of Homeward Bound and the families we serve.

Volunteer Application

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