VOLUNTEER

Volunteer Opportunities at Homeward Bound


Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Homeward Bound. Your volunteering experience will make a huge difference in the lives of the homeless families we serve. Below are some of the projects that we need help with most urgently and instructions on how to apply.


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Attention: Do you have a background in Finance/Accounting? We are in urgent need of a volunteer who can commit up to 8-12 hours a week.

Your Essential Responsibilities:

  • Process expense reports, ensure all supporting documentation is accounted for
  • Process accounts payable invoices on a weekly basis
  • Manage gift card inventory, disbursements and receipts
  • Maintain Excel spreadsheets
  • Utilize Abila accounting software
  • Filing
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Education and/or experience:

  • Accounting/administrative coursework preferred
  • Experience in an office or professional environment

If you are interested, please contact our Commmunity Outreach Manager.

Volunteer Opportunities



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- Sunday, hours vary

Requirements

01. Ages 16+ only

Child Watch

Engage children ages infant to 12 years with activities while parent is attending class.

Hours: Wednesday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm • Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm • Sunday 2:00pm - 4:00 pm

Requirements

01. Ages 16+ only

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

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

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.

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 events, Resident Holiday Party’s, Children’s Talent Shows, Harvest Festival, Children’s Holiday activities.

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.

Organize Drives

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

Volunteer Application