Please note that all of our volunteer positions are divided into three distinct categories: Indirect Client Contact (IC), Direct Client Contact (DC), and Direct-Child Client Contact (DCC). Each category may have specific application requirements. For instance, working directly with clients may require an interview, background check, etc.There are only a few basic steps to getting started as a volunteer - Attend a Prospective Volunteer Introduction (PVI) to identify the area(s) and position(s) you are most interested in, and submit an application. Some positions or opportunities may require additional processes.
Note: You must be at least 18 years old to apply for any of the positions listed below. However, we accept minors to serve on chaperoned groups. Only the Adult Chaperone needs to complete a volunteer application.
Step 1. Attend a Prospective Volunteer Introduction (PVI)
Our PVIs allow us to answer all the questions that you may have about serving at The City Mission. The one-hour meeting will take place at either Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center, located at 18120 Puritas Avenue or The City Mission main campus at 5310 Carnegie Ave. Advanced registration is required as there may be a limited amount of space.
Wednesday, June 5 at 2pm - At Main Campus Location
Register for June 5 PVI
Step 2. Review volunteer opportunities and complete an application
Review the opportunities below. For Group Service Projects, only group leader needs to apply.
For all Group Service Projects, please inquire 6-9 weeks before the intended date of service.
View ALL Volunteer position descriptions