Organize a supply drive. Make a meal. Help with a resume.

Volunteering in person or virtually can impact lives.

Acts of compassion have the power to change the lives of families.

Discover the wide range of volunteer opportunities at Family Promise – from serving meals, to providing financial literacy training, to assisting with fundraising events. There is something for everyone!

Volunteers play an essential role in helping families experiencing homelessness attain sustainable independence. Please take a moment to complete this form so we can help you find your ideal volunteer opportunity!

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“Each time we make room for strangers, we chip away at the fear and isolation and heartbreak in our world. We also get to participate in something that is life giving, both to us and the people we welcome.”

Volunteer from Family Promise of Beaufort County, SC

Step 1Discover Volunteer Opportunities Near You:

Step 2Select Volunteer Opportunities That Match Your Passion and Availability:


Share time and meals with children and their families, offering them community and support as they work towards sustainable independence

Partner with a family for a long-term peer relationship to ensure they will be able to stay in housing and meet their goals

Purchase groceries or meals and deliver them to families

Work with children and adults in the program, helping them learn and excel at school

Provide hot, nutritious food for children and families who may not otherwise have a nourishing meal

Serve as overnight hosts who help children with homework, stay with families overnight, and help them get their mornings off to a great start


Empower families for success by helping with resumes, interview skills, and identifying career pathways

Help families build the base for sustainability by teaching skills like budgeting and credit repair

Give families support and guidance as they move into housing

Participate in programs that address mental, physical, and spiritual health, and wellness for families

Empower families with computer and technology skills, thus allowing them to advance at work and at home


Provide office support at Family Promise day centers so staff can serve more families

Plan, support, and participate in events to raise awareness and funding for families

Plan, support, and participate in events to raise awareness and funding for families

Use your skills to help share our mission and raise awareness about family homelessness through print communications and social media

Gather essentials like diapers, household items and school supplies

Refurbish, renovate, upkeep, and gardening projects around Day Center and new homes for families


Share your talents with Family Promise families. You could teach a fitness, healthy eating, or crafting class online

Guide an Affiliate to success by joining its board or a committee. Affiliates need experts in a variety of areas such as finance, technology, HR, and fundraising

Lead a Grow with Google workshop. Google provides the content; you present and assist adult learners

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Step 3

“Without this program I would not be where I am today. I am employed, I can provide my own transportation, my children and I have our own apartment, and I am independent.”

JK and Family, Guests of Family Promise of Augusta, GA