Volunteer

Thank you for your Interest! We are so grateful for our volunteers. We couldn't accomplish our mission without you!

Individuals

1. Take a Tour

Tour our campus, get to know us a little better, and find out about our volunteer opportunities on campus. Tours last approximately 90 minutes and include a walking tour of our campus (wheelchair accessible). They begin at the Carlos Alvarez Volunteer Center located at 1 Haven for Hope Way, San Antonio TX 78207. Everyone is welcome but space is limited!

To sign up, select a tour below.


Please email tours@havenforhope.org for more information.

2. Complete an Application Packet

Upon tour completion, you may submit a completed Individual Application Packet and a valid ID to volunteer@havenforhope.org. One element of the application is an online background check at a minimal cost of $6.

After our staff reviews your application, someone will contact you to discuss and schedule volunteer opportunities.

Individual Application Packet

Single Day Project and Community Service Volunteers

If your are interested in a simple day of service or fulfilling your comminity service hours with Haven for Hope, please contact us at volunteer@havenforhope.org or 210-220-2549.

Groups

Volunteer Groups

We are happy to host your volunteer group for a service project on campus! Examples of group projects can be found in the Volunteer Opportunities Catalog below, but we would also love to work with you to create a unique volunteer opportunity according to your interest!

Group Projects are facilitated Monday-Saturday 8am-5pm, or in the evenings by special arrangement. Dates of service are based on availability, and we request at least 2 weeks' notice prior to the requested date for planning purposes. Please submit a completed Group Application Packet to volunteer@havenforhope.org.

Group Application Packet

Group Tours

Tours are offered for groups of 5 or more per availability. Please request group tours at least 2 weeks in advance by completing the Haven for Hope Campus Tour Request Form and emailing it to tours@havenforhope.org.

Group Tour Request Form

Educational Tours

Tours are offered for supervised groups of children and teens per availability. These tours include an interactive classroom session focused on understanding homelessness and modified walking tour of our campus. Please request an educational tour at least 2 weeks in advance by completing the Haven for Hope Educational Tour Request Form and emailing it to tours@havenforhope.org

Educational Tour Request Form

Volunteer Opportunities Catalog


Donation Drives

If you are interested in hosting a donation drive, please let us know! For information on urgently needed items and instructions on how to conduct a drive, call 210-220-2549. Then complete the Donation Drive Registration Form and return it to give@havenforhope.org.

Donation Drive Registration Form

Contact Info

The Volunteer Center is open Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please feel free to contact us at volunteer@havenforhope.org.
Volunteer Main Line: (210) 220-2549
Individual Volunteers: (210) 220-2132
Volunteer Groups: (210) 220-2186


*The above steps are for those interest in becoming Haven for Hope volunteers. Some of our Partner Agencies have their own volunteer protocols. If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity with one of these Partner Agencies, we are happy to refer you to the best point of contact for that agency.



To volunteer at one of our kitchens, please contact directly:
St. Vinny's Bistro serving the Courtyard: (210) 220-2452 https://www.svdpsa.org/bistro-volunteer-application
San Antonio Food Bank serving the Transformation Campus: (210) 431-8388 http://safoodbank.org/steps-to-volunteer/

Volunteer T-shirts

Volunteer T-Shirts are available for a suggested donation of $15 each or $12 each for five or more.

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