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Individual volunteers are critical in helping with the daily operations of Haven for Hope.

To volunteer, please complete the application below.
Please note: Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to have a parent or guardian or adult chaperone present through their volunteer service, at all times.

At-The-Ready (ATR) Services Opportunities

Volunteers, as time permits, are able to assist with special events and projects, that usually take place during weekday evenings or weekends. Those who are interested, are placed on an email distribution list and notified of upcoming activities.

Administrative Support Services Opportunities

Volunteers are able to provide support to various departments across the campus, assisting with answering and directing phone calls, filing or data entry projects.

Client Interaction Service Opportunities

Volunteers are able to interact directly with individuals who are experiencing homelessness. Opportunities range from facilitating classes to providing hygiene items to clients, as needed. Radical compassion is required, when speaking or engaging with clients in any capacity. 

After your application is submitted, you will receive email instructions to complete an online background check for a cost of $6.50 After receiving your application and background check, a staff member of Haven for Hope will call you to discuss your schedule and volunteer opportunities. Please note: Background checks are required for all volunteers every two years.

Single Day Project Volunteers

If you are interested in a single day of service with Haven for
Hope, please contact us at or 210-220-2590.


Haven for Hope welcomes groups of any size to serve on our campus. Projects can include washing sleeping mats, sorting donations, playing Bingo, and more. We are also open to hearing any group volunteer ideas you may have.

Groups projects are facilitated Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. We will work with groups on weekends/evenings by special arrangement. Dates of services are based on availability and we request at least 2 weeks’ notice prior to the requested date. To get started, please submit a Volunteer Group Project Request Form using the button below.

Volunteer Groups

Contact Information

The Volunteer Center Is
Open Monday – Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Please feel free to contact us at

Volunteer Main Line:
Individual/Group Volunteers:

The aforementioned volunteer opportunities are for Haven for Hope. We work with many wonderful
partner organizations who have their own volunteer protocols. If you are interested in volunteering with a partner agency, please let us know and we are happy to connect you to the agency that best fits your needs.

Serve Food

Meals on the Haven for Hope campus are provided by our two wonderful partner organizations, St. Vinny’s Bistro and the San Antonio Food Bank. If you are interested in volunteering with either organization, please use the contact information below to schedule a time to serve.

To volunteer at one of our partner kitchens, please contact directly:

St. Vinny’s Bistro
serving the Courtyard: (210) 220-2452 

San Antonio Food Bank serving the Transformational Campus: (210) 431-8388