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Volunteer Group Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! You can get started by submitting the application below, which will help us plan a meaningful volunteer experience for your group.

If you haven’t already, we highly recommend taking a tour of our campus to become familiar with the volunteer opportunities available. To register for a tour, visit Haven’s Tour Page.

Group projects are facilitated Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. We will work with groups on evenings/weekends by special arrangement.

Please Note: Until you receive a confirmation email with final details for your group volunteer project, your group is not approved.
Tell Us About Your Group

Tell Us About Yourself

Please provide information for an on-site contact

Tell Us About Your Desired Volunteer Experience

Group volunteer projects typically last three hours, including a welcome session.
What time would you like to start?

Understand that by committing a certain number of volunteers for your project, we will plan projects accordingly. Varying the group size greatly without proper notice will affect the quality and value of your volunteer experience.


Under no circumstances are minors under the age of 18 permitted in the Courtyard for any reason.

Our volunteer age guidelines stipulate that volunteer projects for groups with children ages 12-17 are limited to the following (per staff approval): 
  • Donation Center (sorting donated goods)
  • Landscaping
  • Painting
  • Family Special Events
  • Other projects by approval

Guidelines for adult to child ratios for group volunteer projects, with children ages 12-17, are one adult to ten children.

Volunteer projects typically begin with a 30 minute welcome and overview of Haven for Hope. However, if your group has never been to Haven for Hope, we would love to show you around!

Your group may bring lunch in or order it from the San Antonio Food Bank's catering company, Catalyst Catering. Catalyst may be reached at (210) 431-8401 or on their website. Please arrange separately.

Lunch is typically scheduled for Noon: After your volunteer project if you start in the morning, and before your project if you start in the afternoon.