If you are experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis, please call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to #898-211


“I volunteer at the Friends Association because the bond of family is sacred and merits celebration when times are good and nourishment during difficult times.”

Maurice Ward, Allstate Corporation

Please contact Jasmine Draper for Volunteer Opportunities

Friends Association volunteers have donated countless hours of their time, energy, and skills in order to improve the lives of the families we serve. With the support of our volunteers, Friends Association has assisted hundreds of families on the road to self-sufficiency and housing stability.

If you’re seeking an opportunity to support families experiencing homelessness in your community, an opportunity with Friends might be the right fit for you.

Some of the ways that you can serve with Friends Association include:

Individual Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you’d like to join us on a regular or rotating basis, we’d love to have you. We have opportunities to fit your interests and skill-set on a schedule that works for you.

  • Administrative support
  • Program support
  • Maintenance support
  • Seasonal programs
  • Family and children support
  • Internships

Group Volunteer Event Opportunities

Our group of volunteers are the backbone of keeping our shelter and office building up and running in addition to providing support to our families within the community.

  • Shelter maintenance, inside and out
  • Office maintenance
  • Donation sorting
  • Donation drives
  • Event staffing

Family Volunteering Opportunities

We serve families and we love to host as well. Find out more about the ways in which your family can volunteer with us.

  • Craft projects for children and families
  • Donation drives
  • Meal preparation
  • Seasonal parties for families

VolunteerMatch Listings

As we welcome new families into our programs our needs change throughout the year. Please visit our listings page on VolunteerMatch to see some of our most pressing volunteer needs.

We have opportunities for you or your group to volunteer with us and make a difference in the life of a family in need.

“Home” is often just a dream in an impoverished family’s life, but Friends Association is making that dream a reality. Through the kindness of our volunteers, we are fulfilling the needs of homeless families by turning a temporary shelter into a safe and secure home. Our volunteers continue to amaze us by living up to the philosophy of kindness every day.

To join our VOLUNTEER TEAM, please fill out the form below. You can also contact Jasmine Draper, Volunteer Coordinator by phone at 610-431-3598, ext. 205, or download our Volunteer Application Form.

Volunteer Form