House of Hope has about 160 volunteers active
and always needs more!
Volunteer opportunities abound in all four House
of Hope locations.
Here are some of the options:
Food pantries: Sorting food and/or assisting
Resale stores: Sorting donated items and/or or
Special events: Helping with a fund-raising
event or food drive.
Case management: Interview and assess the
needs of House of Hope clients.
Administration: Help with data entry,
mailings, and other office work.
Design your own opportunity: Let us know
your strengths, interests and schedule and
see if there's a fit!
Opportunities are available on weekdays and
Saturdays. For more information, please contact
Kelly McIntyre, House of Hope's manager of
volunteer and retail operations, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (772) 286-4673, ext.
In 2013, 532 House of Hope volunteers
recorded 34,113 hours. During any given month, about 160 of
these volunteers are active. Some work multiple shifts per week,
while others help out during specific short-term projects.
At an estimated rate of $22.14 per hour, that amounts
to $755,261 of time donated to helping our neighbors in need.
This amount of volunteer time is one of the ways House
of Hope is able to keep its administrative costs so very
The dollar value of
volunteer time is
Independent Sector, a leading coalition of
charities, foundations and corporate giving
programs. Each year, the group estimates the
dollar value of volunteer time as a way to
quantify the enormous service volunteers