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Thank you to all who participated in the 2020 Point-In-Time Count!

There are many ways to get involved with Path of Life and our new online volunteer application makes it easy to get started. Please review the areas of opportunity and additional Volunteer Information below before submitting your application.  Descriptions about these opportunities can be provided upon request.

For more information, fill out an application online. We’ll give you a call, discuss opportunities that might be a fit, and  get you plugged into an area that interests you. Our goal is to offer positions that will not only benefit our guests and clients, but will be a fulfilling experience for our volunteers.

We appreciate your interest in our organization!

Areas of Opportunity

Administration Office
Administrative Duties, including Special Events, Marketing and Development Assistance
Donations Department
Delivering Furniture and other Household Items to Housed Clients, Picking up Furniture and other Donated Items, Organizing/Maintaining Donations Warehouse
Community Shelter Program
Administrative Duties, Cleaning and Organizing Communal Areas, Guest Chef for Breakfast or Dinner
Family Shelter Program
Administrative Duties, Arts and Crafts (Bring supplies), Birthday Club (Bring cake and ice cream), Movie Night Crew (Bring a movie and snacks), Drivers, Cleaning and Organizing Communal Areas, Playing Board Games (Bring games), Reading Time, Seasonal Decorating
Employment Program
Beauticians and Barbers, Career and Life Skills Mentors, Computer Literacy, Drivers, Education
Housing Programs
Gratitude Guru, HUD-Speak Researcher, Prayer Partner, Resource Broker, Storyteller, Volunteer Housing Navigator, Volunteer Outreach Navigator

Volunteer Information

  • Volunteer Time Slots: Our Shelter Guests leave the shelters by 8 a.m. and return by 4 p.m. seven days a week. Regular volunteer times are from 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. seven days a week.  Other volunteer times can be scheduled at the discretion of the Shelter Director, Assistant Shelter Directors, Program Directors, and Administration.
  • Background ChecksOur organization conducts background checks on all individuals interested in volunteering with us.  Therefore, please submit your Volunteer Application at least two weeks in advance if you have special circumstances because we may not accommodate last minute requests.
  • Application Process: Once your application has been submitted, it will take at least one week to process and respond to your inquiry.
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  • Elementary, Middle, and High School Students: If you are under 18-years old, you must be accompanied by an adult when you volunteer.  Your parent/guardian must submit a Volunteer Application prior to your service.  However, we are unable to accommodate minors seeking to complete community service hours.  Please do not submit any Volunteer Applications until you have received a response about your project inquiry.
  • College Students: If you are a student interested in completing a general internship and/or a class assignment/project with our organization, please send your information to volunteer@thepathoflife.comPlease do not submit your Volunteer Application until you have received a response about your inquiry.
  • Group VolunteersIf you are a group interested in learning about current volunteer opportunities, please visit our Groups page for more information. Please also contact us at prior to having your Group Leader submit a Volunteer Application.