One of our greatest strengths is the constant support of dedicated volunteers.  Volunteers bring new skills and knowledge to our work, and provide positive support to our participants as they transition out of homelessness. We have passionate people volunteering in myriad ways — from serving meals at our Bridge Housing to helping connect people to services at our Connect Days, to cleaning up the community.

To sign up, please follow our easy, three-stop process:

Step 1: check out our Individual Volunteer Opportunities

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Assist LAFH kitchen staff in preparing and serving meals to our 250 Bridge Housing participants.

  • We need volunteers 7 days a week for:

    • Breakfast: 6:30 am - 9:00 am

    • Lunch: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

    • Dinner: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Must be 16 years or older

Help LAFH conduct outreach to people experiencing homelessness throughout the San Fernando Valley. The event hosts private and government agencies to provide wrap around services and begin engagement.

  • Held once a month, date varies.  Shifts are from 7:30 am - 10:00 am and 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

  • Must be 18 years or older

Assist LAFH in special events throughout the year.  Ideal for individuals who are unable to commit to a regular and reoccurring schedule.

  • As needed per event schedule

  • Must be 18 years or older, other requirements vary by event

 

Help LAFH and the community by being a good steward of the neighborhood we live and work in by participating in our monthly community cleanup. Beautify the neighborhood and engage with participants in Bridge Housing.

  • This event is held on the first Friday of every month from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Must be 16 years or older

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of our participants.

  • We sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Must be 10 years or older

 

Step 2: choose your Open house

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Open houses happen each month. Please fill out the volunteer waiver and then choose a day to attend. Walk-ins accepted.

July 10, 2019 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
August 3, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
September 4, 2019 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

STEP 3: Fill out the Volunteer Form

Please tell us a little more about yourself through the link below. Once you complete the Interest Form, you will receive an invitation to our orientation by our Community Engagement Manager. Thank you for your interest in changing people’s lives.


If you have any questions, email volunteer@lafh.org. Someone will return your note within 48 hours.