Volunteer Opportunities

YOU are the mission. HIS House would not be able to serve so many precious men, women, and children without the generosity and dedication of friends like you.

Our opportunities vary throughout the year but are regularly updated on this page, so please check back often for active volunteer opportunities. No matter what your skills, we can find a way for you to share love and hope with those in need.

If you are looking to get engaged as part of your community organization, church, school or corporate group, please email haley.hishouse@gmail.com or call (714) 993-5774 ext 1003. 

Click the link below to see all the current volunteer openings! Please note that some openings may be subject to age restrictions or certain requirements. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

Saturday Workday

Once a month we host a Saturday Workday at HIS House to help our community stay safe, clean, and well-maintained. Projects may include painting, gardening, seasonal safety, and holiday preparation, or general cleaning of common community spaces or residential rooms for incoming families. Shifts typically last 3-4 hours. Volunteers of all ages are welcome and volunteering in groups of 10 or more is highly encouraged. Work Days are by appointment only.

Job Search Help

Prepare our residents for the workforce through assisting in resume building, mock interviews, and dress prep.

Childcare Assistance

Volunteers to help with our children while parents are in classes. Volunteers will play games and read with children. We are looking for volunteers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am to 12 pm. Volunteers must schedule with the Program Manager before arriving to volunteer. You can contact the Program Manager at (714) 993-5774 or maria.hishouse@gmail.com.

Movie Nights

Break out the popcorn and a movie and enjoy an evening with our residents.

Sports/Arts Camps

Gather your friends and host a sports or arts and crafts learning day camp for our children.

Cut & Color for the Residents

We’re looking for licensed stylists to help residents look and feel their best with a fresh cut and color.

Meal Delivery Service

Help our residents eat a nutritious meal as a family by providing breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Food Box Packing and Hygiene Kit Assembly

Work as a group packing food boxes, placing labels on boxes, breaking down boxes, separating donated food and packing hygiene kits.

Room Cleaning/Preparation

Prepare a clean, new space for our residents through by cleaning and providing all the household needs.

Collateral Design and Development

Help develop creative and informative materials to use for outreach by our programs.

Fitness/Nutrition Classes

Help our residents maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle by offering fitness and nutrition classes.

Birthday or Holiday Party Sponsor

Give our residents a day to remember by throwing a Birthday Party (once a month, Saturdays) or a Holiday Party! Suggested items to bring are cake, ice cream, decorations, and gift cards. Some holidays we celebrate at HIS House include:

  • Valentine’s Day
  • Patrick’s Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

 Office Administration

Come alongside our various office departments through help in mailings, database maintenance, fundraising, filing, phone calls, and computer assistance. Good communication skills, desire to help others, patience, and excellent judgment are required.

Donation Drive

See our needed list of items and host a drive within your community for HIS House.

Help with Transportation of Goods

We need volunteers to pick up furniture and other heavy items from donors. If you have a pick-up truck and some strong friends HIS House could really use your support. We often have to decline donations of excellent furniture that our graduate families really need because we do not have any means of transporting the donations. Please consider helping us get donations to our graduates.

Thrift Shop – Charity’s Closet

Volunteer at Charity’s Closet by calling 714-993-4687.

Have an Idea?

If you have a volunteer idea you didn’t see listed, let us know. We would love to hear how you would like to serve HIS House and our guests. Please email maria.hishouse@gmail.com and include the word IDEA in the subject line.