VOLUNTEER

GIVING BACK STARTS HERE

Each week, volunteers rotate shifts and assist staff. They are members of churches, groups, university clubs, social and service clubs, as well as high school students, college students, stay-at-home parents, and retirees.

WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?

Individuals, church or civic groups, clubs, businesses, and school groups.

WHAT IS THE AGE REQUIREMENT?

Children 12 years of age and older can volunteer. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

WHEN CAN I VOLUNTEER?

Volunteer opportunities are available Mon—Thu: 8:30 AM—4:00 PM | Fri: 8:30 AM—12:00 PM | Sat: 10:00 AM—4:00 PM

WHICH AREAS OF WORK ARE AVAILABLE?

FOOD ROOM VOLUNTEER

  • RECEIVE FOOD DONATIONS

  • STOCK FOOD PANTRY SHELVES

  • ASSIST WITH PACKAGING FOOD ORDERS

  • ASSIST FAMILIES WITH EMERGENCY FOOD NEEDS

CLOTHING ROOM VOLUNTEER

  • RECEIVE INCOMING CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD DONATIONS

  • SORT AND SIZE DONATED CLOTHING FOR CLOTHING ROOM SHELVES AND HOPEFULLY YOURS

  • ASSIST CLIENTS IN THE SELECTION OF CLOTHING, BEDDING, AND SMALL HOUSEHOLD GOODS

RECEPTION AREA VOLUNTEER

  • SCREEN CLIENTS FOR BASIC SERVICE ELIGIBILITY

  • ANSWER AND DIRECT PHONE CALLS

  • ANSWER GENERAL INFORMATION QUESTIONS

HOPEFULLY YOURS RESALE SHOP VOLUNTEER

  • SORT AND TAG RECEIVED ITEMS

  • STOCK AND MAINTAIN RESALE SHOP FLOOR

  • ASSIST CUSTOMERS WITH GENERAL QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

HOPEFULLY YOURS RESALE SHOP VOLUNTEERS START BY VOLUNTEERING IN THE HOPE CENTER CLOTHING ROOM UNTIL A RESALE SHOP VOLUNTEER POSITION IS AVAILABLE.

SPECIAL PROJECTS VOLUNTEER

NEEDED FOR PROJECTS SUCH AS FOOD AND DONATION DRIVES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR AND DURING THE BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON. CONTINUE TO CHECK BACK FOR UPDATED SPECIAL PROJECTS VOLUNTEER POSITIONS.

WILL I RECEIVE TRAINING?

New volunteers will receive training for the specific area in which they are assigned. Annual training is also held for all current volunteers.

HOW SHOULD I DRESS?

Tennis shoes, work boots, or comfortable slip-ons. No open-toed shoes allowed. Comfortable clothing such as a T-shirt and jeans. No revealing or offensive clothing allowed.

HOW DO I APPLY TO VOLUNTEER?

Fill out the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION below with your information! We truly appreciate your interest in joining our volunteer family.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

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    GENERAL INFORMATION

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    PERSONAL REFERENCE

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    EMERGENCY CONTACT

  • 1. Treat each client as I would like to be treated, with kindness, patience, and respect, and not to discriminate according to the Civil Rights Act.
    2. Work to promote, recognize, and defend the welfare of others who are less fortunate and to respect the confidentiality of all information gained in the course of volunteer work.
    3. Be reliable in working my assigned time, understanding that others are depending on me, and do my best to notify the office when unable to work my assigned time.


    The goal of HOPE Center is to help people in such a way as to encourage the individual to change the circumstances that brought about the crisis and thereby prevent problems in the future. The motto of HOPE Center is “Love Our Neighbor.”

    A large amount of the work at HOPE Center is accomplished by volunteers. You are our greatest resource. We agree to treat you with respect and dignity and to honor your commitment to helping others. In return, you will receive the personal satisfaction of helping and serving those less fortunate.

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STREET ADDRESS

1251 N BROADWAY, SUITE A | EDMOND, OK 73034

MAILING ADDRESS

PO BOX 2915 | EDMOND, OK 73083

CONTACT

(405) 348-1340

OFFICE HOURS

MON–THU: 8:30 AM–4:00 PM | FRI: 8:30 AM–12:00 PM

DONATION HOURS

MON–THU: 8:30 AM–5:00 PM | FRI: 8:30 AM–4:00 PM | SAT: 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

STREET ADDRESS

1251 N BROADWAY, SUITE B | EDMOND, OK 73034

CONTACT

(405) 348-4680

OFFICE HOURS

MON–THU: 8:00 AM–4:00 PM | CLOSED DAILY FOR LUNCH: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

STREET ADDRESS

908 N BROADWAY | EDMOND, OK 73034

CONTACT

(405) 341-6849

OFFICE HOURS

TUE–SAT: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM