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*This list below is unique to the COVID-19 season and may not include opportunities at all our partners. Due to sweeping changes and social distancing orders from the city of Los Angeles, reach out to partner contact listed or email email@example.com for details.
Remote volunteers needed Tuesdays and Fridays between 5-7 pm to encourage youth by talking about different careers, teaching a lesson, or sharing a story connected to your faith journey. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com for more info!Email Mynor
Small Groups (4-8 people) or Individuals needed across LA County to be workshop volunteers at PATH LA! Skills-based volunteers are encouraged to share their knowledge and passion by hosting a class or a workshop virtually, or onsite at one of 15 permanent supportive housing communities. One-time and monthly shifts are available. For more information click HERE! If you’re interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com.Email Waverly
Encourage people who have experienced homelessness and/or addiction and fear falling back in by becoming a phone friend through Deed & Truth! Click HERE for details! Commitment is once a month for 10-15 minutes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com to get connected!Email Betty
Every M-Sat. from 11 am -12:30 pm, 3-5 people needed to help prepare sandwiches for delivery to unhoused neighbors on the Westside! COVID Safe System in place. Email Penny at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com for more info!Email Penny
HFLA has partnered with Feed My Poor to distribute 600 meals to unhoused neighbors at McArthur Park and Julian Park! 5-6 volunteers are needed for each event, great for groups on the Eastside! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Email HFLA
The People Concern is in desperate need of hygiene and snack kits for their outreach teams as well as socks and underwear (M-3XL) for their drop-in center! For details click HERE! HFLA is willing to provide funding. Please reach out to Noe at email@example.com and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Noe
Small Groups (4 – 8 people) or Individuals needed to help sort through donated food, hygiene items, home goods, clothing, and other critical supplies at PATH LA, PATH West LA, or PATH Venice. Donation sorting volunteers also support by assembling bulk supplies into Care Kits and Welcome Home Kits to ensure unhoused neighbors have the essential support they need. One-time, weekly, and monthly shifts are available. Preferred shift times are weekday mornings, 10 am-12 pm. Covid safe, social distancing system in place. For more information please reach out to email@example.com and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org.Email Katherine
Our HFLA partner PATH is in need of groups willing to serve food at breakfast/dinner shifts on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Saturdays of the month. There is a COVID safe process in place. And HFLA is willing to fund shifts. Please reach out to Winnie Yu email@example.com for more information (her community group is serving 3rd Saturday dinners!) and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org.Winnie Yu
Social distancing doesn’t look the same for all youth in Los Angeles County. We are working with Oasis of Hollywood to serve youth and their families through weekly food distribution and worship nights. 8 volunteers needed every Thursday from 3pm-5pm to pack bags, prep food, and distribute meals. 2-3 volunteers also needed for worship Tuesday and Fridays 5-7pm. Volunteers are also needed Tuesday and Fridays 5-7pm to encourage youth through sharing stories about personal faith journey (can be over zoom). COVID safe system in place. Please reach out to email@example.com and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will connect you.Email HFLA
Foster teen moms are in need and there are many ways to get involved at Young Life Hollywood. Opportunities include becoming a volunteer leader, prayer partner, or committee member. There is also a need for meal sponsors. Want to learn more or get involved? Reach out to Alison Pulizio email@example.com and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org + email@example.com.Email Alison
With the pandemic limiting the mobility of residents at the Union Rescue Mission, they are in need of volunteers to help serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner to guests every. Ages 14 and up. Great for groups. COVID-safe process in place. Click the link below to register for serving times and opportunities .***AT THIS TIME, ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST PROVIDE NEGATIVE COVID TEST RESULTS NO LATER THAN 2-DAYS PRIOR TO DATE OF SERVICE. RESULTS ARE VALID FOR 14 DAYS FROM TEST DATE** EMAIL YOUR RESULTS TO VOLUNTEER@URM.ORG** Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how we can support your group.Serving Times & Opportunities Email HFLA
CLA is in need of attorney and non-attorney volunteers to help with their free telephone legal clinic. If you can volunteer a few hours to help those in need, please email email@example.com for details. If you are an attorney volunteer, please identify yourself as an attorney and let CLA know about your specific practice areas, other legal expertise, and/or languages.
You’re invited to partner with Young Life to reach students in underserved neighborhoods, group homes, and schools in the Los Angeles Harbor Area! You can view the many opportunities to serve individually or in a group HERE! If interested, please email Young Life Area Director, Jenna Walmsley firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com for more info!Jenna Walmsley Email HFLA
HFLA is partnering with Deed & Truth to help individuals who were formerly homeless transition into new spaces. There are many opportunities for community groups from buying supplies, participating in the actual move-in, or supporting individuals as phone friends. To see our last move in visit the House 2 Home blog HERE. For more information, please reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com.Email HFLA
Our foster family agencies and organizations are expecting a rise in the need for foster families and Safe Families. We are working with Olive Crest to provide care communities around foster families all across Los Angeles. We are also working to qualify Safe Families to host youth short term, who are at risk of being placed in child welfare. Want to learn more? Reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com and we’ll connect you to an upcoming info session.
We’ve learned from our HFLA partner Claris Health, that the need for quality medical care for women is increasing during the pandemic. Community Groups are especially needed to provide:
- Hygiene Kits for the Mobile Clinic
- Care packages for every person who goes through intake in their clinics
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com for more information.
There are many opportunities to serve at San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission! If you’d like to serve a meal more than once with a group, the leader would need to fill out the application below. Another way you can help is by hosting a dinner and delivering or having food delivered to the families here at the shelter. An example of that would be sending food from Pollo Loco for Mexican night! Below is a link to an online form you can submit to secure the date you would want to host dinner! COVID safe system in place! For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com.Serve a Meal Host a Dinner
Social distancing doesn’t look the same for all students in Los Angeles County. Urban Promise LA provides supplemental learning, mentorship opportunities, and spaces for youth to explore faith. They are in need of volunteers to provide supplies for classes, help students at community school, or adopt a virtual classroom. Background check required and covered by HFLA! Covid safe system in place! Click HERE to view the many opportunities to serve. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com for more information!Email Dionte
Support HFLA Partner San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission and their residents by hosting a donation drive or donating to their thrift store (pick-up and drop-off available)! Hosting a drive is a wonderful way to bless guests staying on-site while making sure the shelter has items it needs to function smoothly. This is a great opportunity for individuals, community groups, or families. Click the list(s) below for the most needed donation drive items and thrift store items. Email Marilyn firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com for more info.Donation Drive Needs List Thrift Store Needs List
Hope for LA is excited to partner with Helping Hands Community! It’s a new nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most vulnerable to COVID_19. They have a platform that connects at-risk community members with local volunteers for support with critical errands like grocery shopping or pharmacy visits, enabling them to stay home, safe. They’ve also built this platform with scale in mind. It can work anywhere in the country, so long as there are volunteers signed up and people requesting support through the website. If you have a loved one or know of anyone in your community that would benefit from extra support, please share this initiative with them or place a request on their behalf through the Helping Hands Community website. You can also volunteer to help deliver HERE!Volunteer
Know a great organization doing good work? Have a service idea you’re passionate about? Apply for funding through HFLA to start an effort focused on one of the following: Impacting Homelessness, Loving Foster Youth, or Lifting Families in Need. Choose a group, existing organization, community coalition, or create your own opportunity that supports the forenamed. The partner or service opportunity does not have to be faith-based but must align with the overarching mission to mobilize people to serve the poor and marginalized. This effort is not meant to take the place of current HFLA activities, but to offer an additional pathway to service **Limit of one grant award per CG per quarter. Must be members of PCC. Awards are not guaranteed and are subject to approval. *PLEASE EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org for the application!Email HFLA
Hope for LA is looking for 3-4 people who are interested in becoming HFLA team leaders or supporting current team leaders! Primary responsibilities include monthly connection with HFLA partners, coordinating volunteers, and helping to plan church-wide service opportunities! Interested? Email: email@example.com for more info!Email HFLA