Become a Volunteer

Getting Started

Pillars has many volunteer opportunities to match your talents and interests (view opportunities HERE). Volunteers can provide and serve meals, answer and redirect phones, greet guests, assist with maintenance and rehabilitation projects, run errands, and assist with guest transportation. Please complete the following steps to start volunteering:


1. Fill out an application. Our Volunteer Manager will review it and email you to set up a call. She will also provide you with some materials to complete before the call takes place. 

2. Our Volunteer Manager will set you up with training shifts to complete following your call. After training, you will receive a VolunteerHub account to sign up for shifts on your own. 

3. Volunteer on your own! Welcome to the team. 


Individuals under the age of 18 can only volunteer at the Adult & Family Shelter. Children are not allowed to volunteer at the Adult Shelter or the Resource Center. If children are part of your volunteer group, you will only be allowed at the Adult & Family Shelter. A parent or adult must accompany volunteers under 18 years old.

To volunteer at the following locations, individuals must be:

Adult & Family Shelter: at least 7 years old (individuals under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Adult Shelter: 18 years old (no one under 18 permitted)

Resource Center: 18 years old (no one under 18 permitted


Note: If you are looking to complete community service hours, you may be subject to a background check before you can volunteer. 


Click here to check out our volunteer playlist on Youtube!