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. Create an account on VolunteerHub

2. Watch our Volunteer Orientation Video

3. Read our Volunteer Handbook

4. Schedule a follow-up call with our Volunteer Manager, Autumn, by emailing

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer orientation provides information about Pillars, our clients, and most importantly the volunteer opportunities available to you and the community. All volunteers are required to watch the 30-minute pre-recorded orientation video before their first volunteer date.

Find the orientation video on our resources page


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: 7 years old

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.