VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

WHAM has always relied heavily on volunteer to fulfill the mission since our inception. We have on average 300 volunteers to serve children, families, and homeless individuals. Our volunteer opportunities come in several forms. We have groups that come to our campus to work on special projects. Companies, churches and troops choose WHAM as their community services projects. Retirees and non working volunteers commit to regular shifts as receptionist and interviews. Others get school or court required hours volunteering in our food pantry or resale store.

Client Services Volunteer:

Volunteers help our families register in the lobby who are in crisis to receive financial assistance and other services. WHAM is looking for individuals with good customer service and phone skills to serve as receptionist, client interviewer, phone volunteer and help with data entry. M-F 10 am - 2 pmi.

Employment Services:

Volunteers work directly with families and support them during the job search process. Volunteers help with teaching computer skills, job search, résumé building, cover letters and preparation for future interviews. M-F 10 am  - 1 pm

Food Pantry Volunteer:

Help families pick healthy choices for their family in our expanded food pantry. We are looking for drivers to pick up hot cooked food from local restaurants M-S 8 am - 3 pm. Pantry helpers weigh, sort and organize foods. Volunteers for the pantry are needed Tuesday 3 pm - 5pm and the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Saturday 10 am - 3 pm. Our pantries Personal Shopper Volunteers help families in food selection and maintain overall organization of the pantry. Personal Shoppers are needed Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am - 2 pm.

Resale Store:

The WHAM 2nd Blessings resale store is a hub of volunteer activity. Store volunteers assist in greeting customers from the community, making sure retail sections are tidey set up for the current season.  Volunteers are needed to: assist customers, sort and price donations, operate the cash register, and work on displays. Volunteers are needed M - S 10 am - 6 pm.

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