Volunteers play an essential role in SOME's work, helping to feed the homeless, tutor children in our affordable housing programs for families, serve vulnerable elderly and more.
If you would like to share your interests and preferences with our volunteer program staff, please complete our volunteer application.
Administrative - Many of SOME's programs are in need of administrative assistance during the weekdays. Volunteer to provide clerical support such as answering phones, filing, photocopying, and greeting visitors.
Professional Services - Seeking professional volunteers, including health care, oral health care and mental health care providers; accountants; professional development and employee training instructors and cooks. Students and interns are welcome in several programs.
Elderly Services - Become a volunteer for SOME's Homebound Senior Program and/or share your talents and skills in our Senior programs. We are seeking manicurists, fitness instructors, workshop leaders, arts and crafts instructors and other individuals who want to share their talents. Great for families, groups, or individuals interested in working with senior citizens.
Tutoring Adults - Help students at the SOME Center for Employment Training or adults living in SOME's affordable housing programs to develop reading, writing, computer, job and social skills. GED preparation assistance is also needed. Opportunities to work one-on-one or in a classroom setting.
Tutoring Children - Help children ages 5 - 18 develop the skills that they need to succeed. Volunteers will provide children who live in SOME's affordable housing programs for families with homework assistance and skill development.
Food Service - Great for individuals and groups interested in volunteering one time or on a regular basis.
Special Occasions - Celebrate a special occasion or birthday with SOME's clients by assisting with special activities.
Landscaping - Assist us in helping clients feel proud of where they live and receive services. SOME needs help with painting, gardening, cleaning, and other beautification projects.
Activity Leaders (Individuals and group volunteers needed) - Several programs are in need of facilitators of activities like yoga, arts and crafts, outings, and game nights - great for small groups.
Material Donations - Volunteers assist in sorting and distributing donations to SOME. Great for groups or individuals. Volunteers are especially needed in November and December.
Opportunities for Youth - There are a variety of ways that youth can volunteer their time and energy for SOME.
Long-term Volunteers - For individuals who are looking to make a significant impact for SOME by spending three months to a year volunteering (full-time).