Ongoing Local Outreach Opportunities

Door of Hope

Meal Donors | DOH is looking to provide and drop off dinners at our 2 locations in Pasadena. Volunteers may pick a recurring day, cover one or both locations--the need is a flexible opportunity. Depending on location, volunteers are providing a meal for 7 to 12 adults. People can volunteer individually, as a group (family, LifeGroup, etc.)
When | Ongoing need Monday-Thursday evenings with delivery between 5:30-5:45 PM.
Where | Pasadena locations (669 N. Los Robles and the second location a few blocks from there)
Additional Details | Please drop off meals in disposable pans. Unfortunately due to necessary COVID precautions, donors are unable to join the families for dinner. Masks are required for dropping off meals.
How to Sign Up | Send an email to Alli Burnison volunteer@doorofhope.us.

Translation Services (Spanish currently) | DOH is looking for someone bilingual in Spanish and English (adult or college-age) to help translate during case management and therapy sessions. The volunteer must agree to a background check and any in-person appearances will require proof of vaccination and masks.
When | Ongoing usually Monday - Thursday evenings between 5 PM - 8 PM. Some daytime services are needed as well
Where | All 4 locations - some addresses are undisclosed until the approval process happens. Can be in person or virtual.
How to sign up | Send an email to Alli Burnison at  volunteer@doorofhope.us.

Childcare | At Door of Hope, there are many needs for on-site childcare. DOH is currently seeking volunteers who can provide childcare in the evenings while parents are attending the life skills courses. (Must be 16 years or older may volunteer.)
When | The parenting course launches the week of March 21 and continues once weekly for the next six weeks either Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays from 7-9 PM.
Where | DOH Homes in Pasadena
Additional Details | It is not necessary that volunteers commit 1x/week for 6 weeks, although it is preferred to have as much consistency as possible, as this helps the volunteer build trust and relationships with the kids.
How to Sign Up | Send an email to volunteer@doorofhope.us or contact Alli Burnison (626) 304-9130 ext. 113.

Elizabeth House

Meals for Elizabeth House Residents | Volunteers can help provide dinner to the residents of Elizabeth House. You can sign up to serve one meal or make an ongoing commitment. Volunteers can serve as individuals or volunteer as a group (family, LifeGroup, etc).
When | Any evening, Monday-Thursday at 5 PM
Where | Elizabeth House, 760 Santa Barbara St. in Pasadena
Additional Details | Masks must be worn inside at all times, and volunteers must have their temperature taken when they arrive. (Staff and residents are tested weekly for COVID).
How to Sign Up | Email Kristen Mickelson, kristenm@elizabethhouse.net to get involved.

Attend a Baby Shower for an EH Resident | Volunteers can attend and provide refreshments for a baby shower for an Elizabeth House resident (s).
When | Dates TBD as needed, usually held quarterly on a weeknight.
Where | Elizabeth House, 760 Santa Barbara St. in Pasadena
Additional Details | Masks must be worn inside at all times, and volunteers must have their temperature taken when they arrive. (Staff and residents are tested weekly for COVID)
How to Sign Up | Email Jan Assink, janassink@sbcglobal.net to get involved.

Stars

After School Homework Volunteer (tutoring K-12 students) | Stars is looking for volunteers to come and serve their community by tutoring their students. Tutoring for students K-12 is available. Proof of vaccination is required for all our in-person volunteers. Stars also has virtual opportunities to tutor. Starting age for volunteers is 14+. It is possible for teens & families to volunteer together for the K-3 program.
When | Tuesday - Thursday,  45min. - 1hr., (days and times vary per program)
Where | In-person (proof of vaccination required). Locations vary within Pasadena, CA.
How to sign up | Please complete our Stars General Volunteer Application to get started! Please reach out to Miriam Tellez, Stars Volunteer Coordinator, for more information!

After School Enrichment Leader | Stars is looking for leaders to facilitate specific skill(s) workshops for K-12 students. Starting age for volunteers is 14+. Experience on the topic/skill you will be teaching is required. Enrichment topics Stars students are interested in include the following: cooking, art, music, sports, auto mechanics, sewing clothes, astronomy, financial literacy, and mental wellness. Stars is open to skills beyond this list! Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person volunteers. Stars has virtual opportunities as well.
When | Tuesday - Thursday, 1:45hr, (days and times vary per program)
Where | Hybrid - virtual (zoom) & in-person (proof of vaccination required). Locations vary within Pasadena, CA.
How to sign up | Please complete our Stars General Volunteer Application to get started! Please reach out to Miriam Tellez, Stars Volunteer Coordinator, for more information!

After School High School Group Mentoring |Stars is looking for leaders to hang out and mentor groups of high school students. Ideal Group Mentors are adults that care about youth, enjoy building relationships, and are comfortable facilitating conversations. Proof of vaccinations is required for all our in-person volunteers. Stars has virtual opportunities as well. 
When |
Tuesday @ 7 PM-8:30 PM
Where | In-person at Montrose Church (proof of vaccination required).
How to sign up | Please complete our Stars General Volunteer Application to get started!
Any additional details: Please reach out to Miriam Tellez, Stars Volunteer Coordinator, for more information!

Student Mentor for 5th-12th Graders | Stars is looking for leaders to hang out and mentor students in one-on-one settings. The schedule is tailored to the mentor/mentee's schedules. An ideal mentor is an adult that cares about youth, enjoys building relationships, and is flexible. Virtual or in-person opportunities are available, all in-person volunteers must show proof of vaccination.
When | Tailored to the Mentee and Mentors schedule.
Where | Hybrid - virtual (zoom) & in-person (proof of vaccination required).
How to sign up | Please complete our Stars General Volunteer Application to get started!
Any additional details: Please reach out to Miriam Tellez, Stars Volunteer Coordinator, for more information!

Stars "To Go" Food Distribution Center | Stars is looking for volunteers to prepare food packages for Stars families. Starting age for volunteering is 14+ (an exception when younger kids, if they volunteer with a chaperone). It is possible for teens & families to volunteer together! STars would love to have a dish that is particular to your culture/family. More parameters will be communicated once the volunteer is onboarded. Proof of vaccination is required for all our in-person volunteers.
When |  Tuesday-Thursday, 2 hours between 9 AM - 12 PM
Where | Villa 500, In Person Only
How to sign up | Please complete our Stars General Volunteer Application to get started!
Any additional details: Please reach out to Miriam Tellez, Stars Volunteer Coordinator, for more information!

Stars Snack/Meal Prep | Stars is looking for volunteers to prepare snacks and meals to nourish K-12 students at the afterschool program. Starting age for volunteering si 14+ (an exception when younger kids, if they volunteer with a chaperone). It is possible for teens & families to volunteer together! Stars would love to have a dish that is particular to your culture/family. More parameters will be communicated once the volunteer is onboarded. Proof of vaccination is required for all our in-person volunteers.
When | Tuesday-Thursday, 2 hours, dropped off between 3 PM - 5 PM at destination
Where | Villa 500
How to Sign Up | Please complete our Stars General Volunteer Application to get started! Reach out to Miriam Tellez, Stars Volunteer Coordinator, for more information.

Oasis of Hollywood

Stars Snack/Meal Prep | Join us as we serve hot meals to 40 hungry teenagers every Friday night! Your home-cooked meal will bless under-served, marginalized teenagers living in Hollywood. You can use the Oasis kitchen or your own!
When | Every Friday night from 7 PM - 8 PM
Where | 4150 Monroe St. Los Angeles, CA 90029
How to Sign Up | Direct any questions and sign up to serve by contacting Kadee Rosales at kadee@oasisofhollywood.org.