Volunteers are the glue that holds the mission of Hope House together. Our volunteers provide personal skills and talents as well as a dedication, commitment and support to Hope House. Special training and background checks are conducted on all volunteers who plan to work one-on-one in the house with residents.
Be the Change
Hope House is run 24/7 by a dynamic team of volunteers who partner with a House Manager. Volunteers are responsible women, age 18 or older, who manage the house during their desired shifts(s). All volunteers participate in an orientation after filling out an application and undergoing a general background check. While not required, volunteers are also encouraged to share their special skills, hobbies, or interests during their time at the home.
All prospective new Volunteers are required to attend a New Volunteer Orientation Hope House invites you to attend an Orientation session to learn about the exciting ways you and your organization can help support the mission of helping woman and children experiencing situational homelessness in the Lake Norman area. Orientation is held the first and third Thursday of each month for candidates that have submitted their application and undergone the background screening.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you will be coming.
Take a tour and fill out an application:
Orientation for those who have completed the application and background check:
Interested in volunteering? Fill out this volunteer application and email Jessie Perkins, our Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com. Bring your completed application when you come for your tour.
If your church group, business team, or community organization would like to do something for Hope House, or if you personally would like to serve as a community volunteer in one of the categories mentioned above, please contact our Administrative Assistant with your interest and area of expertise.
Groups that would like to volunteer on-site in a variety of projects can participate in Service Saturdays by emailing the Administrative Assistant, Jen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hope House Foundation welcomes the opportunity for the community to assist us with organizing a donation drive. If considering a donation drive, please keep in mind that Hope House does not have the resources to pick up items, but would welcome the delivery of donations. Donation drop offs should be coordinated with email@example.com
Welcome kits – Shampoo, Conditioner, Brushes, Toothpaste, Toothpaste, Soap, Deodorant
Linen Drive – Sheets (Twin XL), Pillows, Towels, Face clothes, Bathmats, Blankets
Food Drive – Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for current Pantry needs.
Pantry Supply Drive – Trash bags, new gallon-sized zip lock bags, clear 13- gallon trash bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap and food storage containers (Ziploc)
Office Supply Drive – for our Resource Center and general office supply needs – copier paper (white & colored), file folders, notebook paper, pens, pencils, erasers, paperclips, flash drives.
Cleaning Supplies- Laundry Detergent (HE), Bleach, Fabric Sheets, Lysol Wipes, Swiffer Dusters.
Most needed items – Paper Towels, Toilet Tissue, Tissues and Sanitary Supplies.
Gift Cards – Gas Stations, Grocery store, Staples, Wal-Mart, Target, Office Depot.
Please be aware that Hope for Domestic violence is soliciting your donations! We have nothing to do with them and are not associated with them at the Hope House. Please do your research before donating and read up on Nspire! More information can be found here.
Event volunteers serve as “workers” at fundraisers sponsored directly by the Hope House Foundation or at events where Hope House is a beneficiary of some the proceeds of that event. Volunteers often serve as greeters, silent auction helpers, and ambassadors of Hope House by providing brochures and answering general questions.
If you are having a fund raising event and would like to make The Hope House Foundation
the beneficiary please submit this Third Party Fundraising Agreement. We thank you for your support in making HOPE happen!