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During the pandemic, our on-site volunteer opportunities listed further below are temporarily on hold.
Currently, we are encouraging volunteers to consider the following opportunities:

  • Encourage your friends to donate! Celebrate your birthday with a Facebook Fundraiser or ask for cash donations to benefit BBHC
    – (share link or add donate button here (

  • Host a donation drive of items we need – visit or email or call 850-339-6316 for additional guidance

  • Host a virtual fundraiser (i.e. 5K or lip sync battle), or a socially distant activity like (i.e. kickball game) to benefit the BBHC
    – contact for ideas and assistance in promoting the event.

  • Be an advocate – share our website, Facebook page, and posts with friends! Inspire others to have compassion for the needs of our community’s most vulnerable families with minor children, Veterans, and persons with disabilities and long histories of homelessness.

When things return to normal, we will welcome our volunteers back with open arms to assist in the areas listed below.

Hope Community Volunteer Opportunities
Apply Here!

  • Meal Volunteer Participant (MVP) – Groups prepare and serve breakfast, lunch, or dinner to our residents.
    • Cook and Serve - Your group has committed to purchasing food, cooking, serving, and cleaning up after your scheduled meal.
    • Serve - Your group has committed to serving and cleaning up after your scheduled meal.

  • Children’s Activities – Groups are needed to host fun, structured activities for children such as Field Days and Holiday Events!

  • Service Day – Utilize your group’s unique talents to help keep HOPE beautiful! Groups serve by participating in campus clean up, seasonal landscaping, and special projects.

  • Administrative Support – Volunteers assist our staff by answering phones, taking inventory of donations, greeting visitors, and performing other light administrative tasks.

  • Bedtime Story Hour – Volunteers provide a calming and educational bedtime experience by reading age appropriate bedtime stories to children.

  • Donations Drive – We help your group organize a donation drive for toiletries and other items needed at Hope Community. All individual volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.
All group volunteers must be 12 years of age or older. All volunteers under the age of 18 must always be accompanied by a chaperone.
To learn more about these and other opportunities, email

Employment Opportunities
Updated 1-23-20

SSVF Housing Case Manager
The SSVF Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing housing focused case management by facilitating and mediating solutions with the Veteran and their household. The person in this position will need to be a self-starter who is able to create solutions to help the Veteran quickly resolve their housing instability issue.
Position Announcement (PDF, 98k)

SSVF Outreach and Eligibility Specialist
The SSVF Outreach and Eligibility Specialist provides outreach and engagement services, determines SSVF program eligibility, and performs data entry into the HMIS system. The position regularly searches for unsheltered Veterans to assess needs and coordinate access to services. The position requires a high level of cooperation and teamwork.
Position Announcement (PDF, 120k)

Administrative Assistant
The Administrative Assistant provides support to the Directors and staff by handling a variety of clerical and administrative tasks. This position ensures visitors, clients, and callers are directed to the appropriate areas and have a positive encounter with our organization. The closing date for applications is 09/15/19.
Position Announcement (PDF, 101k)

Resident Care Specialist
The primary roles of the Resident Care Specialist at HOPE Community are to (1) attend to the residents’ basic needs and living environment, and (2) support the Case Managers who work with the residents on their Individual Service Plans.
Position Announcement (PDF, 80k)

Please download our application here. (MS Word, 112k)
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