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Meal Volunteer Participant (MVP) – Groups prepare and serve breakfast, lunch, or dinner to our residents.
   Level #1- Your group has committed to purchasing food, cooking, serving, and cleaning up after your scheduled meal.
   Level #2- Your group has committed to cooking, serving, and cleaning up after your scheduled meal.
   Level #3- 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 be accompanied by a chaperon at all times.

To learn more about these and other opportunities, contact Sara Jean Hargis, Volunteer Coordinator at
shargis@ or call (850) 792-9426

Employment Opportunities
updated 4-11-18

Off-Site Food Service Coordinator
The role of the Off-Site Food Service Coordinator is to help the Big Bend Homeless Coalition’s REfire Culinary program achieve the goal of providing a working café environment for REfire program students and graduates. The objectives of the café program are to establish a real-world working environment for REfire students and develop and maintain a revenue stream for the REfire program.
Position Announcement (PDF, 110k)

Landlord Outreach/Housing Specialist
Responsible for identifying and coordinating housing for eligible Veteran Families seeking housing stability and ensuring that programs, providers and identified housing are in compliance with all applicable federal and local housing regulations, laws and standards.
Position Announcement (PDF, 112k)

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.  This position requires a caring, patient, good-humored, and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals in a crisis. Please send your resume and cover letter for this position to asampson <at>
Position Announcement (PDF, 156k)


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