The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Hope House is run 24/7 by a dynamic team of volunteers who are supervised by a volunteer coordinator under a program called "Hope Holders". Volunteers are responsible women, age 18 or older, who answer the phone, answer the door, and provide a presence/support during their desired shifts(s). All volunteers undergo 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. We are always seeking volunteers for the following shifts (any day of the week):