Volunteer as an Administrative Assistant at a family shelter!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1114 N Mount StBALTIMORE, MD 21217


Administrative assistant volunteers are the face of Sarah's Hope Shelters and serve a critical role in ensuring all clients, visitors, and callers are assisted efficiently, accurately, and in a welcoming manner. Volunteers in this role regularly collaborate with staff to provide prompt and professional service.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate staff
  • Answer the main office phone, respond to queries regarding shelter space, and provide basic information about Sarah's Hope services
  • Take messages for staff and clients while maintaining confidentiality
  • Make copies and send faxes
  • Assist all volunteers and donors with logging their hours and donated items
  • Perform other office tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Sign in and out on the VicTouch computer


  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age
  • Volunteers must complete an application and background check as well as attend an orientation prior to starting service

Time Commitment

  • Volunteers must commit to serve at least one 3-hour shift per week
  • Shifts can take place during normal business hours, Monday through Friday


  • Administrative Support
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 3 hour shift 1x/week

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