Homeless Service Provider Volunteers
New Castle County Volunteer Services
Volunteer at the New Castle County Hope Center to help distribute lunches from 9am to 12pm each day (3 to 4 volunteers at one time).
Minimum age to volunteers is 18. All volunteers must undergo a non-reimbursable background check ($18). Procedure for background checks will be forwarded to interested volunteers once an application has been received and reviewed. Interviews may be held prior to acceptance into the volunteer service program.
No qualifications or previous experience is required to volunteer at the shelter. Volunteers will have direct contact with shelter clients under supervision. Volunteers must be mature, have good decision-making skills and willing to take directions and ask for help when needed. Just a willingness to help those in need and a desire to work with vulnerable individuals and families who are experiencing hardship. All volunteers will receive training as part of their volunteer service.
Everyone entering the building must complete a self-screening form, have their temperature taken, and sign in and out. Face masks are always required and everyone must maintain 6ft distance.
As the Center becomes fully operational, additional tasks and shifts may be added.
Please applying through the NCC website: newcastlede.gov/volunteer.
About New Castle County Volunteer Services
77 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720, US
Volunteer service enriches our community. The rewards are many: helping others, sharing your skills, making new friends, expanding your interests, earning community service hours, and having fun. New Castle County volunteer opportunities are great for individuals, corporate teams and groups of all kinds. Below are some of the various opportunities available in New Castle County.
There are a wide spread of opportunites that are available for volunteers. Volunteers are key partners in bringing programs and services to residents via special events, libraries, Rockwood Musuem and Parks, the Art Studio, Community Recreation Centers, Parks, and more.