Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

As a volunteer-run group, we thrive on the time that members of our community put in to supporting and sustaining the shelter. Interested in volunteering with Heart and Home? Check out opportunities for Stanford students and community members below.

Volunteer at the Women’s Shelter

Commitment: varies widely by position. Sign up here!

There are roles available for people will all levels of time commitment. Heart + Home  is looking for community volunteers to either help in the evening or the morning at University Lutheran Church (1611 Stanford Ave). Sign up for a 90 minute shift, a 3-hour shift, or to bring dinner. You are invited to eat dinner with the shelter clients. All ages welcome!

To Sign Up: Sign up HERE. More information about the responsibilities of volunteers is listed on the signup form. Please email any questions to volunteers@hhcollab.org.

Join our Board of Directors

Commitment: quarterly meetings (2-hour meetings + 2 hours prep)

The board reviews the status of the organization and programs and to discuss major decisions regarding current or new programs and recommendations from committees. We also need Board members who are willing to serve as the nonprofit’s President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Currently we are actively recruiting directors with experience in one or more of the Board’s core areas: executive and fiscal management, accounting, marketing, fundraising, insurance, nonprofit law, personnel law, service provision, and direct experience with homelessness. Applicants would ideally have extensive experience in executive-level management.

To Join: See here for details on these roles and for more information about the application process. E-mail aparna@hhcollab.org if you’re interested in a position.