Volunteer Opportunities


To volunteer with any of our upcoming events, fill out our online Volunteer Application or contact Volunteer Services at (602)346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org.

Table Service at Quarterly Celebration, April 14, 2015 - At the Quarterly Celebration, we honor the men and women who are graduating from our year-long residential recovery program. But everyone is invited as we celebrate and hear what has been happening at the Mission. Dinner is served at this free event and we need volunteers who can serve food and bus tables! Click here to read more about this event.

Warm for the Winter Drive – Collect new or slightly used (and cleaned) blankets, sleeping bags, jackets, hooded sweatshirts, sweat pants, new knit caps, new socks, and scarves. Items are distributed by our Hope Coach drivers throughout the winter months and to our shelter guests and visitors. Contact Volunteer Services for more information.


To become a part of what is happening at the Mission and volunteer, fill out our online Volunteer Application or contact Volunteer Services at (602)346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org.

Community Market – Our free Community Market helps provide produce and other food items to needy families and individuals in the neighborhoods surrounding the Mission. We welcome individual and group volunteers to help clean, package and organize produce and other food items to give away. Food box preparation is every Monday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and the Market is held every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hope Coach Ride-Along Opportunity - Ride Along with the Hope Coach Street Outreach Ministry! Hit the streets with Chaplain Cliff and experience the difference the Hope Coach is making in people’s lives. You can ride along, hand out life-saving supplies, and pray with the unsheltered homeless to encourage them to come into our shelter.

Hope Totes and Hope Sack Meals – The Mission’s Hope Coach hits the streets six days a week providing life-saving supplies to the unsheltered homeless. We give out Hope Totes containing toiletries and sack meals in gallon sized Ziploc bags. Click here to download instructions on making Hope Totes and click here to download instructions for Hope Sack Meals.

Food Service at the Mission – Opportunities to serve breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the Mission are available to volunteers ages 14 and over (under 18 with adult supervision). Breakfast prep and service is from 5:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m., lunch from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and dinner from 4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reserve your spot today!

Meal Preparation at the Mission – Channel your inner sous chef and help our kitchen staff prepare meals for 200 plus people. Lunch prep is from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. while dinner prep take place from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Breakfast prep and service are combined from 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.)


Looking for a long-term commitment? Do you have a skill that could help others? Consider becoming a High Impact Partner! Here are a few of the opportunities.

Childcare at the Changing Lives Center– If you would love to rock a baby, teach a two year-old his ABC’s, or spend some quality time with amazing kids, then working with the CLC Children’s Department is for you. Opportunities include teacher’s assistants and child-care helpers, just to name a few.  A Level One Fingerprint Clearance and a negative TB test is required from all childcare workers.

Female Physical Fitness Trainers Needed for Classes at the Changing Lives Center – If you are a certified personal trainer or aerobics instructor, please contact us.  We are looking to start regular classes at the CLC.

Licensed Plumbers, Electricians, and Construction Industry Professionals – We have many needs at our three facilities and are looking to create a team to help us with those needs.

Are you a church worship leader, a singer, or part of a worship band? We want to create a regular rotation of teams to lead in our Sunday night Chapel services at the Mission. Audition required.

Consider volunteering for a special assignment or event. Fill out a volunteer application and let us know how your talent can help further this ministry.

For information on these and other volunteer opportunities, fill out our online Volunteer Application or contact Volunteer Services at (602)346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org.