Volunteer Opportunities

No matter your skills or talents, no matter how much time you’ve got, whether you’re an individual or part of a group . . . you can begin to transform a life today!

To sign up, fill out the Volunteer Application and let us know how you would like to serve!

Once you're accepted you can always schedule a time by contacting Volunteer Services at (602) 346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org.

**News Flash**

We are working on a new Volunteer software system that will provide you with up to the hour information and scheduling options for volunteer opportunities – Volunteer Hub. We will need a little help from you to update your information and create an account. Look for more information to arrive in your inbox soon!

New Volunteer Opportunities

Food Service Instructors/Prep Worker/Sous Chef

Our clients, at both our men's and women's campuses, are learning culinary and food industry skills to use in future employment. We need help with advising and coaching clients in the kitchen on preparation methods. Flexible shifts are available, 8-5 weekdays.

Please contact Chef Johnny Dean at jdean@phoenixrescuemission.org or 602-688-6233 for more information or to schedule an interview.

Graduation Coordinator

Do you love to celebrate the success of others? The graduates from our programs are inspiring and have worked very hard to complete various phases of our programs. We are looking for a dynamic person who must have initiative, leadership skills, enjoy event planning, organization skills, ability to communicate well with others and have a happy heart. The coordinator will be responsible for coordinating monthly or bi-monthly pre-designed graduation ceremonies that occur on both our men’s and women’s campuses. The coordinator will need to be on campus from 4pm - 8pm on the night of the graduations.

Worship Coordinator – Changing Lives Center

Many of the Changing Lives Center events include a worship component. This position may perform, recruit performers, select CDs, etc. for various CLC events such as graduation, some Wednesday evening Chapel services, Easter/Christmas or special occasion events.

Dessert Maker

We want to unleash the bakers in our community! There are monthly graduation ceremonies on our campuses that include refreshments. We are looking for volunteers to provide 50-100 fruit skewers (grapes, strawberries, pineapple, etc), 50-100 mini cupcakes or muffins, 50-100 mini brownies, and 50-100 other kind of dessert or similar creative fare. All food needs to be finger food.

Program Database/Administrative Assistant

Our administrative team loves and serves our clients by providing timely and thorough recording and processing of information for them. Could you help us with your computer knowledge and skills? We need assistance with periodic special projects, data entry clean-up, help with investigating and documenting database errors, help with bulk data entry.  computer skills, database experience, detail-oriented, Excel experience preferred.

Donor Events Volunteer

Would you like to impact a huge number of people in the Phoenix community? Assist our Donor Events Coordinator with various aspects of event planning and preparation as we share our mission and vision with ministry partners and the community at large. You must be organized and have MS Word & Excel, written and verbal communication, attention to detail, and following and implementing directions skills. Preferably 9am – 1pm Mondays and Wednesdays, but flexible.

Cookie/Catering Volunteer

If you enjoy wearing an apron and don’t mind a bit of flour in your hair …. We have a growing social enterprise business that needs you on weekdays from 8am – 2p. You will assist in rolling cookies, bagging cookies, putting sticker's on cookie bags, helping chop vegetables for catering, assist in making sandwiches and wraps if needed. Must be able to stand during your shift. We also need drivers!


Call Melissa at 602-346-3388 or contact Volunteer Services at 602-346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org to find out more or to schedule an interview.

General Volunteer Opportunities

Meal Service at the Community Services Center

Opportunities to serve Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner at the CSC are available to volunteers ages 14 and over (under 18 requires adult supervision). On Monday through Friday, Breakfast Service is 5:30am-8am, Lunch Service is 11am-1pm, and Dinner Service is 4pm-6pm.

On weekends, Saturday Lunch Service is from 10:30am-1pm and Sunday Dinner Service is from 3pm-5pm. Reserve your spot today!

Meal Service at the Changing Lives Center

Opportunities to serve Lunch or Dinner at the CLC are available to women and married couples. Volunteers have an age requirement of 14 and over (under 18 requires adult supervision). On Monday through Friday only, Lunch Service is 11a.m.-1p.m., and Dinner Service is 4pm-6pm

Community Closet/Market Prep Assistant

Volunteers are needed to help sort and hang clothes for our Community Closet and pack food bags for our Community Market on Fridays from 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. The Community Closet and Market are on the Community Services Campus at 1801 S. 35th Avenue in Phoenix.

Community Market Assistants

Volunteers are needed the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month for our Community Market from 10am – 2pm. Volunteers will assist in several areas which would include but are not limited to: hospitality specialists, shopping assistants, and line managers. Other duties will include helping set up tables, praying with community clients, and helping tear down and clean up after the event.

Let's Celebrate our Graduates!

Once a month, we will be celebrating the men and women who are graduating from our Transformations program and from levels of leadership training or job attainment.  We are looking for a group of volunteers (6-8) that love to celebrate the success of others!  Groups will provide refreshments, decorations and a gift of a Study Bible, Devotional book, gift cards to restaurants or similar items for each of the 2-5 men and women that complete our programs each month.  The commitment is 3-4 hours for each monthly event.

Hope Coach Riders

Ride along with the Hope Coach van, a truly moving outreach ministry! Hit the streets of Phoenix with one of our trained team leaders to distribute food, water, hygiene kits, and other items to homeless men, women, and families. You can also pray for these homeless neighbors and encourage them to come to our shelter. Volunteers must be 18 or over.

Please contact Volunteer Services at 602-346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org for more information or to schedule service.

Group Opportunities

Fill-A-Bag, Feed-A-Family

How does it work? Your neighbors commit to giving a small amount of food every two months, which will provide a steady supply of non-expired, nutritious food to serve those in need. We are off to a running start in Phoenix, Tempe, Buckeye, Mesa, and Fountain Hills, where a percentage of bags collected will go directly to Christ-centered food pantries in the areas of participating fellowships in this metro-wide program.  We are hoping to stir the body of Christ in unity to display the love of Jesus to our city.  If you are interested in volunteering or getting more information about Fill-A-Bag, Feed-A-Family, click here to see the info page or for more information contact Gail Engstrom at 602-346-3372 or at gengstrom@phoenixrescuemission.org.

Hope Totes Hygiene Kits

As part of the Hope Coach ministry, we provide Hope Totes in gallon-sized re-sealable bags. For instructions on making Hope Totes, click here.


Hygiene Kits  and Fill-A-Bag drops offs are accepted at our warehouse from 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday at 1468 N. 26th Avenue in Phoenix.

High Impact Opportunities

Learning Center Tutors 

Tutors are needed to lead job readiness programs including resume workshops, interview skills and preparation, financial coaching, and GED preparation. Tutors are always needed for Math and Science.

Boutique Assistants

Love clothes and helping others? We are looking for a few ladies to help with our client boutique at the Changing Lives Center, where the women can shop and trade for themselves and their children. 1-2 Days per week for 3-4 hours

MOMs (Mentoring Our Moms)

Do you love to help young Moms with their parenting challenges?  If so we want you!  Calling all MOMs (Mentoring Our Moms).  As a mentor to one of our clients at the CLC, you will advise and encourage a Mom in her parenting plans and goals.  You will be helping her grow in her parenting skills and in her role as a Mother and leader to her children. The commitment is 4-6 hours per month for six months.

BRIDGE Teachers Needed - Men

Phoenix Rescue Mission is offering a program to assist motivated inmates, men and women, to prepare for a successful transition from incarceration to healthy independent living.   Volunteers are needed to teach an 8 week curriculum, one night per week, in the jails for both men and women.


Relationships with

Incarcerated men & women to

Direct them toward the

God who transforms lives , and to

Empower them for healthy independent living


Do any of these sound like you?  Then we would love to talk to you! 


Please contact Volunteer Services at 602-346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org. to find out more or to set up an interview. 

 To volunteer with us, please fill out an application or contact Volunteer Services at (602) 346-3363 or volunteer@phoenixrescuemission.org.


Volunteering at the Phoenix Rescue Mission is easy. All you need is the desire to serve . . . and to fill out a simple application.