Volunteer

Invest Your Time and Talents Transforming Lives

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Phoenix Rescue Mission. We’re honored that you would consider serving in this life-changing ministry — and we believe your time here will be well spent!

“I think it’s very rewarding to come here and help people. The Mission is so loving and caring. When I see the gratitude of these people’s faces and how happy they are to get help . . . knowing that I made a difference, it’s such a blessing.”
Judy, food bank volunteer

Volunteer Application

To begin the process of serving at the Mission, you will need to complete our volunteer application. This generally takes less than 5 minutes.

Our volunteers include groups from churches, businesses, government agencies, schools, and individuals from across the Valley who want to make a meaningful difference for their neighbors in need.

The most common volunteer role is working in our Hope for Hunger Food Bank in Glendale, but a host of flexible opportunities are available.

Host a
Hope Drive

Lead a collection of material items or financial gifts that supports the Mission’s transformative programs.

Volunteer at Our Food Bank or Mobile Pantries

Packing food boxes, sorting food donations or carting groceries to clients’ cars are just a few of the ways to serve.

Food Packing Events

Bring a group together to put together bags of food and cleaning supplies in preparation to serve hundreds of families at our Mobile Pantries and Community Outreach Events.

Serve Clients in our Recovery Programs

Make a lasting difference by mentoring, tutoring, or serving food to people recovering from homelessness, addiction or trauma.

Provide Homeless Outreach on a Hope Coach

Travel the hot streets of Phoenix providing water, prayerful encouragement and other resources to our homeless neighbors.

Give

Provide support wherever it’s needed most by donating to the Mission.

Other

Additional volunteer opportunities include tutoring disadvantaged children, mentoring men and women in recovery, pro bono professional services, prayer partnership, outreach events, advocating for the Mission at your church or business and much more. To find the role that’s right for you, contact our Volunteer Services team at 602-346-3363 or volunteer@phxmission.org.

Volunteer FAQs

The first step is to go to prm.volunteerhub.com and create an account. You may then sign-up for available opportunities.

All minors, under the age of 18, must have a Youth Volunteer Authorization and Liability Release completed and be accompanied by an adult. The minimum age requirement for service at Hope For Hunger Food Bank is 12 years of age and for any type of food service children must be 14 years of age. Parents may bring children of any age to our Community Engagement events and are fully responsible for their children’s participation and attendance. Please make sure to create an account for each minor that is volunteering at prm.volunteerhub.com

Youth needing to verify their hours for school volunteer service should create their own accounts in prm.volulnteerhub.com. After serving, go to MY ACCOUNT, MY HOURS to see and print your volunteer hours.

There are opportunities across the Mission at the Transforming Lives Center, the Changing Lives Center, the Mission Support Center, Hope for Hunger Food Bank, Mission Possible Cookies and with our Community Engagement Events.

There are a number of group activities listed in prm.volunteerhub.com. After reviewing possible opportunities please contact Volunteer Services, volunteer@phxmission.org, (602) 346-3363 to reserve the number of needed slots for your group or to explore other opportunities that may not be listed.

We have two different categories of service – General Service Opportunities and High Impact Partner opportunities. Our General Service opportunities are available to all volunteers who have created an account in prm.volunteerhub.com. They include activities like assisting at our Hope for Hunger Food Bank, serving a meal at one of our centers and participating in our community engagement events. Our High Impact Partner opportunities, such as mentoring, tutoring or teaching, require a background check and an interview. Some opportunities may have additional requirements.

We require all volunteers (including minors) to create an account in prm.volunteerhub.com and schedule in advance. This allows us to plan for and staff our events appropriately.

We are always looking for mature, Christ followers, to engage with our clients and serve in our programs. Many of these opportunities will be listed on our website, phoenixrescuemission.org, How Can You Help. Please contact Volunteer Services, volunteer@phxmission.org, (602) 346-3363 to explore opportunities.

Having a criminal history does not necessarily prevent you from being able to serve. Please indicate this when you create your account in prm.volunteerhub.com so that we can reach out to you to discuss your service further.

Please dress appropriately for the conditions and performance of your volunteer duties. Volunteers should be in modest attire, with NO tank tops/spaghetti straps. For safety reasons, closed toed shoes should be warn for all food service, food bank and community engagement activities. PRM reserves the right to ask volunteers to change or leave the property if clothing is inappropriate.

At this time Phoenix Rescue Mission does not have a court-ordered community service program.

Volunteer at the Mission to
Make a Difference
that
Lasts for Eternity!

There is no better way to live your faith or love your neighbor than by serving the people Jesus called “the least of these” (Matthew 25:40). Come and make a difference that transforms lives in the Valley — today, and for eternity.