October 21, 2015

Volunteering Information

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at André House!  Whether you are interested in volunteering one time, once a month, or every week, we have a volunteer opportunity that is right for you.  André House relies on volunteers to sustain our ministry. Without you, we would not be able to meet the various needs that exist in downtown Phoenix. As an organization, we are small in numbers – just seven Core Community Members.  Over 10,500 volunteers are needed each year to make our ministry possible by assisting us in preparing and serving food, washing dishes, cleaning, sorting donations and praying for us and those we serve. We are incredibly thankful for each and every individual who volunteers with us. We feel blessed to work alongside you in accomplishing our mission.

André House has five primary volunteer opportunities available:

1. Dinner ServiceServing Line BW

Our evening meal is served 6 nights a week, Saturday through Thursday.  André House is closed on Fridays.  The meal is served from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.  Approximately 550 to 750 plates are served each evening.

  • The minimum age requirement to volunteer on our Dinner Service is 14 yrs.
  • We ask our volunteers to be at the Hospitality Center from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.
  • The work includes the food preparation, dish washing, food service and clean-up.
  • Volunteer times are scheduled…no drop-in’s please.

2. Sorting clothing & donations

Volunteers working here: sort through clothing donations, sorting toiletries, organizing shelves, and folding & stacking blankets.

This is available on Saturdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
All volunteer times must be scheduled in advance…no drop-in’s please.


3. Organize a donation drive or host a fundraiser to help André Housepicstitch

This is a great way to make a lasting contribution. We accept donations of:

  • clothing
  • toiletries
  • cleaning supplies
  • blankets and sleeping bags
  • backpacks

For a complete list of our current needs as well as the donation location and times see our needs list.

stonehill64. Help with morning and afternoon services.

  • Do you want to work directly with our guests?
  • Are you interested in a deeper commitment to André House?

We have a number of opportunities assisting with some of our daily services:  showers, laundry, clothes closet.

For additional information, please contact the Director of Volunteer Services, at via email at: tbarnhart@andrehouse.org  or 602-255-0580 ext.302.

5. Join us on Core Staff

Each year a Core Staff of 7-9 people take responsibility for the daily tasks of André House.  This is a year-long full-time commitment.

Take a look at more information on Core Staff.

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