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Volunteers are vital to accomplishing our mission. Volunteers offer a commitment and passion that allows our impact to go deeper and reach farther. They also provide trusting relationships and one-to-one interactions with clients that inform our services, making us more effective in meeting the needs of those we serve.
If you've been thinking about how you might give back to your community, consider giving of your time to the Good Samaritan Foundation and the clients we serve.
Opportunities to Serve
Time is your most valuable gift
Volunteer Your Time
Our Volunteer Program Vision is to grow a community volunteer force that will create lasting relationships and lifelong impact on the lives of those we serve!
Whether that's through volunteering your time once a week in an English Language Learning group, improving the English skills of youth, teaching someone how to use a computer or helping us at our one-time opportunities, you can make a difference!
Click on Get Started to receive more information on current volunteer opportunities or if you're ready, fill out the volunteer interest form on this page!
English Learning Support
English Language Learning tutors are the "secret sauce" for success in the classroom. You will work closely with the ELL Manager and/or classroom teacher to provide in-class one-on-one support to students learning English.
You may also be asked to be part of our Early Learning program which provides child care for parents taking English classes but have small under their care during class time. This resource particularly supports refugee women as they are primary caretakers in their homes.
With now Rose Park Neighborhood Center, open in November 2018, we are seeking volunteers to help with everything from one-time events (food drive, clothing drive, event support) to client case data entry and clerical work, to being the welcoming face as clients walk through our doors for the first time.
Supporting the growth and operations of our Neighborhood Centers will provide a birds eye view of challenges, needs, hopes, and goals of the clients we serve. It's a great opportunity to for first time volunteers as well as those who have volunteered for decades.