Volunteers

Hope House depends on the generous efforts of many volunteers to make our programs run smoothly and effectively. If you or your group are interested in sharing your talents with us, please read through these volunteer opportunities and complete the  volunteer application.



After School Tutoring

Monday - Thursday 2:30pm - 5:00pm (during the MPS school year)

Commitment of once, or more, per week, or every other week
Providing tutoring to children ages 5-17 in all subjects.


Evening Workshop

Monday - Thursday 5:15pm - 7:30pm (during the MPS school year)

Assist staff in engaging children ages 5-17 in enriching activities such as art projects, board games, and group games.  


Summer Youth Program

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm (June to August) 

Assist staff in engaging children ages 5-17 while on field trips and participating in enriching activities on-site. We are specifically in need of a  Garden Club Assistant, Sports Club Assistant, and Mad Science Club Assistant. 


Food Pantry Assistant

[Operated by Friedens Community Ministry, Inc.]

Tuesday and Thursday 12:15pm - 2:30pm; Saturday 9:45am-12:00pm

Escort pantry clients in food selection, sort donations, organize food items, light cleaning, and assist with welcoming clients.  The first time you arrive, we ask that you attend a short orientation at either 11:45 or 9:15 respectively.  All children must be accompanied by responsible adults and must be at least 15 to work without an adult chaperone.  Individuals do not need to register in advance.  Groups of 5 or more please email HopeHouse@FriedensPantry.org to confirm your date of availability and group size.


One Time Events

Hope House hosts special events such as neighborhood clean-ups, our annual street fair, and holiday gift and food drives throughout the year. We need hardworking volunteers at these events to sort school supplies or gifts, rake leaves or pick up trash, and just lend a helping hand wherever it may be needed. If you are looking for an opportunity with a large group, please ask us what events we currently have in store!


* Volunteers in any program working with youth must be at least 18 years of age and one term removed from high school.  Volunteers in the food pantry must be at least 10 years old when accompanied by responsible adults and must be at least 15 to work without an adult chaperone.

If any of these opportunities suit you, please fill out an individual volunteer application

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Hope House is an equal opportunity employer, and therefore does not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest or conviction record, membership in the National Guard, state defense force or any reserve component of the military forces of the United States or Wisconsin, use or nonuse of lawful products off company premises during non-working hours, honesty or genetic testing, or on any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.  We are committed to basing our decisions about employment on the individual merits of all employees and all applicants for employment.