Volunteer

Get Involved Volunteer at the Center for Hope

At the Center for Hope, we value the power of community, and the profound difference one person can make. We welcome you to join us in our mission to support our friends and neighbors. Dedicated volunteers make our mission possible. With your help, we can continue to serve our community with crucial services. Together, we can bring hope and make a difference.

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Obtaining Clearances The Process for Becoming a Volunteer

Before you can begin your volunteer journey at the Center for Hope, a few essential requirements need to be met due to our safety policies:

Clearance from Pennsylvania State Police: All volunteers must undergo a safety clearance.

Obtain necessary clearances: Each volunteer must have Act 33 Clearance (Child Abuse History) and Act 34 Clearance (Criminal History).

Attend Volunteer Orientation: Each volunteer must attend orientation where they will learn more about the Center, our policies, and your duties as a volunteer.

Links to these forms can be found above. Once the forms are filled out, please submit them to the designated address on the form. After obtaining your clearances, contact Becky Senior, our Volunteer Coordinator, at 724-251-4899 ext. 117. She will help schedule your visit to the Center and discuss the variety of volunteer opportunities available.

How We Help

Top 4 Ways
We Assist Those In Need

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On-going Programs

Our programs are designed to provide consistent support for families, adults, and the youth. We strive to make good nutrition a priority for our community.

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FAMILY DINNERS

Every week, organizations prepare nutritious meals for clients in our food pantry. These dinners not only provide much-needed sustenance but also serve as a way to bring people together and combat loneliness.

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CLOTHES CLOSET

We offer a clothes closet where clients in our food pantry can find free clothing and accessories to help them stay warm, comfortable, and confident.

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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

We believe that investing in our youth is crucial for the future of our community. That’s why we offer after-school programs that provide academic support as well as a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow.

Spreading Hope and Joy

At the Center for Hope, we understand that sometimes, the greatest gift we can give is hope. That’s why we strive to spread joy and positivity through various initiatives, such as our food pantry, clothes closet, and a variety of supportive programs. We believe that by bringing people together and spreading positivity, we can make a difference.

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Years of Experience

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Times Individuals Have Been Served at the Food Pantry in 2024 to Date

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Hungry Kids Snacks Bags Distributed in 2024 to Date

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS What Our Clients Say

Excellent
Based on 65 reviews
Becca Foster
Becca Foster
They are very helpful and nice. This community is richer for having them here.
Noble Ward
Noble Ward
Very helpful!
Kymeria Glacier
Kymeria Glacier
Everyone at center of hope are truly sweetest people they will help in need of help it's a great food bank
Skylan Taylor
Skylan Taylor
I love the CFH. Great people, good help as well.