• “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

    — Margaret Mead

Volunteer with Us!

A Return to Indoor Services

Rose Haven’s new facility allows us to bring services back inside after 2 years of operating outdoors during the covid-19 pandemic, and we are going to need volunteers now more than ever! Our indoor service model offers direct service opportunities from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, and organizational support from 1:00 -4:00 pm.

Check out the Volunteer Opportunities section to learn more.

The first step to getting started volunteering with Rose Haven is to fill out the volunteer application (please click the Volunteer Application button).

After you complete your application, we will email you an invitation to an in-person volunteer orientation.

Direct Service Volunteer Opportunities: Monday-Friday, 9 am – 12 pm
  • Kitchen: Prep food for guests in our new warming kitchen.
  • Kitchen Runner: Run freshly made dishes to the dining area.
  • Food Table: Serve food and beverages to our guests in the designated dining area.
  • Supply Runner: Work with staff at the hospitality desk to gather supplies for guests, including emergency outfits for those not eligible to shop. Assist with supervising use of the laundry area.
  • Clothing Shop: Assist guests with their monthly 20 minute shopping visit.
  • Shower & Wellness Desk: Assist with cleaning showers between uses, and providing hygiene supplies. Help guests access secure storage space for carts, strollers and other large items.
  • Guest Services: Assist staff at the front desk with bringing our mail, answering phones, and other admin tasks.

Organizational Help: Flexible Hours

  • Donation Support: Sorting donations, restocking the shop, etc. 2 morning spots and 6 afternoon spots available.
  • Donation Reception: Assist with receiving donations at our exclusive donation dropoff door, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 pm. Help carry donations in if needed, offer receipts and tours.
  • Data Entry & Admin Support: Help with admin tasks, supporting the development team or volunteer manager.
  • Development & Events Committee: Support our development team with event planning and fundraising. This is a great opportunity for folks who are looking for evening and weekend opportunities!
  • In-Kind Donation Drive: Organize a donation drive in your community to collect underwear, leggings, hygiene supplies… the possibilities are limitless!

* Please click here for orientation information and application details.

Volunteer Application

Questions About Volunteering

If you have any questions regarding volunteering at Rose Haven, please call 503-248-6364 x307 or email volunteer@rosehaven.org . Thank you!