Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in serving the Colorado Springs community. Volunteers are vital to the heartbeat of Springs Rescue Mission. With the support of volunteers like you, together we can bring change in the Pikes Peak Region!


INDIVIDUALS

We need individuals to partner with us in serving the poor and homeless in our city. You can use your unique talents and abilities to change the hearts and lives of those who turn to us for help.  Below you will see some of the volunteer opportunities offered but we have over two dozen ways you can get involved. Join us for a Volunteer Orientation to learn more.

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  • Neighbor Relations Associates assist in answering incoming phone calls, interacts with clients, staff, visitors and other volunteer partners.
  • Administrative Assistants, partner with Directors, Managers, and Coordinators in planning and scheduling meetings or appointments, organizing hard copy and electronic files, conducting research and managing projects.

Facilities

  • Facilities Coordinators are experienced individuals who serve alongside the Facilities Manager in providing leadership to the ongoing campus projects. Individuals need to have experience as a Job Superintendent or Foreman and or Construction Manager.
  • Maintenance Team
  • This team works alongside the Facilities Manager in maintaining a safe, secure, and operational campus. We are looking for professional carpenters, electricians, plumbers, handyman, and general contractors.

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  • The Child Care Team provides loving care and supervision to children in the play room or outdoor play area while parents are in scheduled classes; this may include projects, activities, crafts, and field trips.
  • Adult and Children Tutors provide compassionate and patient tutoring on a one on one or small group basis, to women and children that need support in their educational goals.

Supportive Family Services

  • Food Pantry and Store Assistants distribute clothing, household items, and other life essentials to struggling families with children, the working poor, the homeless, and anyone who is struggling to make ends meet.

To learn about these opportunities and dozens of other ways to volunteer, register for an orientation today.

HOW TO GET STARTED...

Step 1: Click here to register and attend an upcoming SRM Volunteer Orientation. At this meeting, you’ll learn about our history, our programs, tour our facilities, find out about current volunteering opportunities and discover the next steps you can take to join us in ministry. Group leaders please fill out the application listed below.

Step 2: After attending an Orientation, you will receive our volunteer application to complete. Once we receive your application, we’ll contact you for an interview.

Community Service: If volunteer hours are required for school, church or work please register for a volunteer orientation. If court ordered please contact the Programs Administrative Assistant, Patricia Garcia at (719) 314-2356, to schedule an appointment.


GROUPS*

Springs Rescue Mission provides wonderful opportunities for businesses, church groups, school groups, community groups and youth groups to engage in service that help our neighbors in need.

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  • We serve three meals a day, seven days a week to our residents. Six nights a week we open up the evening meal to the public. We invite families, school, business, and community groups to partner with us in distributing the evening meal.

Warehouse Warriors

  • Warriors receive and sort donations and restock the store. Groups can join the warrior team throughout the week or on Saturday mornings.

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  • Cleanup and construction projects are constantly taking place on the SRM campus. Round up a group of High School students or Adults to help with seasonal projects, and keeping the grounds clean.

HOW TO GET STARTED...

Each group must have a designated adult leader complete the Group Volunteer Application. Group leaders are also strongly encouraged to attend an upcoming Volunteer Orientation. Click here to register for a Volunteer Orientation.

Step 1: Click here to complete a Group Volunteer Application Form (only 1 designated group leader per group).

Step 2: A Volunteer Services team member will contact you with available opportunities for your group and all the details you’ll need including directions, volunteer waivers, guidelines, etc.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT GROUP VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

  • Group size: most of our projects are suitable for up to 15 people, but occasionally we are able to work with larger groups, on a case by case basis.
  • Lodging and meals: we do not provide lodging for volunteer groups, but we do welcome all volunteers to join us for lunch, in the Samaritan’s Kitchen (please let the Volunteer Coordinator know if your group is planning to join us for lunch).
  • Group scheduling: all group volunteer project requests must be submitted 30 to 60 days prior to the date of service. The only exception to this is the Samaritan’s Kitchen, which may have openings immediately.

By volunteering, you’re part of something bigger than yourself. Please join us at Springs Rescue Mission and help bring hope and opportunity to at-risk children, women and men of the Pikes Peak Region!

Change lives, including your own!
Get Involved Today!