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Volunteer

Volunteering at Pathways

When volunteering with Pathways, you will have the opportunity to personally and directly impact our guests.

Below you will find the descriptions of our current volunteer needs.

*Volunteers under the age of 18 have to be supervised by an adult and Pathways does not allow Court Ordered Community Service.

Teaching Life Skills Classes

At Pathways we offer a variety of like skills classes. These classes provide support, education, and community. A few ideas of classes we have are yoga, bible study, financial literacy, computer skills, art, and self esteem classes. If you have a specific skill you would like to share or are interested in teaching a class please email [email protected]!

Special Group Projects

Pathways occasionally has a need for a group of volunteers to help brighten our facility. It might be painting a room, organizing in-kind donations, or cleaning up in and around the building. We don’t always have a need for groups, but if you’re interested, let us know and we’ll be sure to keep you in mind when the needs arise. Due to the small size of our spaces, we are unable to accommodate groups of more than 8 people.

Join Pathways Junior Board

Pathways seeks young professionals ages 21-39 with a desire to serve their communities through service on our Junior Board. Members will support Pathways’ mission of empowering women and children on their path out of homelessness by raising awareness, volunteerism, and fundraising. Anyone interested in joining Pathways’ Junior Board should reach out to us at [email protected] for additional information or for an application.

pathways’ mission

Empowering women and children on their path out of homelessness through housing, hospitality, and hope.

Junior Executive Board Mission

To support the overall mission and activities of Pathways by acting as ambassadors, developing leadership skills, participating in fundraising activities, and engaging other community members ages 21–39 in becoming the next generation of board members.

EXPECTATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

  • Know Pathways’ mission policies, programs, and needs.
  • Create and execute at least one signature fundraising event.
  • Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for Pathways
  • Learn how to conduct board meetings.
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective actions to further Pathways’ mission.
  • Collaborate with other non-profit groups.
  • Attend at least 85% of all board and committee meetings and events.
  • Identify, recruit, and secure new board members annually.
  • Assist in promoting and/or selling tickets to Pathways’ fundraising events.
  • Develop leadership skills and learn the importance of philanthropy.
  • Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters at Pathways.