Local Opportunities to Volunteer

Explore where you can invest your time and effort to help people in need within our community. Find the best match for you by first selecting the type of work you’d like to do and then, from the list of opportunities, look at brief descriptions, the level of commitment, when, where, and who can help. Whether you are looking for a one-time event for a group of families, a weekly commitment for yourself, or anything in between, we think you’ll find a great opportunity waiting for you. Please contact us by phone at 302-547-8511 or by email if you’d like to talk with someone to help identify a good match.

  • Counseling Adults

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Mentor men in transition at Burton/Daughtry Houses Commitment per arrangement Flexible WPC Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Financial counseling for clients of LCS FAITH Center Commitment per arrangement Flexible Old Asbury Church, 3rd & Walnut Sts. Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Assist client interviews for LCS FAITH Center Commitment per arrangement 2-4 hours, 1 or more weekdays/month (flexible) Old Asbury Church, 3rd & Walnut Sts. Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Mentor those "aged out" of foster care in Life Lines Mentoring Program 2x per month commitment 2-4 hours, 2x per month West End Neighborhood House Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Assist client interviews for WPC Neighborhood Assistance As needed Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. WPC Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
  • Hospitality

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Provide a meal & hospitality for Family Promise Per sign up 1 meal, 1-4 times/year WPC Adults, families 302-547-8511 or Email
    Overnight host for Family Promise Per sign up 1 night, 1-4 times/year WPC Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Provide dessert & hospitality for Sojouner’s Place Birthday Project Monthly 1-2 hours Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Prepare & share dinner with elderly men at Andrew’s Place Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Prepare & share dinner with women at Epiphany House Per sign up 2nd Wednesday of the month Epiphany House, Union Street Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Serve meals & provide hospitality for Code Purple As needed Winter,
    4:30-6:30 p.m.
    Saints Andrew & Matthew Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Host foreign student for Ulster Project DE 4 week commitment Summer Your home Families 302-547-8511 or Email
  • Manual Labor

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Food distribution for LCS Food Pantry 1 day per month minimum 9-12 weekday mornings St Stephens - 13th & Broom Sts. Adults, adults with youth 302-547-8511 or Email
    Set-up and break-down “bedrooms” for Family Promise Per sign up 8 Sunday mornings/year WPC Adults, teens, families 302-547-8511 or Email
    Sort clothing for Sojourners' Place Weekly, monthly or occasional Thursday mornings 302-547-8511 or Email
    Assist in warehouse of the Food Bank Per arrangement DE Industrial Park, Newark Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Staff the Hanover Food Closet Monthly commitment 1 hour/month 18th and Jefferson Sts. 302-547-8511 or Email
    Move furniture for New Life Furnishings As needed 302-547-8511 or Email
    Renovating/refurbishing a bedroom for Meeting Ground 1 Saturday, as scheduled Wayfarers' House in Elkton, MD 302-547-8511 or Email
    Garden planting for Meeting Ground Per sign up Early spring Saturday Clairvaux Farms in northern MD 302-547-8511 or Email
    Assist construction of houses for Habitat for Humanity Per sign up 302-547-8511 or Email
    Facility maintenance for UrbanPromise Per sign up 1st Saturday of each month 2401 Thatcher St, Wilmington Adults, teens, groups 302-547-8511 or Email
  • Mentoring/Teaching Students

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Mentor a student at EastSide Charter School Weekly commitment 30-60 minutes during school day Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Mentor a student at WPC for UrbanPromise After School Program Weekly commitment 1.5 hours after school WPC Adults or teens 302-547-8511 or Email
    Plan & teach weekly lesson at UrbanPromise Summer Camp Flexible Summer weekday 2401 Thatcher St, Wilmington Adults, teens 302-547-8511 or Email
    Tutor a high school student for Delaware Futures Weekly commitment Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. or by appointment Trinity Episcopal Church Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Assist with wilderness trips or community projects for Delaware Futures Per sign up 302-547-8511 or Email
  • Prepare Meals

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Lunch at EDR West Per sign up 4th of each month,
    10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Jackson & 2nd Street Adults, teens 302-547-8511 or Email
    Lunch at EDR East Per sign up 17th of each month,
    11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Old Asbury Methodist Church, 3rd & Walnut Sts. Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Saturday Breakfast Club Once per month Every Saturday,
    7-10 a.m.
    old West Pres. Church Adults, teens, families 302-547-8511 or Email
    Sunday Breakfast at SsAM Per sign up 4 weekends/year (Sat. 4-5 p.m. and/or Sun. 7-8:30 a.m.) Saints Andrew & Matthew Adults, families 302-547-8511 or Email
  • Transportation

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Drive Luther Tower residents to Drs. appts. for LCS Week or month commitment One day per month or week Luther Towers 1 & 2; then Wilm., N. Wilm. Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Drive van for Family Promise Per sign up 4 specified weeks/year (early morning & late afternoon) Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Provide transportation for Meeting Ground Northern MD Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Collect & deliver food to Hanover Food Closet 1st Sunday of the month WPC then 18th & Jefferson Sts. Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Food distribution for LCS FAITH Center Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Drive members/neighbors to doctor appts. for FISH Per sign up Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Deliveries to agencies for Clothing Bank Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Purchase & deliver supplies to Women's Center at SsAM 2 hours once a quarter Monday morning Saints Andrew & Matthew Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Two-person team delivers meals for Meals on Wheels Monthly commitment 2 hours Absalom Jones Senior Center, Kiamensi Rd Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Transport furniture for WPC New Life Furnishings As needed Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
  • Other

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Level of Commitment

    When

    Where

    Who

    Contact

    Earth Care Congregation Per sign up 302-547-8511 or Email
    Support to local millitary families through Partners in Care Per sign up Adults only 302-547-8511 or Email
    Assist coordination of WPC Christmas Elves program Commitment per arrangement November & December, flexible 302-547-8511 or Email
    Coordinate WPC Bazzar Commitment per arrangement Fall, flexible 302-547-8511 or Email
    Other volunteer projects for Meeting Ground 302-547-8511 or Email
    Other volunteer projects for Friendship House 302-547-8511 or Email
    Serve on Board of Friendship House 302-547-8511 or Email
    Serve on Board of Food Bank of DE Monthly commitment 302-547-8511 or Email


Parents will want to note that Westminster approved a comprehensive child/youth protection policy that applies to all programs that involve children and youth. All adults interacting with our children and youth have background checks performed. You may download the full policy here.