Volunteers are at the Heart of Holland Rescue Mission

The volunteer department is looking for adults who…

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Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and align with our Statement of Faith

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Have a desire to partner with Holland Rescue Mission in its vision & mission to meet the needs of the ministry and shelter residents

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Can commit to volunteering on a regular basis, whether that be weekly, biweekly, or monthly

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in Heaven” – 1 Peter 4:10

Ministry Opportunities

Read through the openings below ask God how He may be leading you to get involved.  When you’re ready, send us an email at volunteer@hollandrescue.org with the ministry position title in the subject line.

Emergency Shelter Assistant

Assistance:  answering the phone/transferring calls, helping with light office work, greeting visitors, distributing supplies to residents, praying with and for residents, locker/room checks

Commitment: Once/week (anytime between 4:00-9:00 PM)

Facilities Assistant

Assistance:  Assist with various landscaping projects (depending on season), replacing filters & light bulbs, painting, repair work, building projects; background in contract work preferred, but not required

Commitment: Once/week for 2-4 hour shift, any day Monday-Friday


Assistance:  Meet with program student on a weekly basis to pray together, talk/get to know each other, encourage one another, and hold accountable; be available by phone throughout the week to check-in as needed

Commitment: Year-long commitment; once/week for 1-2 hours (flexible meeting times)

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Assistance:  Give free haircuts to residents who sign-up in advance (styling not necessary); get to know residents & help build their confidence

Commitment: Once/month, flexible schedule:  evenings or weekends for 2-4 hour time period

Thrift Store Assistant

Assistance:  Assist with sorting donations, hanging clothing, helping customers, maintaining cleanliness of dressing rooms & store, bringing out hard goods, sorting books, bike/electronic repairs

Commitment: Once/week any time Monday-Saturday between the hours of 9 AM & 8 PM

Kitchen Assistant

Assistance:  Work with kitchen supervisor to prepare main & side dishes for lunch/dinner meals, maintain kitchen cleanliness, assist with organizing the pantry, sort food donations at the loading dock

Commitment: Shifts between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM available any day Monday-Saturday