Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Bridges to Independence! We depend on a network of dedicated volunteers to accomplish our mission and deliver critical programs which lead families from homelessness to independence.
We invite you to be a part of this important work. Our motto is simple: learn, lead, work, and thrive. With the help of our committed volunteers, we can help families overcome homelessness and strive for a better future.
TYPES OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE
We accept volunteers of all ages. Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Individual Volunteer Opportunities: Click here to learn more about individual volunteering.
- Group Volunteer Opportunities: Click here to learn more about group volunteering.
- Lead a Volunteer Project: Organize an event or donation drive for items our participants need.
- Share Our Mission: Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
Becoming a volunteer is an easy three-step process.
1. Volunteer Application
First, please complete our online application. This information will help us learn a little more about you, your interests, availability, and background.
2. Volunteer Agreement
All volunteers must sign the volunteer agreement, which includes the Code of Conduct and Release of Liability, and review the volunteer handbook. Completed agreements can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Background Check
Upon completing the online application, you will receive information regarding submitting a background check.
The next step is to attend one of our monthly volunteer orientation sessions..
Attendance at an orientation is required before working directly with clients at Bridges.
Monday, March 9, 6:30-7:30 PM
Monday, April 6, 6:30-7:30 PM
Tuesday, May 5, 5:30-6:30 PM
Monday, June 1, 6:30-7:30 PM
Tuesday, July 21, 5:30-6:30 PM
Monday, August 3, 5:30-6:30 PM
Monday, September 21, 5:30-6:30 PM
Monday, October 5, 6:30-7:30 PM
Thursday, November 5, 5:30-6:30 PM
Monday, December 7, 5:30-6:30 PM
Volunteer orientations are held in the conference room at Bridges’ Administrative Offices: 46 South Glebe, Ste 201, Arlington, VA 22204.
Please contact us at email@example.com.