Volunteer for Project HOPE Foundation

Volunteers are vital to the success of the Project HOPE Foundation and its programs. Throughout the year, volunteers are needed for both ongoing programs and annual events.

To learn more about volunteering, please fill out our form below. 

Ongoing Programs:

For these programs, volunteers work with the children on a consistent basis throughout the school year.  Even if you are short on time, you can still help out with one of these programs.  We will work around your schedule to be as flexible as possible.

  • Weekly physical education programs
  • Tutoring and reading programs
  • Mentoring programs for children of all ages
  • Social outings for children with autism

Weekly physical education programs offer the children of the Hope Academy the opportunity to learn healthy living habits, as well as important values such as sportsmanship and self-esteem.  Volunteers are needed to plan and to lead these programs.

Although the class sizes are small, additional one-on-one tutoring is beneficial for the students. 

Mentoring programs offer the children an opportunity to develop a close relationship with another adult outside of the school and their homes.

Children with autism require special training to help them develop their social skills.  We are looking for volunteers to take children with autism on social outings to practice skills learned in a one-on-one setting.


Annual Events:

The following events are held once every year, providing a perfect opportunity for volunteering for a single event.

  • HOPE Relay - The HOPE Relay is a unique event that combines the joy of exercise, the camaraderie of a team, the competition of a race, and the satisfaction of supporting the services of Project HOPE Foundation. Held each November, the HOPE Relay offers six ways to participate: run, walk, donate, sponsor, volunteer, or spectate. Volunteer committee members help secure sponsors, develop teams, and plan activities. One the day of the event, volunteers monitor logistics and create a festive day. Read more …
  • Evening of Hope - Held in April, Autism Awareness month, the Evening of Hope is a gala that is both elegant and warm. The evening includes a cocktail hour, dinner, and both silent and live auctions. Volunteer committee members procure auction items, handle decorations, locate sponsors, assist with invitations, etc. 
  •  Hope Invitational  -  Held in April, Autism Awareness month, the HOPE Invitational Golf Tournament is played simultaneously on three golf courses. Join the planning committee to assist in gathering sponsors, goodie packages, and teams. On the day of the event, volunteers assist in setting up the course, proctoring holes during the tournament, assisting with food and beverages, and providing hospitality to the golfers. 
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