Family Promise of Western New York

Building Communities, Strengthening Lives

Volunteer With Us

We are always in need of talented and dedicated volunteers. Below are a number of ways for you to volunteer with Family Promise of WNY:

Resource Center:
Family Promise of WNY can use your help at our Resource Center.

  • Sort and organize our donations
  • Data Entry
  • Help prepare for new families

Host Site:
Volunteers from host congregations provide hospitality to Family Promise guest families through their church, synagogue or place of worship. We welcome volunteers of all ages. These volunteers help us provide meals, overnight hospitality, and a friendly face to our families. Other volunteer jobs include:

  • Cooking and/or hosting dinner
  • Spending the evening with guest families chatting, tutoring kids or playing games
  • Sleeping overnight in the congregation
  • Coordinating children’s crafts and activities
  • Donating needed supplies for the host week
  • Setting up and breaking down guest families’ rooms

Support Site:
Volunteers from support congregations provide volunteers of nearby host congregations with added help and team support. These volunteers may find themselves doing any of the congregations duties above.

Special Events/Board Committees:
Family Promise needs many volunteers who are interested in assisting with special events or serving on a Board committee.

Volunteer Application:
If you are interested in volunteering with Family Promise of WNY, please download & fill in our volunteer application and send it to Family Promise via e-mail or mail.

Volunteer Application

If you would like more information about volunteer opportunities please contact us at 771-3007 or info@fpwny.org

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