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VOLUNTEER

There are countless volunteer opportunities at COM! With such a wide range of ministries and programs, there are always ways for you to serve no matter what your skills or interests may be. 

It is fair to say that COM would not exist without the faithful service of our volunteers. We would never have gotten off the ground and would not have the capacity today without passionate men and women like you. Together, we are working to provide services and connections that will break the cycles of poverty that exist in our community

So if you are looking for a way to get involved in your community and make a difference, this is it! Check out a few of our regular opportunities below, or call/email us to find out about other ways to get plugged in. We are always happy to have a conversation with you about the best ways to give back to our awesome community.

Ready to get started? Click the "Apply Today" button above to apply to be a volunteer.

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Pantry Distribution

Tue 5:30-7:00, Thur/Sat 9:00-11:00

Come help distribute food to families experiencing risk of hunger. Volunteers load up food in client vehicles. Delivery drivers are also needed to deliver groceries to home bound individuals.

*This is a great once a month opportunity for groups of 5-10 people.

Pantry Distribution

Tue 5:30-7:00, Thur/Sat 9:00-11:00

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Thrift Store

Tue. - Sat.  8:00 am-5:00 pm

Volunteers help staff to sort, clean, price, and stock donated items for the thrift store, while also creating a friendly atmosphere in the store. The store is a crucial part of COM's program revenue, so every volunteer hour matters!

Thrift Store  Volunteers

Tuesdays-Saturdays   8:00-4:00

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Project Thrive

Tue & Thurs 5:30-7:30 pm

Project Thrive helps clients learn life skills and employment soft skills and connects them to local employers. Volunteers can help by mentoring a client or by instructing a class.

Developing a strong workforce and investing in individual lives creates a stronger community.

Project Thrive Volunteers

Weekdays 5:30-7:30 pm

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Pantry Baggers

Tue, Wed, & Fri   9:00-5:00

In addition to distributing food to clients, volunteers also prepare food to go out on days between distributions. This opportunity is for those willing to sort food off pallets, check for expiration dates, and get bags ready for the next distribution.

Pantry  Bagging

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays

9:00-5:00

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Bellringing

Thanksgiving through Christmas

Going back to the 1990s, our agency has partnered with The Salvation Army as a Service Extension to help provide emergency financial assistance to families. As such, we coordinate the annual red kettle campaign and need volunteers during the holiday season to ring the bells.

Bellringing

Thanksgiving through Christmas

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Recycling Volunteers

Tue - Sat   8:00 am-3:00 pm

COM collects and sells cardboard, electronics, and textile recycling as a source of revenue. Help us maximize that revenue for our ministries by helping in our recycling program. Volunteers can sort and bale recycling, drive collection routes, or raise awareness about recycling in our community.

Recycling

Tuesdays-Saturdays  8:00-3:00

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Cleaning & Maintenance

Tue - Sat   8:00 am-4:00 pm

As a nonprofit, we try to dedicate as much of our income as possible to helping our clients. As such, volunteers are crucial in keeping our maintenance costs low. If you enjoy cleaning or have skills in construction or maintenance, we can definitely use your help. Contact us to see what's on our current to-do list.

Cleaning & Maintenance

Tuesdays-Saturdays  8:00-4:00