Thank you for your interest in joining the Expect Hope team! To apply for any volunteer opportunity, please complete the Expect Hope Inc. Volunteer Application and sign the consent form. Scan the completed pages and attach the completed application in an email to paige.white@expecthope.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Social Media Influencer

Description:

Actively engage and promote Expect Hope on the social media platforms of Facebook and Instagram. (If you don’t have both platforms, that’s ok.) It takes less than five minutes!

Four Easy Steps

1) Like our page!

2) There is a box with a “…” on it, click that and then select “Manage follow settings”

3) In your newsfeed, make sure that “Favorites” is selected. That increases your opportunities to see our posts in your newsfeed.

2) Like or put another emoticon on every single Expect Hope post you see! (There should be about one a day.)

3) Comment on every Expect Hope post you see. (It doesn’t have to be profound, just a sentence, a word, or even an emoticon will do.)

4) Share Expect Hope posts on your personal Facebook page at least once a week.

Time and Location: Whenever possible, from the comfort of your own home.

Individual Mentor

Description:

  • Meet weekly with Expect Hope Resident to provide spiritual guidance and discipleship along with emotional and prayer support
  • Invite her to church and family events, assisting her in establishing a greater support system through the greater body of Christ.

Time and Location: Decided between mentor and resident in person or via phone or video chat

Commitment: At least one hour weekly for at least one year

Mentor Family

Description:

  • Demonstrate a Christ-centered family environment while meeting weekly with an Expect Hope Resident and her child to provide spiritual guidance and discipleship along with emotional and prayer support
  • Host her and her child for a meal or special outing. Invite her to church and family events, assisting her in establishing a greater support system through the greater body of Christ.

Time and Location: Decided between mentor and resident in person or via phone or video chat

Commitment: At least two hours weekly for at least one year

Special Requirements: Must be a household consisting of husband, wife, and child(ren), preferably newborn, toddler or elementary school aged.

Father Mentor

Description:

  • Meet weekly with the father of a child born at Expect Hope to provide accountability, spiritual guidance, and discipleship along with emotional and prayer support
  • Invite him to church and family events, assisting him in establishing a greater support system through the greater body of Christ.

Time and Location: Decided between mentor and father in person or via phone or video chat

Commitment: At least one hour weekly for at least one year

Special Requirements: Must be a male, preferably a father

Tutor

Description:

  • Assist residents with academic subjects as needed in accordance with individualized academic growth plan developed by the Staff Tutor

Time and Location: Time dependent on residents’ schedule. Decided between tutor and resident in person or via phone or video chat

Commitment: 2 hours, 1x or 2x/week

Ambassador

Description: Be a spokesperson for the ministry and help run the information table at events

Time and Location: various churches, conferences, and events

Commitment: as needed

Prayer Team Member

Description: Pray for the current residents of Expect Hope, Pray for the staff members of Expect Hope, Support one Expect Hope family specifically by becoming their prayer advocate

Time and Location: anywhere

Commitment: Daily or weekly

House Maintenance

Description: Assist with building and grounds upkeep and general maintenance

Time and Location: When available, Expect Hope home

Commitment: 1-2x per month

Life Skills Teacher

Description:

  • Instruct the residents of Expect Hope in any of the following skills:
    • Job Readiness
    • Computer skills class
    • Personal Finance
    • Childbirth Preparation
    • Parenting (0-12 months) Infant care
    • Parenting (1-2 years) toddler care
    • Healthy Relationship Choices
    • Nutrition
    • Health
    • Cooking
    • Self defense
    • Arts

Curriculum will be provided to you or (pending approval) you can provide your own.

Time and Location: As available in conjunction with residents’ schedules, Expect Hope home

Commitment:

  • One-time or several session all day seminar, or
  • 1 (one hour) class session/week for a period of three months