You made it here! This means that you want to be a part of something very special and make a difference in your community.

We at Matthews HELP Center are working together to help our neighbors in need. We are, as our logo expresses, “A House with a Heart.”

There are so many wonderful opportunities here for you to share your talents and your time. Our volunteers’ kind spirits and generosity are what allow us to serve those suffering in a crisis situation. Please consider joining our mission. In return for a few hours each week you’ll receive a tremendous sense of accomplishment.

You can support any number of our departments. Once you have applied online, you will be provided with a full tour that will help you find your “best fit.”

Our weekly volunteer opportunities are four-hour shifts:

Monday - Saturday

9:00 am -1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What our volunteers have to say

“By early 2016, I had joined the association and have never regretted it. It has become one of my favorite places to be. My colleagues are a joy to work with.  We take care of each other and, as a bonus, we make each other laugh! I'm doing work that is not only a gift to the community I have come to love but it is always cheerful work and lifts my spirits.”

- Connie R. Housewares

“I have been working with the Matthews HELP Center for over two years. I most enjoy sorting and organizing to make sure that we only stock our shelves with the most helpful and best quality items.”

- Brendan C. (student) Receiving and Special projects

Food Pantry Volunteer

  • Assisting with local food pickup
  • Sorting food donations
  • Packing food orders

Receiving Area

  • Assisting with accepting community donations
  • Triaging donations
  • Supplying the pricers with donations

Back Porch Treasures Thrift Shop

  • Pricing clothing and items
  • Merchandising and customer service
  • Cashiering

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We have approximately 250 volunteers who give their time throughout the year. Among these are corporate groups, small businesses, and high school and college students who gain so much in return for their service hours.

We also welcome groups and individuals to assist with Special/Holiday Annual Programs

  • Christmas Shopping Experience
  • Backpack Program
  • Golf Outing
  • Local Fundraisers

The need for help in our community is growing. The good news is that our volunteer opportunities are also growing.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to seeing you on our campus soon!

Please proceed with the application here:

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Date of Birth:
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Zip Code:
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What brings you to Matthews HELP Center?:
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