Volunteer at the Peninsula Shelter Network! - NBC Bay Area

Volunteer at the Peninsula Shelter Network!

Helping Homeless Families & Individuals



    Volunteer at the Peninsula Shelter Network!

    Shelter Network is committed to providing housing and support services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to re-establish self-sufficiency and to return to permanent homes of their own.

    Each shelter, and Shelter Network's administration office, has ongoing needs for both short-term (3 months minimum preferred, can be one hour or one day per week) and longer-term volunteers in all areas of the organization.

    Opportunities for Individual Involvement:

    • Host afterschool activities or tutor in the Children’s Programs at our family sites.
    • Teach life skills workshops to our clients, such as resume writing, techniques for online job searching, computer literacy, financial literacy/effective budgeting, etc.
    • Help sort donations of clothing and food at all of our shelters.
    • Support with office assistance at a housing site or the administration office.
    • Take a leadership role and join a Support Committee for one of our transitional housing sites.

    When: Ongoing

    Where: 325 Villa Terrace
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    Phone: 650-340-8814

    1580A Maple Street
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    Phone: 650-364-1150

    Click here to fill out a volunteer application!