Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play an instrumental role in creating a family-like environment at Dismas House, and we deeply value the support of our community members. There are numerous opportunities to share your time and talents to make an impact in the lives of returning citizens.



Opportunities to Get Involved


Community Dinners

Community dinners take place on our campus every Monday-Thursday evening at 6:00 PM. Members of the community are invited to provide a meal, cook a meal, or simply enjoy dinner with our residents. This nightly tradition began with Dismas House’s inception in 1974 and continues to serve as a powerful act of fellowship.

In-Office Assistant

We welcome office volunteers with skills in the following areas:

  • Clerical—Volunteers will assist Dismas office staff with filing, data entry, and correspondence needs.
  • Development—Volunteers will send out donor acknowledgements, thank-you cards, and pledge statements. Other responsibilities include sending quarterly programming updates and event invitations and updating donor contacts.


Front Desk Administration

Serve as a friendly face for visitors and residents of Dismas House while completing light clerical work, including:

  • Filing, shredding, scanning or copying, making follow-up phone calls, assisting with mail-out campaigns, completing simple office tasks on the computer, compiling research, and organizing in-kind donations.


Committee Participation

Our committees offer specialized skills and talents to support our residents and advance our mission. We would love to hear from you if you have experience in one of the following areas:

  • Capital Campaign
  • Development Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Government Relations Committee
  • HR/Governance Committee
  • Marketing and Communications Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Operations Committee
  • Program Committee