Volunteer

Learn how we put unconditional love into practice by serving our community.

Would you like to make a real difference in your community?

1. Fill out the volunteer application at the bottom of this page.
2. Someone from our staff will contact you to confirm your availability and approve your application.
3. Sign up for your volunteer shift! We can only accept volunteers during posted shifts on our website.

Groups larger than 8 people, please contact
Alisa Newber at 910.794.9656 Ext. 116 after registering to volunteer.

Brothers & Sisters of Hope Mentorship

Brothers and Sisters of Hope are mentorship programs designed to bring friendship, love, encouragement and hope to men and women experiencing homelessness. As a one on one program, every mentor will be partnered with a resident to build a relationship that supports their journey towards self-sufficiency.

Apply for Sisters of Hope

Apply for Brothers of Hope

Program Description:

Brothers and Sisters of Hope are mentorship programs designed to bring friendship, love, encouragement and hope to men and women experiencing homelessness. As a one on one program, every mentor will be partnered with a resident to build a relationship that supports their journey towards self-sufficiency.

Program Guidelines:

Applicants must be 18 years of age, confess Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and be mature in their faith.   A six month commitment as well as bi-monthly trainings are required.  All applicants will need to attend our pre-scheduled bi-monthly group socials.  Mentors meet on our campus or plan outings with their mentees.

Requirements:

Complete emailed application (email Alisa at anewber@firstfruitministries.org with any questions)
Provide 2 Character References
Background check

Sisters of Hope Application

Brothers of Hope Application

Opportunities

Outreach and Engagement Center

Description: Help homeless friends access showers,
enjoy Bible study, and share a community dinner on Thursdays.

Showers
(help hand out towels and toiletries)
Thursday from 9am-3pm

Worship Service
(pray for and encourage each other)
Thursday at 3pm

Dinner Service
(serve hot meal in ministry dining room)
Thursday at 12:30pm at 4:30pm

Food Pantry

Give out boxes of food and supplies to our homeless and low-wealth neighbors or host a food drive.

Wednesday 8:00am- 2:30pm
Saturday 8:00am- 2:30pm

Host a Food Drive
Sidewalk Supper

Meet at ministry campus and then go downtown to share hot meals with those living on the streets. (All volunteer spots filled).

Wednesday nights from 6:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday nights from 6:00pm-7:00pm
Supportive Housing

Join the Sisters of Hope Mentorship Program to become a mentor to a woman or family leaving homelessness.

More Volunteer Opportunities

We have volunteer opportunities for every size group!
Following are some ways in which you can help:

Get creative: throw a party to raise awareness about First Fruit Ministries’ work

Introduce First Fruit to your friends at a social or business event

Link to us on social media and share our newsletter

Post to our pages about how much fun you had volunteering with First Fruit on the streets or at the campus

Get your swim team or cousins or neighborhood (or really anybody) to do a food drive

Join one of our Advisory Board committees to help with our spring and/or fall fundraisers or our annual banquet for the homeless

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