Volunteer with PATH

We are moving thousands of families, veterans, and chronically homeless individuals into permanent housing. Support our neighbors making it home.Give a couple minutes, an hour, or days.

Volunteer and get your hands dirty!


Super busy, but still want to get involved. With only minutes you can help make an impact in ending homelessness.

Get Social. Help raise awareness for PATH and our clients successfully making it home. Download a PATH cover photo, donate your Facebook status, send a tweet to your tweeps or email a friend. Visit our get social page to get started.

Have a couple hours here and there to give back? Here are a few of the rewarding ways to partner with PATH as a volunteer and be a catalyst for change in your community.

Lunches for Bunches - Help prepare lunches for our homeless visitors to the PATHMall located at 340 North Madison. Download the Lunches for Bunches fact sheet to find out more.

PATHCooks - Grab 6 to 8 friends, plan a menu, buy the food and prepare a "home" cooked meal as a group in the kitchen of one of our housing facilities. Download the PATHCooks fact sheet to find out more.

Welcome Home Kits- Help say "Welcome Home!" Gather a group of volunteers and organize a "furniture drive" to help a recently housed client in need. Download the Welcome Home fact sheet for more information.

Hygiene Kit Drive - Organize a "Hygiene Kit" drive to collect personal care items for individuals living on the streets. Download the Hygiene Kit fact sheet to find out more.

Fundraise For Us! Anyone can hold a fundraiser. Whether you are a company executive, mom, dad, kid, sports enthusiast or a community group. Organize an event or dedicate your special ocassion to PATH. Email us for ideas or more information.

Special Projects - We are always in need of people looking to get involved in special projects like events, holiday parties and more. Join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming projects.

Spend a few days a month helping your community? There are a number of longer term and rewarding ways to partner with PATH.

PATHMall Individual Opportunities - Work directly with our clients - helping to welcome,orient and survey the individuals we surve on a daily basis. Is this opportunity is right for you:

  • Are you over the age of 18?
  • Are you able to volunteer between the hours of 7:30AM - 4:00PM, Monday- Friday?
  • Can you consistently committ 10-15 hours a week for a minimum of 3 months?
If yes please email us at If no, Join our mailing list to be notified of upcoming special projects.

Internships - PATH offers a number of internship opportunities from social services, to development, and community outreach. Our internships provide invaluable experience at one of California's most prominent nonprofits focused on providing sustainable solutions to ending homelessness.

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