Urgent- Shelter Support Volunteer - East Valley Men's Center (Mesa)

An in-person opportunity to BE present and provide community connection to vulnerable adults who are working towards stability. Whether handing a resident a sack lunch on their way out the door in the morning, handing out supplies, or greeting residents as they return from job hunting or a day at work, you will be a vital human connection for residents. 

The East Valley Men’s Center is looking for volunteers eager to contribute towards aiding those in need.

As volunteers, you will be helping program staff with processing residents through the proper protocols, while also maintaining a safe and clean environment. In turn, volunteers can pick-up new skills and connect with diverse individuals. Our staff will be there to provide you with the training and support necessary to contribute towards the betterment of EVMC’s clientele.

What You Will Do

  • Distribute meals as appropriate and manage "basic needs" store
  • Support kitchen stocking needs
  • Utilize entry/exit protocols to monitor residents as they check in and out of the shelter
  • Assist with providing communications and directions to visitors when they enter the shelter
  • Clean, sanitize, and organize the check-in and lobby areas
  • Complete all assigned tasks on the shift list
  • Answer and route phone calls

Time Commitment

  • Minimum hours per month: 8 hours
  • Minimum number of months: 6 months

We have various shifts based on program needs, including some weekends and evenings.

Interested Focus Areas (Not Required)

  • Workforce Skills
  • Financial Wellness Education Skills
  • Courier


  • Photo ID
  • Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card & DES Central Registry Background Check.
  • Ability to work around diverse population in culturally sensitive, non-judgmental manner
  • Participate and successfully complete all required trainings A New Leaf deems necessary.
  • Always maintain standards of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Adhere to codes of conduct and standards as specified in Volunteer Handbook
  • Being an ambassador for the A New Leaf organization
  • Committed to fostering safe spaces for all, with the ability to respect and accommodate diverse stakeholders
  • Additional tasks may be requested by supervisor

Whether you're taking a break from your career, just starting out, or wanting to give back to your community during your free time, A New Leaf wants to welcome you to the joy that comes with "Helping Families...Changing Lives"

NOTE: All direct client services require a fingerprint clearance card (FPCC). If you do not have a FPCC and want to obtain one visit https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/fingerprint