Current Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to get involved at the Urban Mission? If so, we’ve been planning and preparing for you!

Below is a list of some of our newly updated volunteer needs.

If you see something of interest, please reach out to our Community Engagement Director, Tiffany Beckwith, or our Director, Rev. Ashley Steele, to find out more information. You can call 740.282.8010 or tbeckwith@urbanmission.org. (If you would prefer to do your volunteering from home, please let us know. We have those opportunities as well!)


Thrift Store

• Donation Drop Off Center – receives and sorts donations

• Store floor – stocks shelves, provides customer service

• Check out – operates cash register, provides customer service

• Furniture – restocks furniture showroom

Food Pantry

• Pack bags or produce boxes
• Distributes groceries to pantry guests
• Senior Food Boxes deliveries

Homeless Shelter

• Creation of welcome baskets for shelter guests

• Creation of “new baby” baskets

• Creation of “new home” baskets for exiting guests

Office/Clerical

• Stuffing newsletters & mailers

• Answering phones

Maintenance/Custodial

• Scheduled custodial work at UM buildings

• Scheduled landscaping work at UM buildings

• General improvements at our Women’s Shelter

• General improvements at our JOSHUA House

Garden Center

To learn about our most current volunteer opportunities, please call our Community Engagement Director, Tiffany Beckwith at 740.282.8010 or sign up to volunteer HERE.