Partner With On Wings Like A Dove

Volunteer, Donate, Pray

  • Our Volunteers display their faith in Christ, with hearts and minds committed to serving others with humility and grace. As a united team, we are equipped to accomplish our mission. What a blessing it is to serve together! 
  • We would love to connect with you and prayerfully explore how your giftedness, energy, and resources can help us fulfill the mission, vision, and goals of On Wings Like A Dove. 
  • Check out the categories and choices below.  Click on the + to see more options and details about ways to serve. Then click here to complete and submit your Volunteer Application.  Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you soon!

Office Volunteers

  • Tasks: Answer phone, welcome visitors, respond to email, and manage calendar/appointments
  • Time Commitment: 10:00-2:00, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
  • Notes: Volunteer for one shift or multiple shifts
  • Tasks: Fold, add labels, sort for mailing, Monthly Family and Inmate Newsletters
  • Time Commitment: 10:00-2:00 one day each month, typically a Thursday
  • Notes: Meet in Conference Room, On Wings like A Dove
  • Tasks: Receive, sort, store, distribute donations in our Resource Center
  • Time Commitment: very flexible
  • Notes: Resource Center is available 10:00-2:00, Tue, Wed, Thu
  • Tasks: Take out trash, clean bathrooms, vacuum
  • Time Commitment: 2 hours weekly during office hours, 10:00-2:00, Tue, Wed, Thu
  • Notes: May also schedule for after hours or on Saturday

Volunteer with On Wings of Hope

  • Tasks: Development of an ongoing mentoring relationship with a resident of our On Wings of Hope houses
  • Time Commitment: Weekly and timely engagement, encouragement, and Gospel accountability
  • Notes: This Opportunity requires an interview and then completion of Mentor Training with our Mentor Coordinator, scheduled at various times throughout the year.
  • Tasks: Provide transportation to and from various appointments for On Wings of Hope residents, especially during their first month in the program
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
  • Notes: We welcome your availability; we will work with you within the schedule you share with us
  • Tasks: Lawn care, flower bed management, hedge and tree trimming, and general landscaping at our On Wings of Hope houses and at our office location
  • Time Commitment: Flexible and seasonal, often scheduled at particular times
  • Notes: We will provide materials and supplies unless donated
  • Tasks: Minor household repairs, installation of shelving and accessories, minor maintenance
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
  • Notes: We will provide materials and supplies unless donated

Development and Messaging Volunteers

  • Tasks: Collaborate with the President and Logistics Coordinator to build plans for development and funding for the ongoing initiatives of Own Wings Like A Dove
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
  • Notes: Previous development experience and familiarity with faith-based non-profit structures are prerequisites
  • Tasks: In collaboration with the President and Logistics Coordinator, design and update web site and pages, develop schedules and content for social media platforms, assist with effective messaging plan and content for the initiatives of On Wings Like A Dove
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
  • Notes: Previous experience with WordPress website design and multiple social media platform engagement are prerequisites
  • Tasks: Research to identify potential grant funding sources in the private and faith-based foundation community
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
  • Notes: Previous experience and success in grant research and application are prerequisites

Community Volunteers

  • Tasks: Gather, sort, and pack items into Treasure Boxes, prepare boxes for events and distribution
  • Time Commitment: Flexible and at various times throughout the year
  • Notes: Coordinate with Treasure Box Coordinator; this is a great activity for a team or small group event
  • Tasks: Lead an existing group or start a new group; this is a community outreach to families of prodigals and prisoners
  • Time Commitment: weekly, on a regular schedule
  • Notes: Each fall, we have a Prayer Kickoff Celebration; all our Bible Study groups are encouraged to attend
  • Tasks: Need truck or trailer and strong backs for large item pickup
  • Time Commitment: Varied, can be scheduled at Volunteer convenience
  • Notes: Coordinate with On Wings Like A Dove staff; this is great outing for a small group

Prayer Volunteers

  • Tasks: Pray as prompted and pray in response to prayer requests emailed periodically by our staff;
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
  • Notes: Each fall, we have a Prayer Kickoff Celebration; all Prayer Partners are encouraged to attend and invite others to join them for the evening. Also, we have inmate prayer requests and monthly staff prayer points consistently posted in our Prayer Room; we would love for small groups to come to the Prayer Room for concentrated times of prayer
  • Tasks: Lead an existing group or start a new group; this is an outreach to the families of prodigals and prisoners; also a great opportunity for a small group ministry activity
  • Time Commitment: Weekly, on a regular schedule
  • Notes: Each fall, we have a Prayer Kickoff Celebration; all Prayer Partners are encouraged to attend. Also, we have inmate prayer requests and monthly staff prayer points consistently posted in our Prayer Room; we would love for small groups to come to the Prayer Room for concentrated times of prayer

Inmate Communications Volunteers

  • Tasks: Correspond with Inmates who are working on a Bible Correspondence Course. Each course is a chapter by chapter study through a book in the Bible. As a Mentor, you will discuss the inmate’s answers to the quizzes at the end of each lesson in the study. Your correspondence and discussion of the Bible is a Gospel-rich opportunity to share Jesus in your ongoing conversations
  • Time Commitment: Flexible, but requires response to inmate’s correspondence in a timely manner
  • Notes: This is a rich opportunity to connect one on one, through the mail, with someone who is either searching for Jesus through the scriptures or is seeking to grow in their relationship with Jesus.
  • Tasks: Engage in friendly, consistent, Gospel-centered conversation with an inmate who has requested a Pen Pal
  • Time Commitment: Flexible, but requires response to inmate’s correspondence in a timely manner
  • Notes: This is a rich opportunity to connect one on one, through the mail, with someone who may be searching for hope from within the prison walls, or is seeking to grow in their relationship with Jesus.

Donate

  • Notes: See Donate button on each page of web site; Donations may also be mailed
  • Notes: Call to schedule a drop-off appointment, typically 10:00-2:00, Tue, Wed, Thu
  • Notes: We are praying for partners to join with us in procurement, construction, mentoring, and life transformation through the continued ministry of On Wings of Hope. Click here for more information
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