Last Updated: April 23, 2020

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Institute for Human Services (IHS) Operations Support Volunteer call/text (808) 389-2829 Ongoing Volunteers need to support with regular operations task at our shelter. All volunteers will receive proactive gear, but encouraged to bring their own. This support is needed in the wake of us being understaffed due to COVID-19. Volunteer would be needed to help us clean and take care of regular needed tasks at the shelter, working alongside our operations team. Please reach out for more information.
Bank of Hawaii Drive Donation Station Volunteer call/text (808) 389-2829 4/29/2020 Volunteers are needed to supervise four separate stations where financial donations, toiletries, and medical supplies will be collected to support the unsheltered shelter in place. Protective gear will be provided to volunteers. Bank of Hawaii is supporting us by hosting a drive on 4/29 from 7-9am. The drives will be held at 4 locations, Ward, Kaneohe, Kahala Mall, and Kunia.
Institute for Human Services (IHS) Sandwich Maker Volunteers call/text (808) 389-2829 Ongoing Volunteers who can buy ingredients for and make sandwiches for up to 50 people weekly to be handed out to homeless folks in the Ala Moana area by our outreach team. We need folks to make sandwiches and deliver them to our office to be handed out to people. We are trying to help the unsheltered shelter in place by bringing basic needs to them, promoting social distancing and supporting the community.
Institute for Human Services (IHS) Medical Screening Volunteers Andrew Long (808) 389-2829 Ongoing 6am-12pm To protect guests, staff, and volunteers we need support at our shelter to do medical screenings in the morning for everyone who enters our shelter. Medical experience is a big plus, but we are happy to train anyone who is willing to help.
Hawaii State Hospital COVID-19 Emergency Response Volunteer Click here Until 10/1/2020 varies between 6:30am-5:00pm Volunteers will help by using, modeling, informing and educating staff and others at the Hospital in safe physical distancing (“social distancing” six feet or more), using electronic communications and internet-based group communications apps to hold meetings, practicing hand hygiene, and special infection control measures to prevent transmission of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Project Hawaii Inc. Educational Support Coordinator for Homeless Keiki-Virtual options Click here Ongoing open The crisis our children are facing at this time is being out of school. While there are online support options, our homeless children live in very remote areas away from being able to utilize most services. As well, their situation is living in a tent, car or other substandard housing situation without electricity, access to internet, and they defiantly don’t have a computer.
Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center Get connected and donate Handmade Cards Click here Ongoing Be an active change against loneliness, during COVID-19 and beyond. Our aging HIV+ population who often live alone and do not have large immediate families can use your support. Are you able to make hand made or even hand written greeting cards? Helping H3RC provide support and connection to our clients is an incredibly important job. Your hands can make a real difference.
Lanakila Meals on Wheels Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors Click here Monday – Saturday: 7:30am – 9:30am Time to pick-up meals to deliver on route. Each route has an average of 6-8 homes and take approximately two hours to complete from pick-up time. Volunteers must have access to a reliable vehicle a, a valid driver’s license, and a smart phone.
Gregory House Programs Save the Food Basket Volunteers Click here Ongoing 8am-2pm Save the FoodBasket (STFB) is a volunteer run program that provides groceries and delivers food to those who are home bound or in rural areas. Participants receive frozen meats, produce, dairy, and non perishable goods.
Catholic Charities Hawaii Phone a Friend. Help reduce social isolation and loneliness Click here Ongoing Phone-A-Friend volunteers provide telephone wellness checks and social connection for homebound, low income seniors. Volunteers are assigned to one or more homebound seniors and make calls on a routine basis. Volunteers are responsible to: (1) contact their assigned senior(s) on the agreed upon schedule to make sure that the senior(s) are able to answer the phone; and/or (2) provide telephonic social support to reduce loneliness. The program helps seniors maintain their independence and ability to live at home, and reduces social isolation and loneliness.
Aloha United Way National Virtual Volunteering Opportunities Click here Ongoing United Way Worldwide has teamed up with a number of national organizations and businesses looking for virtual volunteers to assist with a variety of projects.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii Send your Aloha Note Click here Ongoing Uplift and give a family hope when they need it most. Share your words of aloha, encouragement, personal story, drawing, photo or card and we’ll share your aloha note on our social media platforms and deliver it to a Ronald McDonald House Ohana.