Thanks so much for your interest in volunteering at the Zaban Paradies Center. Our mission to help homeless couples transition to independent living is an important one – and volunteers like you make that mission a reality.
Volunteer opportunities include:
- Donating to or organizing the clothes closet
- Teaching computer skills at the computer lab
- Organizing special events (for example, Valentine’s Day party, Superbowl party)
- Mentoring on financial literacy skills and life skills
- Participating in the health and wellness program
- Finding employment opportunities for residents
- Providing seminars on job readiness skills
- Cooking and/or serving evening meals
- Providing bagged lunches for the lunch program
Please register on our online volunteer system. Registration is short and easy. Once registered, you can sign up for volunteer opportunities.
Click on the following link to register http://zpc.force.com/GW_Volunteers__VolunteersSignupFS. After you register, you will receive a personalized volunteer page via email. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive our confirmation email.
Sign-up – From the link on the email, you can see all the volunteer opportunities. When you select which opportunities you want, you will receive a confirmation email. You will also receive an email two weeks in advance to make sure that you are still available. Please reply to email to let us know that you are still able to volunteer.
Sign-in – When you arrive at Zaban Paradies Center, you will be asked to sign in electronically – that way we can ensure that we properly thank you for giving of your time and talents.
If you misplace or forget your ZPC login information, just go to http://zpc.force.com/GW_Volunteers__PersonalSiteContactLookup and you will be sent your information to continue to sign up for volunteer opportunities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some other answers to questions you may have. If still have questions, please email [email protected] and we will get back to you.
Can I provide dinner and serve dinner?
Yes! Thank you! This is preferred! Just sign up separately to provide and serve.
I only want to provide dinner.
Ok! Thank you! Just sign up to provide dinner and do not sign up to serve dinner.
I only want to serve dinner, not provide.
Ok! Thank you! Just sign up to serve dinner. Please note that we request 4 servers per dinner.
My friend and I would like to volunteer together - how do we sign up to make sure we volunteer the same night?
The volunteer sign-up will allow for 1 (one) dinner provider and 4 (four) dinner servers. You should each register as volunteers and then both sign up to serve on the same night.
I have to enter my email and phone number to complete my volunteer registration. Is my information safe?
Yes! Your information will not be shared outside of ZPC.
On the signup form, it says lunches are 12-1, what if that time doesn’t work for me?
No worries! Lunches are can be dropped off anytime Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 4:30pm-6:30pm. Just coordinate with ZPC staff the day before.
On the signup form, it says dinner delivery is 5-6. Can I deliver another time?
Anytime between 9-5 is fine. Please contact ZPC to finalize your dinner drop-off time.