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Client Testimonial

People Incorporated helped me to process my depression – to get out of my head and talk about it. That was so empowering.

— Maia


People Incorporated depends on the hard work and generosity of volunteers from within the community. Volunteers play an essential role in the success of our work through program support projects and by enriching the lives of the clients we serve. We have volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. There are many ways you can support the work of People Incorporated through volunteering! In addition, your employer also may provide us with a grant as a way to recognize your ongoing support – click here for more information!

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How to Become a Volunteer

Our Volunteer Coordinator can provide you with information about the general requirements for volunteering, the opportunities currently available, and can assist you in finding a project or role that matches your interests. Email us at

Volunteer Opportunities

Here is a general list of volunteering opportunities that are often available:

  • Administrative assistant
    Support our staff by performing a variety of office tasks.
  • Mentor
    Assist our clients in learning basic independent living skills such as budgeting, community interaction, and job readiness.
  • Cooking and food preparation
    Nurture others by providing cooking lessons or helping with preparing and serving meals.
  • Arts and crafts
    Enrich the lives of others by leading or assisting with art groups or our Artability workshops.
  • Special events assistant
    Help staff at events such as our annual luncheon and Artability.
  • Holiday cards for clients
    Help us make homemade holiday cards for our clients.
  • Fundraising and “Friend-Raising”
    Become part of the team to help us reach out to the community and find new sources of support.
  • Gardening and landscaping
    Put your green thumb to work caring for our many lawns and gardens.
  • Serving the homeless
    Help with outreach, collect survival gear and clothing, or organize household-supply “welcome” packages for those moving into their own apartments.
  • Recreation and wellness
    Help our clients develop healthy lifestyles by coaching a team or organizing an outing to a museum or event.
  • Maintenance projects
    Assist with minor repairs, painting and other tasks at our many program locations to ensure client comfort and safety.
  • PeopleConnect
    Befriend clients suffering from isolation, or help clients get to appointments or other activities.