Volunteer Opportunities

Get Involved

Becoming a volunteer at Mary Rigg directly connects you to the heart of the mission – the people. Get hands-on opportunities to empower adults, youth, and families through help, hope, and better opportunities.


To sign up for the opportunities listed below, register with our volunteer portal.
*Note: If you see an opportunity here that is not listed in the portal, sign up for the organization and then use the “contact manager” button to send a message about the area you want to serve in.

Have questions? contact Joni at 463.900.4732 or jhurst@maryrigg.org 

ELL Conversation Partner – Help ELL students practice English by having conversations with them. ELL classes are Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

Evening Meals – Evening Meals are provided to the youth in the afterschool program and the seniors living next door at William Penn. Volunteers will help prepare and serve meals. Shifts are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Food Market Assistance – The Food Market is held every Wednesday. It is a great way to provide direct service to Mary Rigg’s neighbors and clients. Help unload and set-up from 10:00-11:00 am and/or help distribute food & necessities from 12:30-2:30 pm.

Host a Collection Drive – Collection drives are great for team building and appropriate for all ages, allowing even the youngest volunteers and donors to contribute. Please consider hosting a collection drive as a team-building opportunity! Download this free Collection Drive Tool Kit to help you get started.

Host a Youth Program Activity – Hosting a Youth Program Activity is a great way to build relationships with kids in the youth program as well as helping them build important life skills. Some opportunities include:

Crafts – Do you have a passion for crafts and teaching kids? Volunteer to lead a crafting activity for the youth program! They will be able to use their creativity and be able to show off their hard work.

Pizza Party – Eat pizza, play games, and hang out with the youth program. This opportunity is perfect for groups of all ages who want to connect with our youth at Mary Rigg.

Exercise – Love to move? Whether it is dance, obstacles, running or more, we would love for you to teach the youth program the importance of moving and how to have fun with it!

Cultural Diversity – Do you have knowledge of other countries and cultures? Share parts of the world with the youth program. Teach them about food, language, customs, and more!

Reading – If you love reading and sharing that gift with kids, you may be a great fit for this volunteer opportunity with the Youth Program! It is a perfect opportunity to get to know the kids and teach them important skills that will help them in all areas of their life.


Mock Interviewer – Know the key to a successful interview? Want to help empower those looking for employment by helping them hone their skills? Volunteer as a mock interviewer where you will conduct mock interviews and give clients feedback so they can succeed.

Workshop Facilitator – Have experience with a specific skill or field that you can share with others? Host a workshop! This is perfect for people who want to help clients grow in their skills on their employment journey.


Join a Committee – Some of the tasks a committee member might do, depending on which committee they join, include:

  • Planning special fundraising events
  • Leadership development — keeping the funnel of board and committee leadership flowing
  • Advising organization leadership on financial matters
  • Measuring program impacts and outcomes, and setting program goals
  • Large gift fundraising and legacy planning
  • Planning and assisting with building/capital projects

Volunteer Waiver

If you are signed up to volunteer with us, you can fill out this volunteer waiver ahead of time and bring it with you. Every individual needs to fill out a waiver. If you are under 18 or have people in your group under 18, a parent or guardian will need to fill out this waiver for minors.