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Volunteer Opportunities

Being a Volunteer at Gilead House is a special opportunity to serve single moms and children while increasing awareness and compassion for those in need in our community. Your gift of time is greatly appreciated and truly makes a difference in the lives of the families at Gilead House.

Read about how your time can make a difference by reviewing all of our programs then fill out the volunteer form below. 

* After you submit your application, our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to review your interests and discuss how you might get involved.

Childcare

 

Childcare volunteers are needed to provide supervision of the Gilead House children for various programs throughout the week. Activities include playing games with the kids, reading books, and helping with homework. It is a great opportunity for high school students as well as adults who want to make a difference.

◊ When: Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:15 – 7:45 pm

◊ Location: Seventh Street Center,

1024 7th Street, Novato

Project Serve

 

Join us for Project Serve and assist with the upkeep of the Gilead House facility. Duties vary but include cleaning, home repairs, painting, facility updates, and various yard projects as needed.

◊ When: One Saturday, each month

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

◊ 2 Locations: Seventh Street Center

& Leafwood Center 

Sunday Family Dinner

 

We’re looking for volunteer teams (school or service groups, teams of friends or colleagues) to provide a meal on the first Sunday of each month for 9 people, including 10 or more children. A great opportunity for our families to meet members of the community, and enjoy some relaxing and fun time with each other whil enjoying a home-cooked meal.

◊ When: First Sunday, each month 

4pm-7pm

◊ Where: Seventh Street Center 

Mentoring

 

The Gilead House Mentoring program is a key part of our learning program.  Mentors have a lasting and positive influence in the lives of moms by fostering trust, facilitating life skills development, and modeling social and emotional well-being.  Mentors provide guidance and encourage accountability as each mom pursues the goals necessary to enable her to transition to independent living.

◊ When: Determined with assigned mom

◊ 2 Locations: Seventh Street Center & Leafwood Center

Life Skills Ed

 

Join us for Project Serve and assist with the upkeep of the Gilead House facility. Duties vary but include cleaning, home repairs, painting, facility updates, and various yard projects as needed.

◊ When: One Saturday, each month

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

◊ 2 Locations: Seventh Street Center

& Leafwood Center 

Prayer Teams

 

We’re looking for volunteer teams (school or service groups, teams of friends, or colleagues) to provide a meal on the first Sunday of each month for 9 people, including 10 or more children. A great opportunity for our families to meet members of the community, and enjoy some relaxing and fun time with each other while enjoying a home-cooked meal.

◊ When: First Sunday, each month

 4pm-7pm

◊ Where: Seventh Street Center 

We Need Your Support Today!

Our Mission

To inspire hope and empower homeless single moms and their children toward financial stability and independence.

Seventh Street Center  

(Main Campus & Gilead House Office)

1024 7th Street

Novato, CA  94945

415-895-5575

 

Leafwood Center

1310 Leafwood Drive

Novato, CA  94947

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