Hope In Our City has a variety of volunteer needs with at-risk youth and families - especially in the areas of sports, education and leadership - with varying degrees of commitment. We have opportunities for families with children, businesses, small groups, and individuals. 

If you are new, please complete the New Volunteer Sign-up Form

Below is our calendar view for upcoming volunteer opportunities.  Click on an event to sign up for it!



  • Build relationships with families and play with kids at Glorified Recess on Fridays at Fairview Elementary School. This is a great opportunity for families with kids to serve together! 
  • Cultivate a Cross-Cultural Friendship (similar to a mentor program).
  • Help at a one-time special event such as a basketball tournament or a hike in the mountains with kids and families from Sun Valley.


  • Play with kids at Glorified Recess on Fridays at Fairview Elementary School
  • Teach middle and high school students life-skills through a weekly leadership program
  • Build relationships with moms in Sun Valley and help them learn English through Conversation Groups
  • Offer your expertise (budgeting, finance, design, arts, etc.) in a one-time or ongoing service to train families and children
  • Create an experience to expand the worldview of youth (e.g., organize a tour of your business or a factory you have a connection with)
  • Join the Prayer Team

To learn more or to sign up to volunteer, contact Ben Sooy