Helping Parents Raise Safe and Healthy Children

Volunteer with Neighborhood Place of Puna

Become a volunteer with NPP!

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Food Pantry: Stock shelves, bag rice, organize pantry.
  • Community Events: NPP participates with many community events throughout the year. Tasks include information table set-up and break-down, implementing crafts, games, and/or activities to youth and adults, handing out NPP and other information. Please note most events are on weekends.
  • Pre Event Prep: Tasks include preparing (copying, sorting) information, preparing (cutting, copying, sorting, organizing) crafts.
  • Sports Rescue Program: Assist with collecting new or gently used sports equipment. Assist with sorting and cleaning sports equipment. Other tasks assigned by Sports Rescue Coordinator.
  • Other: Includes clerical and light phone.

Volunteer Application

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Volunteer and Neighborhood Place of Puna Expectations

Neighborhood Place of Puna expects from its volunteers the following:

  • An enthusiastic desire to work with NPP.
  • Reliability, punctuality, and all the traits of paid professional employee.
  • Positive patterns of behavior, attitudes and emotional maturity
  • Leadership ability.
  • Acceptance of job responsibility.
  • The ability to serve as a positive role model.

A volunteer of Neighborhood Place of Puna can expect from NPP:

  • That NPP is mission driven.
  • That your work and contribution to NPP will have meaning and impact in the community.
  • Respect as an individual and as a staff person.
  • Support and encouragement from paid employees.
  • Comfort in the work and job assigned.
  • To be appreciated for your efforts.
  • Provided help to meet your goals.
  • Have your achievement recognized.