Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved with BHITC as a volunteer. Select a ministry below to see the ongoing opportunities, and special event based opportunities in that ministry.

Church Planting and Leadership Development / Transform 216

Ongoing Opportunities in this Ministry

  • Church Planting Volunteer

To find out more about volunteering with this ministry, complete the inquiry form here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in this ministry

Renew Church Cleveland Preview Services:  June 18, July 23, Aug. 20, Sept. 17

Renew Church Cleveland Preview Services: June 18, July 23, Aug. 20, Sept. 17

There is so much happening through the church plants we support, such as with Renew Church Cleveland! They have begun previewFind out more...

The Hope Center & Refugee and Immigrant Ministry

Ongoing Opportunities in this Ministry

  • Arabic Women’s Ministry (Sisters of the Heart)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Refugee Family Mentoring
  • The Hope Center Reception & Staffing

To find out more about volunteering with this ministry, complete the inquiry form here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in this ministry

Administrative Volunteers Needed at The Hope Center

Administrative Volunteers Needed at The Hope Center

Are you someone who loves the important behind-the-scenes ministry of administration?  BHITC is seeking a few administrative volunteers to assist with growth of The Hope Center, which is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm and now also on Tuesdays (help needed from Noon - 3:00 pm).

InterestedFind out more...

Citizenship Teaching Teams

Citizenship Teaching Teams

To meet the needs of the many more refugees and immigrants seeking citizenship, BHITC plans to add additional citizenship classes on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning this spring at its offices in Ohio City at 2038 West 29th Street.

Teams of volunteers are needed to help teach these classes.  Minimum requirementsFind out more...

Summer Reading at The Hope Center:  July 24-28

Summer Reading at The Hope Center: July 24-28

What:
Each summer, BHITC hosts summer reading for the students enrolled in its tutoring programs to help their maintain their reading skills while school is out for the summer.  Students participate in reading and writing workshops and enrichment activities such as art, music and more.

When:
July 24th - 28th, noon to 3:00 pm

Where:
TheFind out more...

The Hope Center:  Mondays and Wednesdays

The Hope Center: Mondays and Wednesdays

Each week, hundreds of refugees and immigrants visit The Hope Center during two days of operations (Mondays and Wednesdays).   Volunteers are needed to work with children and families who come for classes and programs.

Volunteer opportunities include working with children from 9:30 - 11:30 am or 11:30 - 2:30 pm,Find out more...

Tutors and Books Needed for Urban and Refugee Students

Tutors and Books Needed for Urban and Refugee Students

We offer tutoring programs in partnership with five urban churches and have volunteer opportunities on the east and west side of town and during the afternoon and evening, varying from 1-3 hour commitments.

Volunteers like you tutor urban and refugee students one-on-one and have a direct impact not only in the student'sFind out more...

Urban Family Learning Centers

Ongoing Opportunities in this Ministry

  • Urban and Refugee Tutoring
  • Transportation of Students Enrolled in Tutoring
  • Meals Ministry
  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Employment Training
  • Financial Literacy

To find out more about volunteering with this ministry, complete the inquiry form here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in this ministry

Bringing Hope by the Scoop:  July 13, 18 & 27

Bringing Hope by the Scoop: July 13, 18 & 27

Save the Date for Bringing Hope by the Scoop!  July 13, 18 & 27

Help fill our bookshelves by donating booksFind out more...

Summer Reading Volunteer

Summer Reading Volunteer

Each summer, BHITC offers summer reading programs to help ensure urban and refugee students stay engaged in their learning andFind out more...
Summer Reading at The Hope Center:  July 24-28

Summer Reading at The Hope Center: July 24-28

What:
Each summer, BHITC hosts summer reading for the students enrolled in its tutoring programs to help their maintain their readingFind out more...
Tutors and Books Needed for Urban and Refugee Students

Tutors and Books Needed for Urban and Refugee Students

We offer tutoring programs in partnership with five urban churches and have volunteer opportunities on the east and west side ofFind out more...

Open Table Ministry

Ongoing Opportunities in this Ministry

  • Congregational Coordinator
  • Table Member

To find out more about volunteering with this ministry, complete the inquiry form here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in this ministry

Open Table Members Needed

Open Table Members Needed

BHITC and several local partner churches offer Open Table, a highly relational ministry, which uses personal relationships to transform theFind out more...

Urban Ministry Training and Engagement

Training

(click here for a list of upcoming training opportunities)

Ongoing Opportunities

  • Clothing Ministry
  • Collection Ministry
  • Development (grant writing, fundraising)
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Marketing (graphic design, writing, photography)
  • Office Assistance (mailings, list maintenance, answering phone)
  • Partner and Sponsor Opportunities
  • Special Event Planning Committees

To find out more about volunteering with this ministry, complete the inquiry form here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in this ministry

Photography Volunteer

Photography Volunteer

If you get our newsletter - print or email - or follow us on Facebook, you know we LOVE toFind out more...
Thursday Office Administrative Volunteers

Thursday Office Administrative Volunteers

Are you organized or love administrative tasks?  BHITC seeks a team of Thursday volunteers who are available from 10:00 amFind out more...
Volunteers Needed for Mailings

Volunteers Needed for Mailings

Building Hope in the City is looking for volunteers available during the day to help stuff and prepare mailings, asFind out more...

Common Threads Thrift Store

Find out more about Common Threads here.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in this ministry

Handy Person Volunteer

Handy Person Volunteer

Running a thrift store sometimes means being a jack of all trades...and in this case, the trade is simply being[...]
Data Entry/Administrative Volunteer

Data Entry/Administrative Volunteer

Common Threads Thrift seeks an administrative volunteer to assist with data entry. In this role, accuracy is more important[...]
Donation Truck Driver

Donation Truck Driver

This person would regularly be called upon to drive their own vehicle or a rented Uhaul for pick-ups around town.[...]
Sorting Volunteer

Sorting Volunteer

Some of the items donated that we cannot use at the store can be used elsewhere! This position sorts through[...]
Collection Coordinator

Collection Coordinator

This volunteer would help coordinate clothing and goods collections at local churches, business, organizations, etc., as well as reach out[...]