Engaging the Church
through Opportunities to Serve
ESA/Love INC wants to help unleash a huge force to change our city—The Church. Let’s be doers of the Word, not just hearers of the Word! Volunteer opportunities below-keep checking back, we update this page regularly…
Click here to download a printable copy of the Engaging the Church directory. The file is set up to print “2-Up” on a regular sheet of paper for simple to use bulletin inserts.
Mentoring children in apartments.
Commitment: 1 hour a week, 2:30-5:30, 1 year.
Contact: (559) 492-8722
Fresno School of Mission
Do outreach and lead Bible studies in local apartments. Training provided.
Contact: (559) 907-1445 or visit their website to learn more.
Conduct phone interviews with people in need when they call the Help Line.
Commitment: 3 hours per week
Contact: Karen at (559) 244-0105
Individuals or families to visit lonely, elderly people in rest homes.
Contact: Kris at (559) 905-4332
Youth for Christ
In need of 25 mentors for youth in group homes and for youth leaving Juvenile Hall.
Contact: (559) 237-4741
Every Neighborhood Partnership
In need of volunteers to read to children, K-2nd grade, and do group mentoring with Saturday Sports.
Commitment: 1-2 hours, 1 day/week for a semester.
Contact: (559) 400-7310 or visit their website for more opportunities.
Chaplains need volunteers to mentor youth leaving Juvenile Hall. Training is provided.
Commitment: One year
Contact: (559) 287-4322 or click here visit their website
Fresno Police Chaplaincy
In need of volunteers to help with resiliency training for 1st grade children. Training is provided.
Contact: (559) 621-2120 or visit their website.
Fresno County Jail
In need of volunteers to write and visit inmates.
Contact: (559) 392-4888
Child Evangelism Fellowship
Needs volunteers to serve in elementary after school clubs to introduce children to Jesus with a Bible lesson, scripture and songs.
Commitment: 2 hours per week
Contact: (559) 226-5539
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Needs volunteers age 21 and older to offer support to children (ages 0-18 years) as they navigate the foster care system. Training is required.
Contact: (559) 244-6485
Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries (FIRM)
Needs volunteers to mentor refugees in our community.
Contact: (559) 487-1500
Fresno Mission Academy and Rescue the Children
We have many serving opportunities available!
- Mentors – A mentor invests a minimum of one hour a week in to the life of another man or woman coming out of the lifestyle of addiction, gangs, and/or homelessness.
- Tutors – The Academy also needs tutors for the men studying for their GED. This is a one hour per week commitment.
Contact: (559) 268-0839 or visit their website.
Reading and Beyond
Needs volunteers to read to children in their after school programs.
Contact: (559) 342-8600
Valley Dream Center
Needs volunteers to work with neighborhood children. For more information please contact
Contact: (559) 342-8600
Is in need of volunteers for their Tutoring Bible Clubs to tutor children ages 5 – 12 years old.
Commitment: Monday and Thursday after school.
Contact: Kim (559) 455-8995.
Joni & Friends
Needs volunteers to buddy with special needs children and their siblings, during monthly respite events. Training provided.
Contact: (559) 227-5664
Safe Families for Children
Needs families to temporarily house children during their family crisis.
Contact: (559) 432-9696 or visit their website for more information.
Looking for printable bulletin inserts?
Click here to download the printable list (.pdf) of current volunteer opportunities in our area. You can print two inserts to a page (trimmed size is 8.5″x5.5″).