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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.

Care Fresno

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.

Commitment: Open

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

Gap Ministries

Individuals or families to visit lonely, elderly people in rest homes.

Commitment: Open

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.

Commitment: Open

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.

Juvenile Hall

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.

Commitment: Open

Contact: (559) 621-2120 or visit their website.

Fresno County Jail

In need of volunteers to write and visit inmates.

Commitment: Open

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

World Impact

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″).