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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

Welcome Home Central Valley

Mentors needed to assist men and women in transition, from prison, to life in our community.

Commitment: Open

Contact: (559) 221-6274


Conduct phone interviews with people in need when they call the Help Line.

Commitment: 3 hours per week

Contact: Eve or Karen at (559) 224-0105

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 Rescue 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: Paula Bohamed (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

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″).