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Get Involved

Be a part of our commitment to breaking the cycle of childhood poverty. Get involved and make a difference today! Volunteer Opportunities Below are some of the volunteer opportunities at HPP. Or, if you have a specific interest or idea for a potential volunteer project, please don’t hesitate to let us know! Get started by filling out our volunteer form!   Have a question about getting involved at HPP? Check out our FAQs below:


How can I get involved at HPP?

We serve a diverse clientele with a variety of needs and welcome volunteers with an array of personal and professional skills and experiences. Our volunteers come from all walks of life and ages. Get started by filling out our volunteer form.

Why HPP?

We rely everyday on a team of dedicated volunteers who contribute their time and skills towards our families’ paths to success. Volunteers are vital to HPP’s work.

What can I do for HPP?

Volunteers assist in the following HPP programs: Or, if you have a specific interest or idea for a potential volunteer project, please let us know!

How much time do volunteers give?

Time commitment will depend on the volunteer program and your availability. Regular weekly and one-day volunteer opportunities are both available.

What times and days can I volunteer?

Volunteer opportunities usually occur Monday through Friday, between 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.

Do you have an internship program or accept college students looking for a field study?

We do not currently have an official college internship program; however, if you are interested in a full or part-time placement at HPP, please e-mail our Volunteer Coordinator Sharon Bechtol with a resume and cover letter detailing your work experience, field of study, certification and skills, as well as your specific interest in working with HPP.

Do you participate in Americorps or Americorps VISTA?

Previously, we have hired VISTAs through the Transmission Project (formerly known as CTC Vista) who have served as coordinators for our Community Technology Center. We do not currently have openings for VISTA members. Thank you so much for your interest! Please contact Sharon Bechtol, Volunteer Coordinator, with any questions at 415.546.6756 ext. 381  or