Your Time & Talent


We count on volunteers to enhance services for residents and reduce overhead, making donors’ dollars go further. Each year more than 1,000 community volunteers from student organizations, faith institutions, and civic agencies provide 25,000 service hours.

To volunteer please contact:

Volunteer Services Coordinator

P: 818-255-2775

Homework Help

Work with resident students after-school to help them complete their homework and learn good study habits.


Help our kitchen staff prepare and serve meals, set up the salad bar, wipe tables and chairs, and sweep the kitchen floors in one of our two shelter cafeterias. Cafeteria volunteers must be a minimum of 16-years-old to participate in food preparation.

Share Your Talent

Do you have a talent or skill that you would like to share with our residents? They would love to learn it! Recent activities include filmmaking and journalism workshops, singing lessons, sewing and cooking instruction, sports club and dance classes.

Collect & Sort Donations

Hold a drive for much needed hygiene items with your school or community group, then come to LAFH to sort the collections that will be distributed to our residents.

Prepare Resident Baskets

Prepare “Welcome” baskets for all of our incoming residents and “Good Luck” baskets for those transitioning to permanent housing that contain essential household items like toothpaste, deodorant, and cleaning supplies.

Birthday Parties

Host an on-site monthly party for all of the kids living in our shelters whose birthdays are in that month. Bring a treat and plan some games or activities for a fun afternoon.

Holiday Adoptions

Spread some holiday cheer to LAFH shelter and tenant residents by making Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner food bags or sponsor a holiday party in one of our community rooms.

Beautify Our Premises

Do you like to get dirty? Make our facilities shine with cleaning and landscaping assistance.

Office Support

Are your closets meticulously organized? We want your help to sort, file, label, and perform other fun organizing tasks that involve reams of paper and electronic data.



We organize with more than a dozen community coalitions and advocacy groups to systematically affect public policy on housing and homeless issues. Find out below how you can get involved today!

Housing California

Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH)

Home For Good – United Way of Greater LA

United Way’s HomeWalk

National Alliance To End Homelessness

Employment Opportunities


Open Positions

We are always seeking qualified professionals to help us move families home.

If you feel you are qualified for one of our positions, please submit a cover letter and résumé to:

LA Family Housing
Human Resources
7843 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91605
Fax: (818) 982-3895

Or apply online for one of our current job openings on the right.

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