Volunteers help us grow!

LSH relies on volunteers to support and supplement many of its services.  Volunteers have the opportunity to work in a variety of capacities.  We are always looking for more help, and look forward to a meaningful service experience with you!

Volunteering at LSH


Farming on our Inter-generational Urban Farm

Work together with teens and seniors to cultivate vegetables for our Hungry 2 Healthy program.

Cleaning, organizing, and painting at our homeless shelter in West Philadelphia

Help us keep this space beautiful and clean for the homeless mothers and children we serve.

Working with teens on project-based learning

Whether it’s creating a farm stand or preparing a community meal, you can work with teens to expand their horizons and grow. This is adaptable to long-term or one-time volunteering.

At-home domestic violence advocacy, including letter writing and calling elected officials

Want to contribute from home? This is always an important way to support to our efforts to expand and improve services for domestic violence survivor.

Tutoring with our Community Education and Employment Department

Work one-on-one on math, literacy, or computer skills with an adult who is ready to change their life for the better.

Organizing a food drive

We are always happy to accept healthy food for our food pantry

Thank you for your interest!

For more information on individual volunteer opportunities with Lutheran Settlement House, please contact Tyrena Richardson at (215) 426-8610 ext. 1213 or email her at trichardson@lshphilly.org.

For group volunteer opportunities contact Erica Zaveloff at (215) 426-8610 ext.1218 or email her at ezaveloff@lshphilly.org.

You can also Click here to fill out a volunteer form.