Our crew of amazing volunteers are the heartbeat of SJWC!
If you are interested in joining our community please contact us at 520-909-3905.
Bring your compassion to Sister José Women’s Center and impact the quality of lives of our treasured Guests in practical and meaningful ways. Some of volunteer duties include: cooking and serving meals, sorting donations, assisting our guest in picking out free clothing from our shop.
Volunteer With Us
All Hands on Deck at SJWC!
You are invited to join us immediately in serving women experiencing the struggles of homelessness as a Sister Jose Women’s Center Volunteer. Give us a hand with providing socially-distant, masked, yet caring services to our Guests to help with their daily survival needs. That’s where Volunteers come in, who are truly “Sisters Helping Sisters.”
All hands on deck! During your weekly shift, you will see dynamic and committed women from every walk of life and responsibility level – volunteers, custodians, and administrators – all leaning in to help the women who come to our doors. And we would love for you to join us! You might be passing out food, making hygiene bags, selecting clothing, answering the phone, monitoring the laundry room, serving supper, making soup – you will be trained in every aspect of delivering services to our Guests.
Sound compassionate? It is. Sound challenging? It is. Sound meaningful? It is. Weekly shifts begin at 8:30 am and end by 12:30 pm, Mondays through Saturdays.
Interested In Volunteering?
Contact our Volunteer Director to arrange for a personal tour and receive a New Volunteer Orientation Packet to begin your journey of providing direct service to vulnerable women in our community.
Masks are required to be worn by all volunteers while working within the Center.
Laura Lynn, Volunteer Director
What Our Amazing Community Did in 2021
SJWC receives 70% of our support from individuals like you. Together we help women.
We accept donations on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m to 12 p.m.
520-909-3905 – 1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
We are currently NOT accepting clothing donations except for new socks, underwear and bras. We thank our community for their generous support.
Transportation and Outdoor Living
Sun Tran bus passes (critical for our clients)
Shopping carts that fold
Yoga mats (for sleeping outside)
Hygiene and First Aid
(full size and travel size)
Hair brushes and wide-tooth combs (new)
Hair products for women of color
Body wash and hand soap
Depends Disposable Underwear
Nail clippers and files
Tooth brushes/tooth paste
First aid items
Disposable Water Bottles
Pop-Top canned goods (chile, tuna, ravioli, etc.)
Oranges, bananas or fruit cups
Packaged snack foods (chips, crackers, fruit snacks, granola bars)
Electrolyte beverages such as Gatorade/Powerade
Paper plates and bowls
Disposable cups (no Styrofoam)
Liquid Laundry Detergent
We Love Our Amazing Volunteers!
Monthly Volunteer Hours
It takes over 1,400 volunteer hours each month to keep our services available to women in need.
Sister José Women’s Center
To Donate by Mail
Donations and other professional correspondence should be sent to:
P.O. Box 1028, Tucson, AZ 85702
To send mail to a guest, please use our street address:
1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
Tax ID: 46-1290517
AZ Qualifying Charitable Organization: 20826
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Sister José Women’s Center will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or military status.
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