Volunteer Program

Volunteers play a vital role at JESPY, working together with staff to enable adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to achieve their full potential and lead independent lives.

What You Can Gain from Volunteering

Gain Work Experience: Volunteering at JESPY HOUSE provides hands-on training and skill development. As an enrolled volunteer, you have opportunities to receive specialized training in a number of areas.

Explore Career Options and Network: Discover if you enjoy and are suited to this line of work. Volunteering also helps you make connections which may lead to new personal and/or career opportunities. 

Develop Skills & Enhance Your Resume: Gain skills and knowledge in dealing with special needs adults, leadership, community development, and more.

Make a Difference in Your Community: Volunteering with JESPY HOUSE will provide you with an opportunity to positive impact the lives of our clients, the environment, and the local community.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • Transition Services
  • Work Readiness and Employment Engagement (WREE)
  • Community-Based Supports
  • Day Habilitation
  • Residential Services
  • Clinical and Behavioral Supports
  • Aging in Place
  • Engagement & Enrichment
  • Athletics and Fitness
  • Health Education and Support
  • Administration

In consideration of the population that JESPY supports, all volunteers are required to undergo background checks and drug testing prior to becoming an on-site volunteer.

JESPY Volunteer Application