The trusted leader in homeless Rescue and Recovery services since 1949

Individual client-contact volunteers are active, dedicated Christians who are called to have consistent, hands-on interaction with the guests and residents of Waterfront Rescue Mission.

*Volunteers must be over the age of 18.

Volunteers must fill out the High Impact Volunteer Application

Once received, a member of the Volunteer team will contact you to schedule your Volunteer Encounter.

Please submit application to
For more information, please call 855-853-8655


All volunteers must be placed on the schedule by the Ministry Team in order to serve.

Client Influence Volunteer Opportunities

  • Mentor

    • Job Summary: Think of it as being a Godly friend to Recovery Program client. Commitment to weekly phone conversations, bi-weekly meetings (go to a ballgame, a cookout, bowling, something where you have time to talk).

  • Chapel Speaker

    • Job Summary: Share a word of encouragement for those who come for lunch or who stay the night in the Mission’s Shelter.

    • Time Commitment: 6 months; weekly or monthly responsibilities.

  • Van Driver

    • Job Summary: Drive mission van, delivering and picking up of program men to appointments.  Pick up of donations.

    • Location: Pensacola Men’s Mission

  • Mission Support Staff

    • Job Summary: This individual will perform duties like working in the kitchen with kitchen staff, receptionist duties of answering phones, as well as greet and direct guests.