Volunteer FAQs

FAQS & Resources for Volunteer Service

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What are the different ways a person can volunteer? Volunteers can support ACH as individuals or with a group on a one time basis or regular.

  2. Is there an age limit for volunteers? Yes. Individuals must be at least 16 years old to volunteer. For groups, minors can participate with adults present.

  3. How often can a volunteer participate without being screened? Volunteers who support ACH once every 90 days or less do not have to complete the screening process.

  4. Do you have a minimum service commitment for volunteers? If you plan on volunteering more than twice in a 90 day period a minimum of 20 hours to be completed within 6 months.

  5. How often can a group participate in a volunteer activity or event? Without screening, groups can participate once every 90 days.

  6. Can a person volunteer if they are not 16 years old? Yes, but only for one-time or episodic volunteer occurrences with adults present.

  7. Does your agency offer court-ordered community service? No, not at this time. Click here for a list of eligible agencies.

  8. Are there other ways to get involved at ACH? Yes! We have yACH Young Professionals or a Women's Auxiliary you can join.