You can empower our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives.

As a Chrysalis volunteer, you will work directly with our clients, helping them prepare for, find, and retain employment. By providing job skills training, individualized support, and encouragement, you will empower people to overcome barriers to employment and achieve their personal and professional goals, setting them up to achieve long-term success in the job market.

We are actively recruiting volunteers* to support clients in person. Remote volunteer opportunities may be available upon request. Please continue reading for more details on volunteer requirements and how to apply.

*In-person volunteers must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis).

Volunteers change lives through:

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Job-readiness class facilitation
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One-on-one resume-writing services
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Practice interviews
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Assistance with cover letters
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Gathering job leads

What is required of a Chrysalis volunteer?

Please consider the following volunteer requirements before applying:

  • Availability during our operating hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PT)
  • Volunteer opportunities are regular and ongoing (not one-time or event-based)
  • Access to a phone, computer, and Wi-Fi
  • Proficient computer skills & comfortability with Google Drive and Outlook
  • Minimum six-month commitment
  • Ability to volunteer every other week for an hour at a minimum (weekly is also an option)
  • Ability to report to a Chrysalis center as needed
  • 18 years or older
  • Adherence to Chrysalis policies, procedures, and processes
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot, if eligible (exceptions are limited)

Volunteering with Chrysalis is an extremely rewarding experience. If you are passionate, outgoing, and interested in contributing to our mission, this might be a great fit for you! Thank you – we hope to hear from you soon!

“My parents did not have a resource like Chrysalis, and they sacrificed a lot to give me an education. I can use what I have learned to give back.” - Eshaan, Chrysalis volunteer

Complete the Chrysalis Volunteer Application

If you are interested in attending one of our volunteer information sessions listed below, please start by filling out our volunteer application. Should we find a match between your availability, qualifications, and our needs, a Chrysalis staff member will be in touch to discuss next steps.

Volunteer Information Sessions


Every third Thursday of the month
2:30 to 4 p.m.


Every first and fourth Thursday of the month
2:30 to 4 p.m.

Please complete our volunteer application for more information: