Each Jesus-follower is gifted by God for the good of others and the advancement of the Gospel. God wants us to use these gifts to serve other people inside and outside of the church. There are a number of ways to get involved throughout our region; take a look at a few below.

Buffalo City Mission

Become a volunteer at the City Mission serving as a chapel speaker, retail attendant, receiver, meal service assistant, clothing organizer, or craft coordinator. Invest in others, change lives, this is your Mission!

Cross Training Athletics

We are in need of adults who love sports and would like to be a part of a team who vote on character athletes of the game. The sports we are currently handing out awards for are football, wrestling, boys and girls soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. Watch games free, get fed, and bless young people.


There are many ways for people to become involved at Gateway-Longview and make a difference whether it is long term or short term.

Heritage Christian Services

There are opportunities for everyone to get involved with HCS and make a difference in the lives of the people with special needs. You can volunteer as an individual or as part of a group; for a one-time event or participate in an ongoing program. Opportunities also exist in the spring, summer, and fall to tend the gardens.

Imaging Community Gardens – Hope House

Imagine Community Gardens maintains a vegetable garden on this site and depends on adult female volunteers to staff it. Garden experience is not necessary. Many social activities are focused on the children at this site and involve small group activities including crafts and games. Any woman interested in joining our established volunteer staff should contact us.

Imaging Community Gardens – Lockport Locations (Ontario St. and Washburn St.)

Volunteers are always welcome to help care for the flower beds and vegetable gardens used to resource inner city churches.

International Students Inc.

We would love to have individuals and families befriend international students and scholars and even facilitate basic Bible discovery groups with them.

Isaiah 61 Project

Isaiah 61 can always use men, women, and teens to help at our project sites. We have landscaping needs, clean-up tasks, and various construction related jobs to choose from.

Jericho Road

Jericho Road Community Health Center has on-going volunteer opportunities at the Eastside Programs site, as well as, with the other six community development programs. Volunteers can engage in mentoring, teaching ESL, after-school tutoring, child care, and building cleaning and maintenance.

Lockport Care Net Pregnancy Center

Now that we are a medical facility, our clients have increased by 50%. We are looking for those who have a heart for the sanctity of life, believing the love of Christ is central for those facing unplanned pregnancy to join us!

Lockport CARES

How can you make a difference in your community? Volunteers are the lifeblood of Lockport CARES Emergency Homeless Shelter.

Matt Urban Hope Center

You can help at the Hope Center by assisting with community dinners, donation organization, and light cleaning of facilities.

Pioneer Camp and Retreat Center

Year round opportunities exist in maintenance and with the Developmentally Disabled Program.

SonRays Ministries

SonRays Ministries has volunteer opportunities in the areas of gardeners, meals, and visits for seniors.

The Teacher’s Desk

You can help with product packaging, inventory check-in and sorting, and product replenishment.