Disaster Response Volunteers

Volunteers play an essential role in the work of Matthew 25: Ministries. The donated goods we receive must be sorted, counted, packaged, and put on pallets ready for shipment to various parts of the world.

In addition to assisting with processing these goods in our warehouse, Matthew 25 also welcomes volunteers to assist with our on-ground Disaster Response operations. Matthew 25: Ministries’ focus during disasters is typically on moving large amounts of critically needed aid into the affected area. When our Disaster Response Team deploys, we utilize a fleet of specialty vehicles to distribute initial loads of aid and set up distribution channels through partner organizations for future shipments. Volunteers help our Disaster Response Team with product distribution, folding laundry, food preparation and more. Any volunteers interested should be in good health and physical condition as many tasks will require some level of manual labor. Volunteers will be responsible for their own lodging, transportation, and meals. Disaster Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age or older. Any volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.


What To Expect


After submitting the form below, our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with next steps. Applicants will need to complete a registration form, background check, and all necessary paperwork before being considered for participation on the team. Disaster Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age or older. Any volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.


Our staff will place and train you on a specific workstation when you arrive each day. Tasks are simple and easy-to-learn, and many can be adapted to fit a variety of ability levels. Tasks include folding laundry, distributing supplies, and packing and organizing an assortment of products.


All Disaster Response Volunteers must complete a short training session, which will include learning the history of Matthew 25: Ministries and our Disaster Response program, training in program expectations, team procedures, and more.

Transportation & Lodging

Volunteers will be responsible for their own lodging and providing their own form of transportation. In addition, volunteers should plan to pay for their own meals during the duration of their time.

How To Volunteer

For more information on the Disaster Response Volunteer Team registration process, please complete the contact form below. Please note that completing the form below does not register you for the team. The Disaster Response Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you with additional information on how to get involved.