Thank you for all your help and willingness to give back to your community. Together we can make a difference in the life of a child!
Are you interested in volunteering at Children in Crisis? There are many ways to donate your time and talents as a CIC volunteer listed below!
Volunteer Positions with Children in Crisis
Children in Crisis Events – CIC has several events throughout the year that helps bring in funds to support, feed and clothe our children. If you are interested, please visit our “Upcoming Events” page. Email our Volunteer and Events Director Laura Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be placed on the volunteer email groups and see what upcoming events are pending, that need our communities volunteer time.
Reception Desk Help – Answer phones and direct calls, greet guest, assist with appointments, keep front foyer clean of all clutter, unload donation items where needed, help maintain informational material in the office.
Mail out Committee – (On call) Assist staff members with mailing out bulk mailings. Assist with mailing as needed which includes stuffing envelopes with materials, labeling envelopes, assisting with taking to the post office, as needed.
Pound the Pantry –Our large pantry is housed in the Recreation Building and is our first line of defense to feed our hungry masses! We need a few volunteers who would be in charge of helping us keep the pantry stocked with donations and insure non-perishables are rotated properly.
Building Maintenance (On Call)– Assist with maintaining interior and exterior buildings, as needed. Help repair sheet-rock, doors, replacing parts at playground and assist with building request, as needed.
Saturday Cleanup Crew – A cleanup crew is needed for Saturday morning to help with maintaining “The Children’s Neighborhood.” This includes laying sod, spreading pine straw, edging and pulling weeds, pressure washing sidewalks and carports. There may be other various projects through the year. This is an excellent opportunity for group volunteers.
Saturday Lawn Maintenance Supervisor– We are looking for a volunteer (or two!) to work with our volunteer groups each Saturday morning. The lawn maintenance supervisor would ensure tasks are completed each weekend and unlock equipment for volunteer groups.
If you’d like to work directly with our kids, please complete the Direct Volunteer Application and follow the Instructions to obtain Fingerprints.
Tutors – Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (3p-5p) – Preferred to have an educational or prior tutoring background, though this is not required. Assist children with educational goals; achieve good grades help in varying subjects. Additionally, the Educational Director may assign certain tutors to certain children.
Celebrate Me Parties – Great opportunity for a church group or group to get involved. Each month, a different group holds a birthday party to highlight any child who has a birthday that month. These parties are not held as CIC.
Helping Hands – Assist House Parents will daily supervision and directly interacting with the children to be an extra pair of hands after dinner and through bedtime routines- brushing teeth, preparing for the following day, brushing hair, reading bedtime stories and etc. This volunteer opportunity includes watching the children while the house parents prep dinner or clean up.