We are not training new volunteers at this time. However, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form and we will be sure to contact you as volunteer positions become available!
Direct Care Volunteers work directly with children, teens and/or caregivers impacted by serious medical condition or death. Direct Volunteers must be at least 16 years old (except where indicated), complete all required paperwork, participate in all required training, pass a background check and make a minimum commitment of 1 year.
In-Direct Care Volunteers to work behind the scenes to ensure all our programs have the administrative and financial support they need to be successful. In-Direct Volunteer roles vary widely but include: Office Volunteers, Special Events, Board of Directors, Event or Board-level Committee work, specialized group projects, select Internships, and more.
We do not offer individual or family counseling. We are a peer support program which means we provide opportunities for children, teens, young adults, and adult family members to meet with others their own age who are also grieving. As a volunteer, you’ll use the group facilitation skills you’ll learn in training to help create a safe, accepting, and welcoming group experience for all participants.
Volunteers meet for their assigned support groups Monday through Thursday nights, 6:00-9:00.
As a volunteer, you’ll work under the direct supervision of a staff Group Coordinator. You will work with other volunteers to facilitate the group. You’ll also have guidance from the Group Coordinator during pre and post-group meetings.
Yes. While we will happily be saved the expense of your background check if you provide us a copy of your current FCC, your authorization to run an updated background check form (when needed) is required.
Volunteer Training is offered approximately 4-5 times each year, as needed. Our current training typically takes place from 9am-5pm on select Saturdays, and asks volunteers to be present for the full day and to invest additional time following the training with the provided materials.
Please note, as we are not currently in need of new volunteers, we do not have any Volunteer Trainings scheduled.