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Volunteer Criteria

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Complete volunteer application
  • Commit to a minimum 3 hour shift
  • Abide by the dress code as set forth by the House
  • Attend volunteer orientation

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Light housekeeping duties (dusting, vacuuming, etc.)
  • Kitchen tasks (cleaning cabinets, microwaves, stoves)
  • Help keep kitchen pantry/stockroom clean & orderly
  • Baking (cookies, cakes)
  • Prepare lunch or dinner for families
  • Help with quarterly cleaning of guest rooms
  • Clerical (answer phone, stuff envelopes, help with House projects)
  • General yard work (raking, planting, weeding)
  • Clean driveway/sidewalk with leaf blower & pick-up trash
  • Assist with fundraising events
  • Prepare newsletter for mailing (3x/year)

Volunteers Are:

Volunteers

Unsung heroes at the House!

  • Essential to the day-to-day operations of the House
  • Provide a clean, inviting atmosphere for children and families of children
  • Enjoy a cup of coffee and give a cup of kindness with a listening ear

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Dress Code for Volunteers

We are a family oriented facility, therefore we are expected to look, act and dress appropriately at all times. We are expected to be clean and neat in appearance so as not to offend or cause any House Guest to feel uncomfortable. The following is appropriate:

Casual attire:

  1. Slacks/skirts with sweaters or blouses
  2. Jeans with clear cut lines, appropriate lengths, No holes, rips or tears.
  3. Walking shorts with 3 inseam
  4. Pierced earrings are acceptable. Other piercings must be covered.
  5. Shoes/sandals should be comfortable and neat in appearance
  6. Tee shirts should be plain no design or message

The following is considered inappropriate:

  1. Gothic clothing/make-up/nail polish
  2. Faddish hair colors (pink, green, blue, purple, etc.)
  3. Exposed tattoos
  4. Dog-collars or bracelets with spikes
  5. Revealing halter tops, mid-rifts or tank tops
  6. Mini skirts
  7. Oversized jeans

Should a volunteer arrive not dressed appropriately he/she will be asked to leave and sign up for another day.