Volunteer With Us!

If you want to work with the girls directly, or take a more behind-the-scenes role, we have a place for you!

If you are interested in volunteering, or if you have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you.

 

Direct Ministry

Mentoring: 

As a mentor you would meet weekly or bi-weekly with your mentee. This mentee could be a resident from the group home, a client from our comprehensive case management program, or a 18+ young woman who has graduated from our program and is now involved in a thriver empowerment support group. 

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check, and take a three-hour mentoring training. If you want to mentor a residential girl, there may be additional training required. 

 

House Mom:

As a house mom, you would come to the group home every week, or every other week, and be extra hands for the staff. Help build relationships with the girls, provide activities, entertainment for the evening. Help out with dinner, and teach the girls life skills in a loving motherly way. Stay engaged with the residents, be helpful to the staff, and have fun! This is a consistent commitment. 

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check, and take a three-hour mentoring training along with a six-hour AEGIS (crisis intervention) training. 

 

Tutor:

As a tutor you would come to the group home one day a week and be available to help residents with their schooling. Have a subject you excel in? Let us know! We could schedule you to come to the house, or do a zoom tutor session. 

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check

 

Facilitate a Group:

If you are an expert in something, like yoga, creative writing, music, etc. you could potentially see if we have room in our schedule where you could come teach a class to our residents every week. This must be a consistent commitment. 

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check. Additional training may be required. 

 

Alumni Group Volunteer:

As an alumni volunteer you would assist with planning any activites we host for the support group. You could also join in our support groups and offer guidance, encouragement, and unconditional positive regard. 

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check, and take a three-hour mentoring training. 

 

Behind the Scenes

Ambassador:

As an ambassador you would represent Gracehaven in the public. This opportunity consists of helping facilitate Community Prevention, Intervention Education as well as Awareness events in the schools for minors, as well as adults, and anyone who wants to learn more about Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and Gracehaven. 

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check. Training consists of watching training videos online, completing a questionnaire about what you've learned, shadowing a staff member, and then recording yourself doing a presentation on Zoom and emailing it to staff for review. 

 

House Support:

As a House Support you would come to the house but would have little interaction with the residents. You would help out with tasks like cleaning, organizing, running errands, helping with groceries, and any other skills you may have i.e. gardening, car maintenance etc. 

 Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application, complete a theology survey, schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check

 

Virtual Tutor:

A virtual tutor wouldn't have a set schedule, but we would schedule as needed. You would meet the student and staff virtually to help with online learning.  

Eligibility Requirements: Must fill out volunteer application,  schedule a meeting with YFC HR department, complete a BCI/FBI background check

 

Organize Donations:

If you find cleaning and organizing relaxing, you could come to our Tree of Life office, or our campus and help clean and sort through donations. 

Eligibility Requirements: email Brooke at [email protected] and set up a time to come in. 

 

Events:

We have two fundraising  events throughout the year and an event for our partners. We could always use help on our committees and planning, as well as help with administration. 

Eligibility Requirements: email Teri Alexander at [email protected]

 

Maintenance/ Landscaping: 

If you'd like to help us with facilities and maintenance projects, we have several sites that could use your help. 

Eligibility Requirements: Fill out application.

 

Group Service Projects:

If you have a group who would like to do a project for Gracehaven i.e. plant flowers, paint, rake leaves, build a swingset etc. we would be honored to work with you and find a project. 

Eligibility Requirements: email Brooke at [email protected] and set up a date and time. All volunteers need to sign in and out when they arrive and depart. 

 

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