Volunteers Needed. Please click here for more information.
Information and Opportunities:
In-Home Volunteer Mentors
The Parent Resource Center’s In-Home Mentoring Program continues
to be “the heartbeat” of the Center. These dedicated
community volunteers are recruited, screened and complete an
program. Volunteers serve in one or more of the following capacities:
support for first time mothers during labor and delivery
Pregnant young mothers are matched with specially trained and closely
supervised volunteers. These volunteers act as advocates during
coaches during delivery and provide daily intensive in-home emotional
and educational support following the birth of the baby.
mentors to high risk families, both teens and adults
These volunteers work one-on-one with families to reinforce the
information that is presented parenting classes, offer emotional
support, act as role models and become a positive influence
in their lives. Volunteers provide a minimum of 1-hour visits
weekly in the home to work on positive
parenting, to interact with the parent regarding issues to
strengthen the family and additional topics surrounding:
a positive social support system
Volunteer Mentor Class
- Call the Parent Resource Center at 209-549-8193 if you are interested in learning more about our Volunteer Mentoring Training classes. These classes are held twice a year. Pre-register is required for these classes.
- The next scheduled training to be announced.
for parenting classes
These trained volunteers assist the staff facilitator/case manager
in weekly parenting education classes.
These community volunteers bring their knowledge, talents and caring into
hours per week adding
component to the on-site parenting
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Do you remember someone who has made a difference in your
life, giving you guidance and direction? Was there someone who showed
you they truly cared about you and helped you to succeed? That someone
can be YOU!
you are looking for a meaningful and rewarding volunteer experience
call the Parent Resource
Center at 549-8193. Training sessions for
Volunteers and Co-Facilitators are held throughout the year so call
the Center today!
a difference, show someone you care. BE
Other Volunteer Opportunities:
- Childcare Assistants:
During the 2 hour parenting education classes, the Center offers
Often a barrier to families receiving services is the absence of reliable
parents to attend
barrier, thus creating a positive environment
for learning. Childcare
is provided by a well-trained staff and includes a parent/child interaction
of each class.
the success of this
between the child and the assistant. Adults
and teens who love to work with young children in
environment are encouraged
volunteer in childcare at the
Parent Resource Center!
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Your Gift of Time and Talents:
The Center welcomes volunteers from the community who would like
to utilize their various talents and skills.
The on-site parenting classes welcome presentations/demonstrations
for families from
community members such as:
- medical professionals
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The Parent Resource Center Advisory Committee is a dedicated group of community
volunteers who plan, organize and host fundraising activities and events for
Center. They are representatives
Center and are a
community businesses and corporations. Volunteers from the community are
welcomed to join the Advisory
Committee in two capacities:
Committee – Requires attendance
at monthly Advisory Committee
meetings to plan fundraising events and serve on committees.
Committee – Available to help at fundraising events of their
choice. These volunteers would be asked to either set up, staff or clean
up at the Center’s