Volunteer

Closer to Home is a dynamic, innovative agency that is always looking for enthusiastic, committed volunteers to add to our team.

Please check the Volunteer Opportunities below for new and exciting opportunities.

Current volunteer positions:

Board Member(s)

  • We are looking for individuals to join our dedicated and knowledgeable Board who strategically guide the organization forward using a policy-based governance model. As a volunteer Board Member, you will contribute to the development, implementation, and approval of Closer to Home’s overall strategic plan and budget and guide the organization using Board policies and objectives. You will also represent and promote the organization at external events and with stakeholders, help cultivate prospects, and raise funds.

Does this sound like something you are passionate about? See the role description below and submit your resume to Jenaya Van Dellen at jvandellen@closertohome.com

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Find Great Opportunities with Closer to Home

Volunteers are treated with dignity, respect and consideration. We aim to create the best fit between our volunteers, programs, staff, children, youth and families. We have various opportunities that require different levels of time and commitment. We want to make sure it fits for you! All of our volunteers are given an Agency orientation and program orientation. We aim to prepare, train and support every aspect of our volunteers’ learning and personal growth.

Focusing on excellence, the Volunteer Program will, through strategic alliances, mobilize the appropriate volunteer and community resources to fulfill client needs. We will strive to demonstrate proactive and innovative leadership in the field of volunteerism.

The Benefits of Volunteering are Endless

  • An opportunity to build lifelong relationships with staff, children, youth and parents
  • Support the success in a child’s life
  • Let children know they are important and valued
  • Build pride in belonging to a dedicated organization
  • Make a difference in people’s lives

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact volunteer@closertohome.com. Be sure to review our current opportunities above for frequent updates!

All those interested in volunteering with Closer to Home would first contact our volunteer email, identify potential interest in positions available, and fill out an application form. You’ll be screened based on your skill development, interest and availability. A Program/Department will be identified based on all three criteria to become a volunteer. At Closer to Home, we want to ensure the best match possible between volunteers, our children, youth and families and our staff.

If accepted, you will be invited to the Program/Department and given an orientation by the staff. All volunteers must also review, accept and follow Closer to Home Volunteer policies and procedures. This information is provided to you and reviewed prior to site orientation.

We offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities and commitment levels to accommodate your availability, from special events (Kids’ Christmas Party), seasonal (Summer Camps), and regularly scheduled opportunities (weekly, monthly). We value your time and commitment at every level!