Child & Family Services is committed to helping the community we serve achieve personal growth and emotional health. We are turning to you to offer opportunities to share your time and talents with the community. For more information, please contact Catherine Martinez at (989) 393-4229. You can download an application from the link provided below.
Here are some of the opportunities available:
AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE: To staff the information booth/table during requested shifts and provide accurate information about Child and Family Services. Volunteers will pass out agency information/parent packets and engage participants to utilize the information being provided (example: Health and Safety Fairs, Agency Fairs, and City/Community Events etc.). Time Commitment: 2-3 hour shifts per event.
EVENT VOLUNTEER: Volunteers are asked to represent Child and Family Services for fundraising events (Strick Out Sexual Assault Bowl-a-Thon and Denim Day). Assist with corporate sponsorship solicitation, action item acquisition and marketing. Volunteers are needed to assist with day of event duties (examples: set-up, registration, selling 50/50).
Time commitment: Hours vary
SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH CAMPAIGN ASSISTANT Volunteer will assist with coordinating activities during the month of April – Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Positions begin in January and end in May. Events/activities include: Awareness Kick-off Day, Crime Victims Awareness Week, Denim Day Partners.
Time Commitment: Hours vary.
VICTIM ADVOCATE: To meet the direct needs of victims and/or significant others at emergency rooms and provide emotional support, offer information, give assistance with identifying appropriate resources, and aid in the problem solving and recovery processes. Travel is required for this position including trips to the SANE Exam Room, the Victim Advocacy training, and Victim Advocacy meetings at Child & Family Services.
INTERNSHIPS: Non-Paid: Sexual Assault Center (August – May) or (May – August), or CFS Opportunities (40-120 hours per semester).
GROUP PROJECTS: Please call our offices for more information and current needs.