Birthcare of Medina County welcomes volunteers to assist us in serving the basic needs of economically depressed families with young children. Volunteers are the core, the heart of our organization. Volunteers should be caring, non-judgmental individuals, willing to listen to and assist our client base with material needs and connect clients with available community resources.
Who can volunteer?
- Adults over age 25
- High school and college age students
What training is involved?
- Adult training session lasts about an hour and a half
- Teen training lasts about 45 minutes
- Newly trained volunteers work with experienced volunteers four times during their orientation period
When will I be expected to work?
- 2-hour office shift every 4-8 weeks
- Other volunteer responsibilities are performed as needed
What can I do to help Birthcare?
- Be an office volunteer serving clients
- Sort/organize incoming material donations
- Tabulate new donations
- Purchase items as directed to fill our shelves
- Write grants
- Keep statistics, enter client data
- Help with mailings or promotional materials
- Wash clothing donations
- Represent our agency at fairs, speaking engagements, community events
- Clean the office regularly
- Restock office shelves with inventory
- Help with computer needs or website
- Coordinate collection of needed items at your church, school, workplace, or community group