Volunteer Opportunities

For information on all opportunities, please contact Janet Tinsley at 502-893-3900, ext. 265, or jtinsley@famchildplace.org.

Certain volunteer positions require:

  • Age 16 (depending on volunteer opportunity).
  • A commitment of at least 2 times per month for 6 months or more.
  • Application, references, and current Tuberculosis test results.
  • Background checks (we will submit) & training.

Front Desk Volunteer

Front desk volunteers will assist staff by managing our front desk. Your responsibilities would include greeting visitors and buzzing them into the building, answering phones, data entry, filing, and creating client files. This would be the perfect fit for students and anyone who may want to use down time to do homework, read, or knit.

Shifts include: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Kentucky & Indiana offices

Out of School Youth Volunteer

Join our Out-of-School-Time team to help mentor Middle and High School youth after school and during the summer. You could work one-on-one offering help with homework or in a group leading an activity or game. If you like interacting with youth, this is the opportunity for you!

Shifts include: Monday-Friday, Time TBD

Children’s Supervision Volunteer

Children’s supervision volunteers will assist staff and families by supervising client children in the lobby. At times, clients bring their children with them to a counseling session. If you like reading, playing games, and keeping kids busy this would be a great role for you.

Shifts include: Monday-Friday, Time TBD, at Kentucky & Indiana offices

Community Outreach Volunteer

Help spread the Family & Children’s Place name and mission by hosting an information table at community events, schools, and fairs. Answer frequently asked questions, hand out FCP literature, and direct people to programs and services.

Shifts include: As needed, in Kentucky & Indiana

Donation/Collection Drive Volunteer

Lead your school, office, or faith-based organization in a donation drive collecting some of the items FCP clients need. You could choose to collect diapers and baby items for the HANDS program, school needs and individually wrapped snacks and drinks for the Out-of-School programs, or $25 gift cards for client families during the holidays or anytime to help with client needs all year.

Group Volunteer

Organize a group opportunity with your workplace, club, or family. Groups are often needed to do yard work, organize a storage closet, or sanitize toys in the family waiting areas.

Ambassador Volunteer

Family & Children’s Place looks for ambitious next-generation leaders who may be interested in the agency’s Ambassador program!

Ambassadors are volunteers who help create awareness of and support for the agency through speaking and networking opportunities, agency and third-party events and mentoring opportunities with members of the agency’s Board of Directors. It’s a fantastic opportunity for people to build their personal brand and make a big difference in the lives of children in our community!

Benefits include:

  • Build your network by working with F&CP’s robust base of volunteers, corporation, and individual supporters
  • A great foundation for individuals interested in further leadership roles within a non-profit organization.
  • Acknowledgement in official correspondence including our annual report and website.
  • “Ambassador of the Month”acknowledgement in social media and on the agency’s blog.
  • Invitations to exclusive events throughout the ambassadorship including Board meetings, receptions, and more.
  • Opportunity to join a Board sub-committee
  • Opportunity to present group projects to the Board of Directors at the end of the year

Contact lwalker@famchildplace.org if you are interested in becoming an Ambassador.