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At GRACE volunteers are a vital part of our programs and services. Whether you’re an individual, part of a church group, a scouting troop or a corporate team, there’s a place for you in our volunteer program. Click here to view the GRACE Informational Video.
TYPES OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE:
GRACE offers bi-monthly volunteer orientations for both new and Community Service Restitution (CSR) Volunteers. We ask that all CSR or New Volunteers complete orientation before they begin.
We offer new volunteer orientation twice a month for anyone who is interested in getting started volunteering at GRACE. GRACE offers many types of volunteer opportunities that would fit into anyone’s schedule. During the volunteer orientation you will learn about the GRACE mission, all services and programs that GRACE provides to our clients, GRACE Resale and Donations, and GRACE needs.
Community Service Restitution (CSR) Orientations:
Community service orientation is for individuals who have court appointed, attorney appointed, or school appointed community service. Community service orientation is MANDATORY before you can begin volunteering at GRACE. During the CSR orientation one needs to bring their paperwork from the school or court. At this time you will be ask to commit to dates and times that you will volunteer. The application will be provided during orientation.
*Please Note*: Please bring your court paperwork to orientation. Due to the nature of the work we do here at GRACE, we cannot provide community service restitution opportunities to persons with theft, burglary or fraud, violence of assault charges or charges related to these.
As of 2/19 GRACE can accept felony charges on a case-by-case basis, and has the right to not accept some cases.
If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at the GRACE Outreach to Health Community Clinic, click here for a list of available positions and contact information.
Eagle Scout or Community Project Volunteers:
Most group projects do not require volunteer orientation completion, and involve a brief planning meeting with a GRACE Staff Member. Those interested in participating in a volunteer project can contact Development & Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com
Choose from a list of different types of volunteer opportunities here.
UPCOMING ORIENTATION DATES:
Volunteer orientations are virtual until further notice. Once you submit a registration form, you will sign up here to attend a virtual orientation. Typically, the orientation will bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 3:00pm-4:00pm for Court Order Community Service Volunteers, and from 4:00pm-5:00pm for all other Volunteers.
Please note that volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent’s signature on the application prior to volunteering.
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU COME:
Click here to fill out our form. Once completed, the form will be sent to GRACE to be reviewed. You are still required to attend orientation, and forms will also be available to fill out at any Orientation.
Orientation Parking Information- Thank you for wanting to volunteer at GRACE! We ask that you do not park in spots labeled for Food Pantry parking. Those are reserved for our clients and we want to make sure they have a place to park! Parking is limited and you are allowed to park on the street.
|Client confidentiality is very important to us. We require background checks and provide specialized training for volunteers serving in positions with direct contact with GRACE clients. For more information or questions about volunteer opportunities or the orientation process, please contact GRACE the Volunteer Coordinator, or call 817-305-4655.|