Volunteering

Some volunteers come in on a regular schedule, others visit just once. You can make a difference at our Center based around your availability. Below are the volunteer positions that we currently have available.

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERS

Passion Project What is your passion? Yoga? Soccer? Art? Baking? Create a positive environment where the children learn fundamental skills, teamwork, and responsibility. Whatever your talent, we welcome you to share it with our kiddos.

After school (4-7) weekends or summers

Donation Center: Our 3rd floor donation center houses all of our clothing, bedding, personal care, and school donations. We utilize it as a shopping center for our children. We are always in need of individuals and groups to organize clothing and stock our shelves to make it an easy place for our kids to shop.

Monday-Friday 9-5 or by appointment

Special Events Volunteer: Join us in the planning of one of our 3 major fundraisers: Tux and Tennies Gala and Auction, Whaley Golf Classic, World’s Greatest Office Party.

-Join a Host Committee- attend monthly fundraising focused meetings. Procure items/donations for live and silent auctions. Advocate in community for support of fundraising efforts.

-Day of event opportunities include registration, auction assistance, manning profit centers, set up, tear down.

Academic Support: Monitor student performance, review content, help problem solve, develop study skills and organizational techniques to help improve academic performance.

After school (4pm-7pm) or summers

Don’t see something you are interested in? Please check back regularly, because these positions will change. Or, you can contact Cat Pace at CPace@WhaleyChildren.org to find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you.


GROUP VOLUNTEERS

Whaley Children’s Center would love to host your group to volunteer. While these activities may vary from the positions listed above, groups make a huge difference at our Center. We would love for you to come in and help clean, do landscaping, paint, or even host a small dinner for our children. Please contact Cat Pace at CPace@WhaleyChildren.org.

BECOME ORGANIZATION OF THE MONTH

As the Organization of the Month, you commit to at least two volunteer days on campus. These days can consist of a tour, an activity with the kids, a party, or general campus cleanup. Volunteer days must be chosen at the beginning of the month and all volunteers must provide their information for background checks at least a week prior to the volunteer days. As the Organization of the Month you will be highlighted on our social media accounts.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

-18 years of age or accompanied by an adult when volunteering

-Complete a criminal background check

-Must have TB & Drug Test if volunteering for more than four hours a week. (We provide testing)

What are the benefits of volunteering at Whaley Children’s Center?

  • Did you know that one hour of volunteerism equals $25.43 in contribution to our organization? Your volunteer services allows the Center to allocate more funds towards programs and services our children need.
  • Enriching our children with knowledge and skills while giving them the tools to empower them to have a brighter, more successful future
  • Building relationships, gaining new skills and professional contacts