Be a Volunteer with Families Forward Resource Center
Families Forward Resource Center (FFRC) is currently looking for a fleet of dedicated individuals to help with the increasing demand for community engagement efforts in Montbello, Green Valley Ranch and northern Aurora. We are excited to work with volunteers that have a vested interest in the communities we serve and in strengthening families. There are various volunteer opportunities in programs, development and administration. Please see the opportunities below and fill out the submission form if interested in volunteering for FFRC.
Community Health Volunteer: This individual will report to our Health Advocate, Veronica Armas. Duties include, but are not limited to: Attending outreach events, recruiting individuals for health classes, developing partnerships with other agencies, assisting with public benefits applications, and sitting on internal and external health committees.
Fatherhood Volunteer: Calling fathers to join the discussion on what is means to be a father and help FFRC's Fatherhood Coordinator, Ron Allen, by assisting with the following duties: recruiting men into the fatherhood program, calling and encouraging fathers to continue their mentoring, participating in various community events involving fatherhood and strengthening families.
Kinship Volunteer: FFRC's Kinship Advocate, Felicia Allen, is looking for an individual who is familiar with the world of kinship and foster parenting. This individual will help with the following duties: resource research, Kinship/Foster Parent's Night Out, receptionist duties like filing, copying, phones and assisting with the 'Solutions Group' aspect of the kinship program.
Youth Development Volunteer: These individuals will work closely with Family Advocate, Jerry Burks. FFRC is currently looking for individuals that would like join the Summer Camp "Kathy's Kamp" parent planning committee. This committee is open to parents that have children that attend Kathy's Kamp and individuals that may have a vested interest in keeping kids active and off the streets during the summer. We are also looking for volunteers interested in developing our Youth Leadership Squad which serves youth 14-18yrs.
General Program Support Volunteer: Year round program support is very much needed at FFRC. We have extensive Thanksgiving and Christmas programs that require extra hands in addition to a busy summer of outreach events where we would like to be present. Duties include but are not limited to: cold calling, office support, organizing and filing, attending outreach events, and volunteering for specific FFRC community engagement programs.
Development Volunteer: This individual will work with the development team and the Director of Development, La Toya Petty. Duties include: event planning, volunteering the day of major events, recruitment of additional volunteers, translations (English/Spanish), Fundraising and Campaign assistance in addition to community engagement in funding opportunities.
Office Assistant Volunteer: The Office Assistant Volunteer will work closely with the Director of Operations, Sandy Winston and the individuals housed at the Montbello office. This individual will help with incoming traffic, phone and front desk duties, and office upkeep.
With very low overhead and administrative costs, donating to the Families Forward Resource Center is a wonderful way to ensure that your charitable contribution has a meaningful impact on our community. In addition to money, please consider donating any of the following:
• Hygiene items (shampoo, deodorant, tampons, etc.)
• Baby supplies (diapers, strollers, car seats, formula, pacifiers, blankets, etc.)
• Non-perishable food items
• Gently used clean or new baby clothing
• Kitchen items
• Tickets (Nuggets, Broncos, etc.)
• Toys (gently used clean or new)