Your efforts as a volunteer for young children can make a big difference for the children and families of this community. Below are highlights of a few of the available volunteer opportunities. Feel free to contact us if you are interest in doing something special that is not listed below.

As an individual, business or organization, you can…

Share a hobby, craft, or personal collections with children. Read stories to children. Provide clerical assistance to early childhood organizations. Teach adults who work with young children how to use a computer. Help improve facilities which provide programs and services for young children and families. Serve on committees or boards affecting early childhood programs and services. Become a Guardian Ad Litem — a court appointed volunteer for an abused/neglected child–to help ensure that the best is done for a child involved in a court case. Tutor parents of young children in adult literacy. Assist in a summer program for young children. Staff registration tables at children’s fairs or events. Provide translation to Spanish-speaking parents and children. Serve as a guest speaker about early childhood development. Provide, prepare, and distribute snacks at children’s events and fairs. Provide free child care during committee meetings, community forums, and other events. Consider becoming a foster parent. Consider adopting a young child. Mentor young families. Adopt a local early childhood program, and offer volunteers, the use of facilities, financial support and other resources. Share expertise with early childhood development and family support programs. Serve on committees or boards affecting early childhood programs and services.

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