Volunteer at Kids’ Harbor
There are many different ways to volunteer your time and talents. Schedule a tour and let us help you find the perfect fit.
Direct Service Volunteers
Perform a variety of services such as:
- provide childcare, play games, etc. while siblings and/or caregivers meet with Kids’ Harbor staff or team members
- teach or assist with parent education courses
- provide childcare during parent education courses
- offer guidance and support to children and caregivers during our Kids-N-Court Program
Because of the confidential and unique nature of our work, direct service volunteering has specific requirements. To be eligible for this service volunteers shall:
- Pass a background check
- Complete 40 hours of applicable training (online, in-person, and on the job training)
- Commit to a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer service to Kids’ Harbor Programs. (There is no set time frame to complete the 40 hours)
Indirect Service Volunteers
There are so many things that happen “behind the scenes” to fulfil our mission and ensure our programs succeed to serve. Some areas volunteers make a difference are:
- Clerical Assistance (data entry, phones, mailings, etc.)
- Provide a meal(s) for parent education courses or Kids-N-Court Program
- Provide facility maintenance and upkeep
- Outdoor Landscaping
- Assist the Community Outreach Coordinator at various community trainings and presentations
- Setup and work a Kids’ Harbor informational booth at various community events and fairs
- Help with one of our many awareness and fundraising events held throughout the year
Training for indirect services varies based on area of service.
To start making an impact through volunteering, please complete the volunteer application, the volunteer worker registration form and background check and return to the Intake/Volunteer Coordinator at the location you’d like to volunteer your time.
Osage Beach – Jennifer Darnell, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Robert – Jeanne Morriss, email@example.com
Looking for an internship?
We have limited unpaid intern opportunities. Positions in our therapy program are usually filled one or two semesters ahead of time so please plan ahead. Opportunities in administrative functions, such as fundraising, are more flexible. To inquire about an internship please contact one of the Intake Volunteer Coordinators listed below:
Osage Beach – Jennifer Darnell
St. Robert – Jeanne Morriss