Volunteer

   

Wedgwood provides a wide variety of Volunteer Opportunities, ranging from helping with yard work to working 1:1 with a client in care.

To view and apply for our Volunteer Opportunities, click HERE.

Mentor

  • Mentor a child, age 8-17, living in a residential treatment home
  • Requires listening skills and positive leadership
  • Minimum of 1-2 hours/week interaction
  • Length of service commitment of 6-9 months

  

Clerical Assistance

  • Provide support to a variety of departments (i.e. filing, copying, collating, etc.)
  • Regular assistance needed for 2-3 hours per week or project assistance during peak periods

 

Activity Assistance

  • Teach a personal skill to clients (i.e. arts and crafts, music, etc.)
  • Length of service commitment depends on area of interest

  

Transporter

  • Be available on an on-call or regular basis to transport clients to and/or from school, to their home and also to medical appointments

  

Chaplain's Assistant

  • Work under the direction of the Chaplaincy Department to lead 1 to 1 or small group bible studies
  • Participate in on-campus worship services
  • Spend a minimum of 1-2 hours per week on a bi-weekly basis
  • Opportunities available to serve in GEMS or Cadets programs

  

Facilities Assistant

  • Perform general maintenance duties as needed in and around the facilities (i.e. indoor and outdoor painting, auto maintenance, furniture repair, landscape work, etc.)
  • Assist in transporting vehicles for routine maintenance appointments

   

Tutor

  • Assist clients in completing homework assignments
  • Work with clients in a small group or on an individual basis as needed
  • Meet with clients 1 time per week for a minimum of 1 hour

   

Church Family

  • Adopt a specific home and take clients from that home to church services or activities
  • A minimum of 2 times per month
  • Suggested length of commitment of 6-9 months

   

Manasseh Home

  • Mentor or help facilitate activities in the Manasseh home
  • Specific trauma focused trainings required
  • Minimum of 1-2 hours a week interaction
  • Length of service commitment of 6-9 months

   

Youth Enhancement Program

  • Assist clients in a group setting using skill-based teaching to reach at risk youth in home based care
  • Service commitment of 1 semester from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. or 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. one night a week

    

Group Mentoring

  • Small group of individuals assist in program activities and groups for residential clients
  • Collaboration with residential staff members
  • Commitment depends on group development

   

Young Life Volunteers

  • Assist Young Life Leaders in organizing activities for clients
  • Facilities active participation during activities
  • Service commitment of 6-9 months

      

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