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Volunteering is an essential ingredient to ensuring the success of Liberty House and its mission.  We look forward to meeting you and learning about the ways you can share your time, energy and unique skills with us.

Volunteers Requirements:

  • Be 23 years of age or older

  • Sign a confidentiality agreement

  • Pass a criminal background check

  • Attend a Liberty House Voices Tour

Opportunities at Liberty House:

  • Family Support “Playcare” Volunteer

  • Child’s first introduction to Liberty House and our staff

  • Establishes connection with child and caregiver when visiting Liberty House

  • Interacts with children during caregiver interview

Office Volunteer:

  • Data entry and word processing

  • General office duties: i.e. filing, copying

  • Assembling files and packets

  • Mailing projects

  • Updating and organizing resource material

  • Other projects as needed

Special Events and Projects:

  • Assists with fundraising events throughout the year

  • Organizes and assists with informational tables at community events

  • Garden planting and clean-up

  • Prepares and assists with events related to Child Abuse Prevention Month (April)

If interested in assisting with these special event projects, please request that your name be added to our list of volunteers.  You will be contacted as opportunities arise to determine your level of interest and availability.  Events are held on weekdays, weekends, days and evenings. If you are looking for a way to involve a mature teen at Liberty House, these special events are a great way for him/her to be involved.

"VOICES"

Volunteers Offering Inspiration, Community Encouragement & Support

All volunteers are invited to join VOICES.  We meet monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 5:00-6:30 PM at Liberty House.  This is a fun time to meet other volunteers, stay connected, share ideas, and support Liberty House while working on small projects.

Garden Helpers

There are five sections in the garden.  We are looking for two volunteers to oversee each section.  The job does not require you to be a gardener (but helpful if you are one!) 

Expectations: 

  • Visit the garden weekly in the growing season and routinely in the winter (2/month).   
  • Inspect that plants are healthy, and the section has no debris or need for irrigation repair.   
  • Do some needed weeding.
  • Contact our Garden Captain when you need help or advice.   
  • Meet with the Garden Captain and other garden volunteers at planning meetings (2/year).

Facilities Team

The Facilities Team are an informal group of men, women or teens who are able to give one Saturday a year to work on a facilities related project at Liberty House.


Thank you for considering volunteering for Liberty House.  We cannot serve the children and families of our area without your help.

Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Adrienne Christian at 503-540-0288 or email her using our contact form.

 

"Volunteering for Liberty House is so purposeful. What a sense of accomplishment playing with a child whose life would look so much different if they weren’t able to come to Liberty House."

--Brooke G.

 

"The hour-and-a-half monthly commitment fits nicely with my busy schedule, while giving me the opportunity to volunteer for special events when I have time. It is wonderful to be supporting a much needed and important organization."

--Heather V.

"I hope that by my small efforts, The Children's Garden will continue to help heal so many people in the years ahead."
--Marc R.