GET INVOLVED 

Guiding Parents is currently recruiting volunteers for the following positions:
 
Client Support Volunteer Roles

Give a year of service to strengthen families in our city. Apply today to become a volunteer. Complete the Volunteer Application located to the right. For more information, contact info@guidingparents.org

 

 

Parent-to-Parent Support Volunteer

Volunteers with the Parent Support program assist new mothers and fathers in meeting their fullest potential as parents by offering compassionate, non-judgmental emotional and social support. Parent volunteers are matched with clients in need of guidance, support and a listening ear. They also assist clients in finding information and community resources and provide referrals to other organizations or agencies. Volunteers must meet the following qualifications:

 

  • Must be parents themselves (biological, foster, adoptive, grandparent, legal guardian)

  • Must have a genuine interest in reaching out and supporting other parents

  • Must be at a stable place within their own families

 

 

Parent Support Program Coordinator

Develop and coordinate all aspects of the Parent Support Program by following the Parent Support Program Plan. Carefully match Support Parent volunteers with the appropriate clients. Oversee the Volunteer Training Program. Program Coordinator must meet the following qualifications:

 

  • Master of Social Work degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to supervise, empower and communicate well with Support Program volunteers

  • Experience working with a diverse group of people

  • Commitment to Support Program goals 

 

 

Community Outreach Coordinator

Develop and implement outreach activities aimed at providing information about parent support services and Guiding Parents event details to parents in New York City. Serve as a liaison to community partners and agencies. Develop and distribute messages through print and social media. Community Outreach Coordinator must meet the following qualifications: 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1+ year experience working with parents of babies and toddlers in New York City

  • Experience working with a diverse group of people

  • Excellent leadership,  communications and organizational skills

 

 

Volunteer Coordinator 

Plan, develop and coordinate all aspects of the Volunteer program. Recruit, attract, educate, recognize and retain volunteers. Assign volunteers, as required, to meet the needs of Guiding Parents. Oversee the Volunteer Orientation program. Volunteer Coordinator must meet the following qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1+ year volunteer management experience

  • Experience working with a diverse group of people

  • Excellent leadership,  communications and organizational skills

 

 

Program Assistant

Provides assistance to the Parent Support Program Coordinator, Community Outreach Coordinator or Volunteer Coordinator

 

 

Program Assistant (Spanish) 

Provides assistance to the Support Program Coordinator, Provides assistance to the Parent Support Program Coordinator, Community Outreach Coordinator or Volunteer Coordinator. Also provides assistance to Spanish-speaking Support Program volunteers and prospective Spanish-speaking volunteers. Must speak Spanish and English

Administrative Volunteer Roles
Complete the Volunteer Application located on the upper right side of the screen. For more information, contact info@guidingparents.org
 
 

Grant Writer

  • Write, edit, and coordinate inquiries, proposals, and reports for government agencies, corporations and foundations

  • Conduct research to find funding opportunities and potential donors

  • Maintain a calendar to track grant and reporting deadlines

  • Special projects and duties as assigned, including assistance with fundraising events

 

 

Marketing and Outreach Assistant

Help us advertise our Parent Support services to potential clients by distributing brochures, flyers, posters and other promotional materials to the businesses and organizations in your area.

 

 

Communications Assistant

Help administratively by drafting and editing content for the Guiding Parents quarterly newsletter, designing promotional materials and drafting email communications. 

 

 

Special Events and Fundraising Assistant

Assist with special events and the Lecture Series. Responsibilities include event planning, decorations, publicity, soliciting donations and sponsorships, welcoming guests, event set up and event clean up.

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Parent Volunteers only

To request more information:


Contact Guiding Parents

info@guidingparents.org

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