Volunteer Opportunities

At New Friends New Life, we believe everyone has something to contribute so we place individuals where they are most passionate and gifted to aid the women and families in our program. 

Community Catalyst

Community awareness and education are crucial elements in the fight against sex trafficking and sexual exploitation. Greater awareness of this crime helps identify victims sooner and education prevents it from happening in the first place. You can help us accomplish both by becoming a New Friends New Life Community Catalyst for your neighborhood and hosting a free small group discussion led by our staff. For more information, contact New Friends New Life Volunteer Coordinator Jordan Brodehl at Jbrodehl@newfriendsnewlife.org

Wednesday Evening Meals

Wednesday evenings offer an opportunity for all women and children in the New Friends New Life program to gather together for dinner, bible study and life skills classes at a local church from 5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. This volunteer opportunity includes coordinating, serving and cleaning of the meal for either women or their children.  This is a great way for a book club, church group or office to serve!

Time Commitment: 5:15-6:45 p.m.

weekday lunches and dinners 

Throughout the week, there are various opportunities to provide lunch and dinner for the women and children taking personal development and education classes at New Friends New Life. Class sizes range from 7 to 25.  Some people prefer to cook, while others cater in meals – either is fine! View our meal calendar here to sign up for a date and time that works with your schedule: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/951e75 

Time Commitment: Varies/Flexible

Children's Program

You can leave a legacy, a change that will last for lifetimes to come by volunteering with the children of New Friends New Life! Volunteer to assist on Wednesday evenings from 5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. for our weekly programs or weekdays/nights depending of the need.

Time Commitment: 5:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesday Evenings, Various weekday evenings for programs

Resource Center

Act as the catalyst to change by working one on one and in a class setting with members through multiple capacities including tutorials, job readiness programs, professional mentorship, computer skills & more! The Center is open M-F 9am-5pm and after 5pm upon request or for programming.

Time Commitment: Varies based on scheduling. Includes day and evening classes. Typically 1 – 3 hours per week.

Fundraising Events

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the fun and excitement of New Friends New Life's fundraising events, which include the annual Luncheon and other community engagement events throughout the year. 

Time Commitment: Day-of Event assistance (typically 3-4 hours)

Second Chance Jobs Program

Be a part of true community change by partnering with us to provide a members the opportunity to intern or work part-time (20 hrs a week)!  This opportunity is life-changing for many of the women we serve in overcoming barriers to becoming successful and self-sufficient.

Partnerships

Interested in collaboration? Contact us about how your agency or organization can work together with us to impact change in our community and beyond!

Internships

Open the door to experience within non-profit counseling, development, social work & more!

Time Commitment: Varies based on scheduling

Administrative Support

Utilize your skills by supporting our staff administratively! There is an opportunity within each of the six programs (Case-management, counseling, resource center, spiritual support, children’s program, children’s counseling).

Time Commitment: Varies based on scheduling. 1-4 hours weekly

 


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