Volunteering

Volunteering

Volunteer Opportunities with GraceSon Housing Foundation

As a volunteer, you are a difference maker for the young mothers and children living at GraceSon, and the backbone for making this home possible!


       

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS

  1. Event Committee Members

If you are detail oriented, have an eye for decor, a creative mind, or simply want to support homeless teen moms in Spokane you are EXACTLY the person we need! And to top it off, this can be a “do from home” volunteer opportunity 🙂

Volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Decor (planning and/or day-of set up)
    • This time will help our guests feel special by creating a beautiful ambiance !
  • Guest Experience (Check in and Check out)
    • This team’s job is to make sure  guests have a positive experience by assisting with check in and check out at the event.
  • Live Auction Procurement
    • This team is in charge of gathering and organizing all the items for the auction. They need to be creative in coming up with ideas and persistent in pursuing them.
  • Silent Auction Procurement
    • This team is in charge of gathering and organizing all the items for the silent auction. They need to be creative in coming up with ideas and persistent in pursuing them.
  • Media/Marketing
    • This person or group is responsible for getting the word out about your event. They need to be creative, understand how the media works and even come up with a few novel ideas about how to spread the word and attract people to attend:
  • Program
    • This team will help count bidders during the live auction and paddle raise, sell raffle tickets, and more!

 

  1. Mentoring

Mentors work one-on-one with one of our residents and her baby as she navigates life challenges. We ask for a one year commitment and that you attend mentor training.

  1. Child-Care

Help provide child-care for residents’ babies to enable them to serve in the community each month. One-time per month, approx. 3-4 hours (must successfully complete background check)

  1. Home Maintenance Coordinator

Provide general home care including lawn care and simple handy-man projects.

  1. Administrative/Communications Volunteer

Provide assistance to the Executive Director in a variety of operational tasks. Includes assistance with social media, newsletter creation, and more depending on volunteers’ interest and abilities.

  1. Volunteer/Donations Coordinator

Recruit, manage, and coordinate all volunteer and in-kind donation activities for GHF; Hours vary but generally 5-15 hours per month.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL GROUPS

  1. Lawn Care (Fall & Spring)
  • Can be done on a one-time basis or ongoing.
  • Includes mowing, trimming, edging, weeding.
  • Early spring and fall includes outside window washing.
  • Lawn equipment provided by GraceSon.
  1. On Call-Winter Snow Removal
    • Can be done on a one-time basis or ongoing.
    • On-going any time snowfall is in excess of two inches.
    • Some shovels provided by GraceSon.
  1. Provide Childcare for residents
  • One-time per month basis to enable residents to serve others in the community.
  1. House Maintenance Projects (As Needed Basis)
  • Organize the garage, fix a fence, plant a garden, plant flowers, etc.
  1. Events
    • Help with the GraceSon Annual Event or a smaller event.
    • Plan an event or fundraiser of your own.
  1. Provide Needed Household Items and/or Groceries
  • Can be done on a one-time basis or ongoing.
  1. Provide Support and Encouragement to Staff
  • Can be done on a one-time basis or ongoing.
  • Prayer, regular notes of encouragement, small gifts

 

 

 

Please contact us to learn more or volunteer at GraceSon!