Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities 

Many of the following Volunteer roles can be worked on a flexible schedule anywhere from 1 hour to a few hours per month depending on the role. Please feel free to ask questions about anything that sounds like a fit for you. Our community is built by many hands and yours may fit exactly what we need!

Hostesses

Hostesses assist during hours of operation and are available to:

  • Greet and welcome guests
  • Maintain receptions area (keep clean, stocked)
  • Offer refreshments to guests
  • Offer prayer when appropriate
  • Answer questions, offer resources

Inventory Assistant

Inventory Assistant will assist Administrative Assistant with facilitating monthly supply orders/purchases and receiving/putting away orders. Tasks include:

  • Using a standardized supply list, take a monthly inventory of supplies on hand and communicated to Administrative Assistant who will determine the supply order
  • Solicit from Director and other staff any additional supply needs to communicate to Administrative Assistant
  • Coordinate with 1) Administrative Assistant to pick up or receive delivery of monthly supply orders and 2) with Director to put supplies away at the Center

Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Maintenance volunteers have a servant’s heart to support the program by providing a few hours one day (weekend, early morning or late evening when facility is empty) each month for deeper cleaning of the facility. Tasks include:

  • Mopping of floors in all areas
  • Vacuuming carpets
  • Dusting all surfaces
  • Cleaning up of hospitality station
  • Dusting blinds
  • Bringing to the attention of Executive Director if there is any facilities maintenance or repair need that is observed

Lending Library Organizer

The Lending Library Organizer will help to maintain the donated books and lending library. Tasks include:

  • Reviewing donated books to determine if appropriate to NDWC participants
  • Logging in of books
  • Preparing books for the shelf (library pocket/card)
  • Organizing books on the shelf
  • Tracking returns of loaned books
  • Maintain book request list (for often requested books to solicit for donation on our “wish list”)

Office Assistant

Office Assistants will support the Administrative Assistant with a variety of tasks to support daily operations including:

  • Enter Information into Computer Database
  • Make Copies
  • Send Faxes
  • Take Inventory for Purchases
  • Assemble Packets
  • Filing 
  • Organizing storage/work areas
  • Other tasks as delegated by the Administrative Assistant

Workshop/Class/Seminar Assistants

Workshop/Class/Seminar Assistants make themselves available to assist Workshop/Class/Seminar Presenters with the following tasks:

  • Set-Up Chairs and Equipment
  • Preparation and Set-Up of Refreshments
  • Greet and Welcome Participants
  • Ensure that Participants sign in and provide contact information
  • Collect and Document Donations
  • Offer Refreshments 
  • Distribute Handouts
  • Support Presenter as Needed
  • Collect Evaluation Forms 
  • Clean-Up of Chairs/Equipment/Refreshments

The following Volunteer roles require greater commitment and experience. We would love to hear from you if you see something that may be of interest and you think you may be a fit!

Presenters – Friday Night Lite

Presenters for FNL are warm and personable, are an expert in an area of interest to women, have experience in leading/facilitating small groups and are able to lead a lively, interactive discussion on a topic of interest to women. FNL Presenters will:

  • Propose topic(s) of interest to the Director for approval (see Activity Proposal form)
  • Supply an electronic “blurb” and graphic to be print ready for promotional materials including Facebook event and newsletter
  • Prepare materials and handouts for participants
  • Communicate with Workshop Assistant in advance regarding needs 
  • Introduce self and promote NDWC at the event
  • Create an icebreaker to help women to self-introduce and connect/set the tone
  • Facilitate topic in an interactive discussion (the goal is on connection)
  • Provide evaluation form
  • Encourage donations
  • Supply a small door prize

Bible Study Leaders

Bible Study Leaders have strong desire to facilitate the Word of God to women who may be new or young in the faith. Leaders must have experience in facilitating small groups of women through 6-8 weeks of material (can include a book and/or video series) and for making it practical and relevant to the lives of the participants in the group. Bible Study Leaders have the ability to provide grace and non-judgmental support while also speaking Biblical truth in love. Bible Study Leaders will:

  • Propose group topic/focus to the Director for approval (see Activity Proposal form)
  • Supply an electronic “blurb” and graphic to be print ready for promotional materials including Facebook event and newsletter
  • Prepare materials and handouts for participants
  • Distribute participant information packets and ensure that they are filled out and returned to the Administrative Assistant
  • Collect and document fees 
  • Communicate with Workshop Assistant in advance regarding needs 
  • Ensure a safe, warm and supportive environment for participants
  • Consult with Executive Director with updates on progress of the group or receive support/direction as needed
  • Maintain contact information/attendance forms 
  • Provide a participant evaluation to be completed at last session and given to Administrative Assistant

Workshop Leaders 

Workshop Leaders have a talent or gift to share with other women that can be introduced and enjoyed in a one time workshop. Examples include “Make-it and Take-it” Workshops (i.e. crafts/art), “How-To” workshops (i.e. cooking/gardening/style/makeup) and other types of practical and fun gatherings that women would love to attend (i.e. Zumba, game night, dance lessons). We are open to your suggestions! Workshop Leaders will:

  • Submit an Activity Proposal form for review and approval 
  • Configure a budget for supplies needed to help determine a per-person cost for the workshop
  • Supply an electronic “blurb” and graphic to be print ready for promotional materials including Facebook event and newsletter
  • Arrange with the Administrative Assistant for purchase of needed materials
  • Prepare materials and handouts for participants
  • Collect and document fees 
  • Communicate with Workshop Assistant in advance regarding needs 
  • Ensure a fun, warm and supportive environment for participants
  • Provide a sign-in sheet to be submitted to the Director following the workshop
  • Provide a participant evaluation to be completed at last session and given to Administrative Assistant

Support Group Leader

Support Group Leaders have strong experience in facilitating small groups of women through 4-8 weeks of material (can include a book and/or video series) related to a specific topic relevant to the needs of women. Support Group Leaders have the skills to provide empathy, emotional support, resources when needed while maintaining appropriate boundaries and structure to the group. Support Group Leaders will:

  • Propose support group topic/focus to the Director for approval (Activity Proposal form)
  • Supply an electronic “blurb” and graphic to be print ready for promotional materials including Facebook event and newsletter
  • Prepare materials and handouts for participants
  • Distribute participant information packets and ensure that they are filled out and returned to the Administrative Assistant
  • Collect and document fees 
  • Communicate with Workshop Assistant in advance regarding needs 
  • Ensure a safe, warm and supportive environment for participants
  • Consult with Clinical Supervisor with updates on progress of the group or receive support/direction as needed
  • Maintain contact information/attendance forms 
  • Provide a participant evaluation to be completed at last session and given to Administrative Assistant

Board of Directors

New Day Women’s Center is governed by a Board of Directors who are passionate for the mission of NDWC, are motivated to make an invested commitment to supporting the program, have the ability to bring financial resources to the program whether personally or through outside contacts, have strong experience in an area nonprofit growth and development (finance, fundraising, development of donor base, marketing, social media, grant writing, etc.) and love to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team. Expectations for Board members include:

  • Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able.
  • Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary.
  • Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by NDWC mission, objectives, and programs.
  • Help communicate and promote NDWC mission and programs to the community.
  • Become familiar with NDWC finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.
  • Understand the policies and procedures of NDWC.
  • Financially support NDWC in a manner commensurate with one’s ability

Other Areas of Need:

  • Website Support & Maintenance
  • Social Media 
  • Events Team Volunteers
  • Graphics Design for Event Flyers, etc.
  • Mentoring
  • And More…Tell us your ideas!