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Parenting Time Center Volunteer Opportunities

Someplace Safe VounteersHelp provide a safe, neutral location for exchanges and supervised parenting time. To volunteer, please contact a Parenting Time Center (PTC) in your area.

Click for the PTC Volunteer Description

New Volunteers

Volunteers may print and complete the Volunteer Handbook before their first meeting to assist us in finding the best fit for them. Additional forms may be completed at the first in-person meeting with PTC Staff. Contact the Director of Parenting Time Centers at emilyn.h@someplacesafe.info for more information.

Opportunities

Center Services

  • Visitation Assistant: be a second adult present during monitored parenting time. Volunteers are present but the parenting time is between the parent and the child. The volunteer is not actively involved.
  • Exchange Assistant: Volunteers facilitate the exchange by meeting with each parent and assisting the child in successfully meeting and departing from one parent to the other during the parenting time exchange.

Administrative Support

  • Office Records Assistant: Assist staff in maintaining statistics and information for grant reporting, assist with data entry, make copies.
  • Phone Support: Answer calls, refer calls to appropriate individuals, take messages.
  • Go-for: Run errands between office locations as needed.
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Facilitate quarterly volunteer trainings and keep volunteer applications and files up to date, providing scheduling and support services for volunteer staff.

Maintenance Support

  • Maintenance Assistant: Provide handyperson assistance as needed, including painting and light repairs.
  • Cleaning Assistant: Assist in cleaning and organizing the centers and toy rooms.

Donations and Support

  • Direct fundraiser: Solicit items and resources from local individuals and businesses as assigned.
  • Truck Availability: Provide a pick-up truck to assist in moving items.

Upcoming Events

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April 17

Douglas Advocacy 12th Annual Spring Fundraiser - Virtual

(stay tuned for COVID-19 related updates)

22

May 22

Bowling & Chili Fundraiser, Ortonville

Alley Cat Bowling, Ortonville

Event Calendar

March is Women’s History Month.

Monday 03/01/2021Each year we take this opportunity to reflect on how women have shaped history. It is also a time to recognize the accomplishments of women, as well as the challenges they faced, and to draw strength and inspiration from the remarkable women who came before us.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Monday 02/01/2021Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe short-term and long-term consequences on developing teens.


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