CYDC Volunteer Opportunities

2017 Volunteer Needs/Opportunities

Business Partners

  • Partner with Bakker Career Center (or other areas) to expose CYDC Children to new careers, sponsor an on-campus event

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    Homewood Suites by Hilton general manager Cori Lovern (front, black shirt) and Hampton Inn and Suites general manager Anthony Smith (to Cori’s right) giving a Hilton careers and recruitment presentation to CYDC teenage youth.
  • Internship/job opportunities
  • Long or short-term commitment individuals or groups

Administrative Services

  • Front desk receptionist duties, filing, accounting, etc.
  • Commitment is 4 hours/week, depending on availability

Homework Helpers

  • Helping children with homework during the school year in the Bakker Career Center
  • Math Tutors
  • One hour a week commitment

Evening Activities

  • Planning and executing activities with children in the homes (in the evenings)
  • Small groups
  • Commitment is once per month to once per year

Landscaping/Maintenance

  • Small to large “as-needed” projects (landscaping, HVAC, electrical gardening, etc.)

    Our children enjoying a day of inflatable water slides, BBQ and ice cream courtesy of community partner Joye Law Firm.
  • Need volunteers in all aspects of maintenance; please specify your area(s) of expertise in the comment line (on the form)

Outdoor “Play Dates”

  • Planning and executing campus-wide activities for all CYDC children on both campuses
  • Small to large groups only
  • Commitment is a “one-time” event to quarterly

Marketing/Social Media

  • Graphic design/layout and design, advanced website help
  • Annual marketing plans, assistance with local media outlets to secure PSA’s, press

Seminar Speakers

  • Speaking to small groups of CYDC children about an area of your expertise/interest
  • The Center for Life hosts 1-2 hour sessions to expose CYDC children to new life, leadership, or career skills. An excellent introduction to our children that often leads to other volunteer opportunities
  • Individuals or small groups
  • Commitment is a “one-time” event for 1-2 hours

Become a Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentor

  • Spend a few hours a couple times a month with a Little either at participating schools or in the
    BBBS of CYDC mentor Matt fishing with his Little, JayKwon.

    community

  • Minimum time commitment is one year for a match
  • Fill out an online application to volunteer as a Big Brother or Big Sister

Serving on Committees (Meets once a month for 1 hour)

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Advisory Council
  • Golf Tournament Committee
  • Gala Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Marketing Committee

Volunteer at CYDC Fundraising Events

  • A Night for the Children Gala
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament
  • Bowl for Kids’ Sake
  • Callen-Lacey Oyster Roast

For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact Casey Stradcutter at (843) 761-5360 Ext. 5 or cstradcutter@cydc.org.