Lowell Parent Support Group Facilitator


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Family Resource Center27 Prescott StreetLowell, MA 01852


Parents Helping Parents: Empowering parents to nurture children and prevent child abuse.

Parents Helping Parents runs a network of support groups for parents who want to improve relationships with their children. Parents come to our support groups seeking encouragement and feedback on parenting-related issues. Shared leadership, trust, respect, responsibility, and positive parenting are key components of our support groups. Our groups provided a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for creating positive and caring peer relationships. Our approach is preventative; once the emotional support of the parent has been strengthened, a parent is better able to actively guide and nurture the family.

We need a volunteer (you!) to act as a group facilitator for a parent support group in the Lowell area. As a facilitator, you will be maintaining the safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment which characterizes our support groups.


  • Must demonstrate an understanding of stressors within a family that could potentially trigger child abuse and/or neglect
  • Have previous experience working with parents and families


  • 14 hours of training held in our main office in Watertown, MA
  • 1 year commitment meeting with groups weekly for 1.5 hours (day/time is flexible)


  • Mental Health
  • Crisis Intervention

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5-2 hours per week; 1 year commitment preferred
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