The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Arapahoe County Department of Human Services builds strong communities by promoting the safety, independence and stability of individuals and families. The Child and Adult Protection (CAPS) Division is looking for volunteers to us in working towards our mission and providing excellent customer service to community members and families in Arapahoe County.
Volunteers make a difference in the lives of community members, families and children in need in Arapahoe County. We are currently recruiting for Foster Family Respite/Support Assistance Volunteers. In this position you could be helping foster and kinship families with a variety activities. These could include: childcare, tutoring, shopping, laundry, facilitating family activities and other things that may help alleviate some of the stress that foster families can feel. You and the foster family you are assigned to will determine the days, times and activities you will help with based on your availability and their needs and schedule. This position requires a commitment of at least 3 hours a week to provide respite assistance for an assigned family.
Age 21 or older
Complete the application process and pass a background check
Commit to volunteer in the position for a minimum of six months to one year
Good interpersonal skills
A desire to work with some of our County’s most vulnerable adults, children and families
To apply visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/arapahoe and search on Volunteer-Child Adult Protection Services Division