Program Support Volunteer for "Dad's Corps" Military Families


Cause Areas


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


Hancock Elementary School3303 Taussig StreetSan Diego, CA 92124


Program: Dads Corps provides opportunities for active duty and veteran fathers to learn to thrive as parents, partners, and providers through peer-to-peer discussion around topics like communication, discipline, child development, co-parenting, the father’s role, showing and handling feelings, dad’s work, what it means to be a man, among others. More information about Dad’s Corps can be found at

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Providing communication to clients/community on upcoming Dads Corps activities
  • Data entry logging survey data
  • Supporting preparation and logistics of day-long events
  • Supporting outreach opportunities to further the reach of program
  • Supporting childcare supervision (helping with homework and other activities), if needed
  • Maintaining a clean and organized environment

Volunteer Benefits

  • Involvement in the strengthening of neighborhoods and communities
  • Understanding of the military community
  • Participation in meaningful work resulting in a sense of accomplishment
  • Development of an appreciation for teamwork and shared goals
  • Non-clinical case management and community engagement skills
  • Improvement of personal life and the lives of others in practical and long-lasting ways
  • Will be invited to attend our annual Volunteer Recognition Lunch in June

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and flexibility
  • Understanding of trauma informed care & Strengths based communication
  • Organization and event planning skills welcome
  • Must have reliable transportation

Education and Experience:

  • Experience serving as or with working with military community
  • Early Child Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Related Field, a plus

Training or Support

  • Will receive support and guidance from Program Manager

Volunteer Time Commitment

Length of service:
Ongoing (with a minimum commitment of 4.5 months), starting January 2018 (1/24/18)

Day(s) of week and time(s) volunteer is needed:

  • Classes are on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Preparation time for activities may add an additional hour a week


  • Data Entry
  • Child Development
  • Program Management
  • Public Relations
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 4.5 months, starting in January (1/24/18)
  • Fingerprinting and TB Test

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