Aftercare Childcare Volunteer

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Families Moving Forward

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Finding the way home.

General Introduction

Families Moving Forward (FMF) is an emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness in Durham, NC. FMF is provides parents the opportunity to attend workshops during the weekdays on various subject matter such as financial literacy, Women's Empowerment, art therapy, etc. We are excited to begin offering workshops and programs tailored to the needs and interests of the families engaged in our Branching Out program once they have transitioned into stable housing. These families receive case management support for 12 months following their exit from shelter and now we are beginning to offer more of the enriching programs that we have been offering in shelter.

Aftercare Childcare Volunteer


  • 18 years or older
  • Have transportation to and from an offsite location
  • Access to email/phone for communication purposes
  • Background check
  • Ability to arrive at least 10 mins. early
  • Orientation & Quiz

Objective: Provide supervision to toddlers and school-aged youth in Families Moving Forward’s Branching Out Aftercare program.

Duties: Assist in leading games and activities with children and youth,

Size: Group Activities

Frequency: 1 hour once a week

Schedule: Based on availability Tues -Thurs 6:30 - 7:30pm

Location: off-site location

Please contact Courtney McLaughlin
Phone: (919) 683-5878 x 22

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About Families Moving Forward


300 N. Queen Street, Durham, NC 27701, US

Mission Statement

Families Moving Forward offers a temporary home to families with children in the crisis of homelessness. Working together, we create a path to stability and self-sufficiency through personalized services and ongoing community support.


Families Moving Forward provides the Nest and Branching Out to families with children experiencing the crisis of temporary homelessness in the Durham community.

Neighbors Experiencing Success Together (formerly Family Matters)
The NEST provides temporary housing for families with children combined with programs to help them build skills to return to a stable lifestyle and permanent housing as quickly as possible.Families must have children living with them for eligibility to the NEST and their expected to be less than 90-days.


Families stay together in a single family unit in the shelter. Families are paired with a case manager to help families achieve their goals, offer support and connect to local resources that help families address their causes homelessness.

Building Relationships to Anchor our Transition (Branching Out)

Branching Out helps families establish a permanent, stable home with the help of professional case management, well-training compassionate volunteers and access to emergency resource.


We'll work with your schedule.


300 N. Queen StreetDurham, NC 27701



  • Child Care


  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This can be a one-time volunteer or on-going volunteer opportunity.
  • Must complete Volunteer orientation and background check

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