Volunteer with us today!

Developing K.I.D.S. needs you! We would love to have you volunteer with us. Below is a current list of volunteer opportunities during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

College Student Volunteers
  • Assist with homework assignments for any grades between K-12th
  • Facilitate a 1 hr. workshop for youth at our 2021 Youth & Young Adult Summit
  • Assist with outdoor Family Night Activities ***
  • Host a virtual fundraiser

***Masks, gloves and temperature checks will be provided for in-person support and mandator for participation of volunteers.

Below are volunteer opportunities under normal circumstances.

  • Assist once a week, twice a week, or for special events. During the school year, Youth Workshops take place from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays. Family Nights are held bi-monthly, often on Friday evenings. We also have holiday parties, poetry nights and other special activities. The Summer Program workshops and activities have volunteer opportunities between the hours of 9-5p.m., Monday through Thursday.
  • Facilitate a workshop of your interest or field of expertise for youth or adults (career preparation, cooking, crafts, motivational speaking, health, kickboxing, etc.) You choose the day(s) and time(s).
  • Prepare or contribute simple meals or snacks for youth.
  • Provide homework assistance from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday-Thursdays
  • Gather donations of various workshop materials, craft items, small incentive prizes, hygiene/hair products, games, videos, recreational equipment, tickets to events, gift cards, etc.
  • Coordinate a group volunteer night
  • Host a third-party fundraiser with your company or organization (e.g., $5 dress down Fridays; bowl-a-thons; etc.)

Download and complete our volunteer_application packet, then call 1-888-294-6554 ext. 3 or send an email to operations@developingkids.org for more information.

All volunteers must attend an orientation and pass a criminal and Department of Human Services Background check.

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