We are proud to announce the launch of our brand-new volunteer program! Click here to see our volunteer opportunities and complete a volunteer application.
How Do I Begin?
If you are interested in volunteering, start the process now! Apply today by clicking here.
Our development department will call you for a personal interview. Please note, all volunteers will be required to complete a background check before volunteering. For additional information, please contact the Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-836-7177 x338.
What Opportunities Are Available?
The Arc NCR has a number of individual volunteer opportunities, as well as group and corporate volunteer activities. These volunteer opportunities include:
Administrative: Tasks include filing, data entry, supplies inventory
Direct Support: Filing, General/Deep Cleaning Housekeeping, Yard Work, General House Repairs/Maintenance (Power Washing, Painting, Drywall Repair, Lighting Installation, etc.)*, Cooking, Car Washing, Gardening, Playing games, Teaching/Classroom Assistants, Craft Days, Community Outings.
Treatment Foster Care:** Childcare support during foster parent meetings and support group meetings. Meal donations for foster parent meetings and support group meetings. Transportation to and from appointments for foster children.
Holiday Events: Caroling, House Decorating, Holiday Meal Donations and Delivery, Holiday Gift Drive (Shopping, Wrapping, and Delivery), Holiday Crafting, Party Planning/Execution and Cookouts.
* Tasks may require basic maintenance skills.
** Treatment Foster Care opportunities require FBI and Child Protective Services checks and finger printing (at the cost of the agency).
Group and Corporate Opportunities Include:
Adopt a House Program– We are looking for companies and organizations to build relationships with our supported individuals by making an annual commitment to adopt one of our residential homes. This adoption would consist of working with the Residential Team/Supervisor and completing at least one of the events from the above list each month.
Adopt a Family Program– We are looking for companies and organizations to build relationships with our foster families and Family Support Services families by making an annual commitment to adopt one of our families. This adoption would consist of completing at least one of the events from the above list each month.
A Day Out with Community Partners- We are looking for companies and organizations to build relationships with individuals supported through Community Partners, an adult day program that supports people’s desire to find and enjoy a mix of meaningful community based activities. We are looking for a commitment to organize and participate in a community activity/outing with the Community Partners program. Activities can include, but are not limited to, taking classes, exercising at an athletic club, and pursuing volunteerism.