Volunteer Opportunities


Below is a listing of volunteer opportunities currently available:

Administrative

  • Assist with clerical duties such as helping assemble mailings
  • Answer telephone (receptionist)
  • Assist with filing
  • Data entry

Fund Raising

  • Serve on the Pinot & Picasso event committee. This committee begins to meet in the early Fall all the way through to the actual event that is held in the latter part of November.
  • Serve on the White Shirt Night event committee. This committee begins to meet in the month of March all the way through until the event takes place in mid-June.
  • Serve on the Gift Planning committee. The members of this community assist with donor identification, donor retention and assist with cultivation activitie

Community Awareness

  • Serve on the Marketing committee. This committee meets on a monthly basis and is directly involved with the marketing activities (community outreach) of Helping People Succeed.
  • Become an ambassador of Helping People Succeed by joining our Speakers Bureau.
  • Help identify and contact gated communities, churches and civic organizations who may be interested in learning more about Helping People Succeed.
  • April Showers – a month-long event where “shower” boxes for baby item donations are distributed throughout Martin and St. Lucie counties. You may help contact local businesses, deliver boxes and check-in with the business periodically.

Programmatic

Baby Steps—Children’s Division

  • Assist with assembling the BRAIN (Building Readiness among Infants Now). This bag contains information on parent education, community resources and other information. We desperately need someone to copy, collate, and make binders for this program—an ongoing need so the staff completing home visits can focus on the children they serve. This bag is distributed to more than 1,500 infants and their children annually—this is an ongoing project.
  • Music and Movement Classes are held throughout the week for children up to age 5 and their parents. Duties would include checking people in, helping during the classes by making sure people are participating, cheering on the activities, and assisting with picking up toys and musical instruments at the end of the session. This is an ongoing regularly scheduled activity.
  • Community Living—Assists adults with disabilities learn about their communities

  • Assist with learning efforts for adults with disabilities through working directly with the participants in a variety of settings such as community outings (picnics, trips to the library, etc.) and volunteer outings (delivering meals on wheels, humane society, etc.)—always with a Helping People Succeed staff member present.
  • Behavioral Health Services

  • Volunteers needed during the summer – an eight week long camp for at-risk youth.
  • Employment Services—Assists adults with disabilities obtain and maintain employment

  • Assist with identifying potential employers.
  • Assist with learning experiences for individuals seeking employment such as helping write resumes, outings and other activities that help prepare a person for work—always with a Helping People Succeed staff member present.

Contact Us!

If you are interested in volunteering contact Glenna Parris by phone 772.320.0778 or email at gparris@hpsfl.org

Our Mission

Contact Us


Helping People Succeed provides choices and opportunities that help children, families and adults improve their quality of life through education, training, and employment. Our passion is building successful families and futures–one life at a time!

Helping People Succeed
1601 NE Braille Pl
Jensen Beach, FL 34957

Tel: 772.320.0770
Web: www.hpsfl.org
Email: gparris@hpsfl.org

DIRECTIONS

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network Agency for Persons With Disabilities Children's Services Council of Okeechobee Florida Department of Children & Families Children's Services Council of Martin County Healthy Families Florida United Way of Martin County Division of Vocational Rehabilitation *The Florida Department of Children and Families. Partially funded by the Martin County School District.
 

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