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Volunteer Application

 

Interested in serving alongside a team of volunteers from your church as they support families experiencing crisis reach their goals?
Learn more about each volunteer role below and fill out the application below!


A Host family creates a safe place for children whose parents are in crisis. The Host Family practices biblical hospitality when they (1) temporarily open their home to children (2) develop a relationship with the partnering parents and provide ongoing support for the family even after children return home.

  • Married couples applying as Host Family need only 1 application.

Click here to become a Host Family.

 

Family Coach
Family Coaches provide an opportunity to minister by facilitating the relationship between the partnering parents and the Host Family during a partnership by (1) supporting the host family and ensuring the well-being of the children in care and (2) providing support and mentor-ship to the partnering parent(s). Family Coaches help facilitate visits, and coordinate communication among the Family Coach Supervisor, the host family, and the partnering parents.

Click here to become a Family Coach.

 

 

Family Friend
Family Friends come alongside the host family and/or partnering parents to provide encouragement and prayer during the time of hosting which could include, but is not limited to babysitting, transportation, meals, and  support.

  • Married couples who are both wanting to serve as Family Friends are required to each submit a separate FF Application online.
  • If you are applying as Family Friend and wish to offer babysitting IN YOUR HOME, please email raleighadminvolunteer@safefamilies.net and advise you want approval as [FF+].  [FF+] simply means Family Friend with home inspection completed, allowing for in home babysitting.
  • If you  wish to provide overnight babysitting IN YOUR HOME, a Host Family Application is required.

Click here to be a Family Friend.

Resource Friend
Resources Friends help provide material needs like diapers, children’s items, meals trains, or professional services/skills like resume or job interview training to the team of volunteers as well as partnering parents.

Some examples are:

  • Therapy/counseling for couples, individuals, or children
  • Hair support services (barber, ethnic hair care support, etc)
  • Doctors, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners willing to volunteer their services
  • Moving company services
  • Automobile repair/mechanic services
  • HR skills: interviewing, resume writing, etc.
  • Budgeting and Financial Stability Assistance

Click here to be a Resource Friend.