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    Teen Parent Connection staff and participants depend on our volunteers to successfully implement service delivery, and could not provide the amount of support to our families without their dedication, time and leadership.

    For more information or inquiries about volunteer projects, please email info@teenparentconnection.org or call (630) 790-8433 ext. 239.

    Volunteer opportunities include:

    “ADOPT A SITE”
    The perfect opportunity for a group of friends,co-workers, corporate giving project, church members, or students. Request one of our group locations throughoutDuPageCountyto volunteer with!

    Time Frame: One month
    Weekday: Monday-Wednesday (depending on location)
    Time: Roughly 6:00-8:30 pm
    Number of Volunteers: 3-5 people (recommended)
    Requirements: One meeting with the Group Services Coordinator and a completed short-term volunteer application (per person).

    BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBER OR COMMUNITY ADVISOR POSITION

    Support the mission of Teen Parent Connection through board service. The board is responsible for providing governance, financial oversight, strategic planning, and building connections that help advance the mission.  Work collaboratively with 12-18 other board members to ensure and protect the public interest of the organization. Board meetings are held every other month. Committees meet in the month between board meetings. Share your expertise, build your experience, and meet others who are interested in making a difference for the children in our community.

    CHILDCARE COORDINATOR
    Are you over 21 and do you love working with children ages 3 months to 5 years? Become a volunteer Childcare Coordinator for our Group Services program! Responsibilities include supervising the childcare room at our group meetings and assuring the safety of the children. We would love your time 2-3 hours per week at one or more of our group meeting sites in DuPage County. Each group meets weekly throughout the year. A mandatory background check and fingerprinting are required. An understanding of child development and how to care for infants and toddlers is a plus. Use this experience to build your skills and knowledge of child development and organization.

    CHILDCARE PROVIDER
    If you are age 14 years or older, you can work under the direction of our Childcare Coordinator and help care for the children at our group meetings for 2-3 hours per week at one or more of our group meeting sites in DuPage County. You will have the pleasure of playing games with the children, holding infants, reading to the children, and other fun activities. You will not be required to change any diapers. A mandatory background check and fingerprinting are required. Some childcare experience is preferred.

    EVENT VOLUNTEERS
    Come join a vibrant group and help plan an event for a good cause. This opportunity allows you to meet others in the DuPage County community and have some fun! Joining an event committee is a great way to learn about Teen Parent Connection’s mission and work. We have two major events each year. Share your talent and help us with soliciting auction items, sponsorships, planning, decorating, public relations and event promotion.

    PARENTS’ PANTRY DRIVE – Crew Leader
    Teen Parent Connection’s Parents’ Pantry relies on donations from volunteers and community groups. Past pantry drives have been led by hospitals, corporate offices, women’s associations, scout troops, and local churches. As a crew leader of a pantry drive, you organize the location, duration of your particular drive, and solicit items such as diapers, wipes and formula. The crew leader also facilitates the transportation of the items and organizes the donations at the Teen Parent Connection offices.

    PREVENTION PROGRAM – COMMUNITY ADVISORY GROUP
    Teen Parent Connection is looking for volunteers for its Prevention Program’s Community Advisory Group (CAG).
CAG members include prevention program staff, peer educators, parents of adolescents, teachers, community health educators, concerned citizens, and adolescents. CAG members share information and guide one another in order to achieve our goals of promoting adolescent health and preventing teen pregnancy, STD’s/HIV/AIDS. 
For more information, please contact Elizabeth Witman at (630) 790-8433 ext. 226 or elizabethw@teenparentconnection.org

    For more information or inquiries about volunteer projects, please email info@teenparentconnection.org or call (630) 790-8433 ext. 239.

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