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Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Fund-raising Planner

Children’s Connections, Inc. needs assistance in planning for fund-raising activities that will support adoption.  In particular, we need funds to support the following services:

  • Adoption information, resources and referral services to any adoptive family who wishes to adopt in Texas
  • Case management for pregnant women who are deciding if they wish to parent or place their child for adoption
  • Resources and support services for pregnant women considering adoption for their child, prior to their being matched to an adoptive family
  • Case management for adoptive families adopting older children through the foster care system without becoming foster parents

We need a volunteer who can prepare an annual fund-raising plan for our agency.  Tasks include:

  • Looking through existing electronic e-books and other resources on developing a fund-raising plan,
  • Visiting with agency staffers about ideas for fund-raising projects and tasks, and
  • Developing a plan that provides specific tasks for staff and volunteers each month over the course of a year.

This volunteer may work virtually from his or her own home or office.  This task requires that the volunteer have access to a computer with Word and email capacity.

This volunteer position will work with the Chief Operations Officer at Children’s Connections, Inc.

Please call 1-800-456-4862 if you are interested in this volunteer opportunity. 

Peer Advocate for Positive Choices

Children’s Connections, Inc. is looking for volunteers to work with pregnant crime victims.  Pregnancy can be a joyous experience but for the survivor of a crime that joy may have been overshadowed.  Our Peer Counselors guide, support and encourage pregnant women as they traverse the legal and medical systems after a crime.  This position allows you to help pregnant crime victims make positive choices.

Duties:

  • Accompaniment to law enforcement  meetings or court hearings
  • Accompaniment to at least 3 medical visits
  • Being available by phone and/or text
  • Delivering brochures to OB/GYN medical offices and clinics, hospitals, law enforcement, district attorney’s offices, crime victims services agencies, schools, social service agencies, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or be in the process of obtaining a degree

Requirements:

  • Attend free training via conference calls and webinars
  • Provide proof of car liability insurance (you are not required to transport)
  • Must pass criminal and child abuse/neglect background checks
  • Must live in Texas

You will receive:

  • Free continuing education credits for licensed professional counselors, social workers, school personnel, child care providers and foster parents in Texas

Please call 1-800-456-4862 if you are interested in this volunteer opportunity.

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