​​​​VOLUNTEER ROLES 

 

BABY PANTRY ASSISTANT

Maintain the pantry  including washing, folding and sorting clothing. 

Solicity gently used items.

Time commitment.  You can be available on your own schedule and spend as much time as you want. 

There is no client contact with this position. 

No formal training is required. 


MENTOR

Work individually with one client at a time (mothers and fathers)

Serve as a support person and friend to one client.    Have fun with activities such as cooking a meal together, taking your client to an appointment, or going to the park.

One year commitment, with weekly contact.

Training and support for mentors will be provided.  Mentors need to attend a six session training prior to client contact.  

Some transportation assistance may be required. 

All mentors must complete the TCAPS volunteer screening, including a fingerprinting.  


TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT

Help drive clients to appointments, services at agencies, school, work or the Generations Ahead office.   

Time commitment.  You can be available on your own schedule and spend as much time as you want. 

We cannot reimburse for your mileage unless there is an extenuating circumstance.

TCAPS volunteer screening required.


LEARNING GUIDE

Resource guides in specific areas, such as  financial literacy coaches, tutors, etc..

Assistance with college applications and financial aid applications.

Parenting education, either a one-time class or series .

Life skills or enrichment classes that meet just once or a few times, such as cooking, yoga, music with babies.

Screening and training may  be required, based on what the volunteer is doing. 


SERVICES AND SPECIAL EVENT VOLUNTEERS

Party planners for special occasions such as Mother’s Day, Winter Holidays and Halloween.  

Services such as photography, fundraising, grant writing are needed.    

Screening and training may  be required, based on what the volunteer is doing.   


CHILDCARE

Weekly groups with childcare are offered to program clients. 

TCAPS volunteer screening, including a fingerprinting are required..  

A short training will be provided, depending on the volunteer’s experience and background.


If you have an idea for involvement or a service you’d like to offer, please contact Marjie Rich, Program Director, at 231-360-0053 or info@generationsahead.org.  

Generations Ahead empowers teen and young adult parents to take positive control to move their lives forward.

Caring adult volunteers are

difference makers!


Do you want to empower a young parent to improve her life??

Do you enjoy working with babies??

Do you have a special interest or talent you can offer??


If you’d like to sign up or learn more, please contact Marjie Rich, Director of Generations Ahead, at 231-360-0053 or info@generationsahead.org.  

VOLUNTEER  

SIGN UP FOR OUR

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

STARTING MAY 9th

call us today: +231.360.0053​

info@generationsahead.org