Volunteer

Volunteer SonographersThank you so much for your interest in volunteering at New Life Family Services!  We truly could not accomplish what we do without the faithful support of our volunteers.  There are many ways to get involved, please see the listing below.  While we have listed all of our volunteer roles, our needs do change.  Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator (volunteer@nlfs.org and 612-746-5667) to see if we currently have an opening in your area of interest.

At New Life we desire to help you as you determine which role is the best fit for your time and talents.  Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions you may have.

CLIENT SUPPORT ROLES:

Client Support Roles are only available during our business hours.  As a licensed social service agency New Life requires all Client Support Volunteers to pass a background check, agree to confidentiality, be trained as mandated reporters and earn 12 credits of continuing education, as mandated by the State of Minnesota.  Each of these requirements are completed through our agency, no training obtained outside of New Life is required.  The application for these roles is located to the right.

Administrative and Parenting Plus Program Assistant: Provide significant and critical support necessary for the overall operation of our offices. Core responsibilities and tasks include: answering phones, greeting clients, and serving clients in our Parenting Plus program. Parenting Plus is an educational program that allows parents in need to earn items for their children.

Latino Services Administrative and Parenting Plus Program Assistant: Assist our Spanish-speaking parenting clients. You must be able to speak conversational Spanish.  (See Parenting Plus Program Assistant above). This role is always a great need.

Men's VolunteerMen’s Services: provide one-on-one counseling to men obtaining services through our agency through pregnancy testing, ultrasounds and our Parenting Plus Program. (For men only).

Intern: Internships are available in appropriate areas of study. Internships last one semester for most majors, two semesters for Social Work majors. Space is limited.  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for a complete listing of available internships.

MINISTRY SUPPORT ROLES:

Ministry support roles vary in needed availability and time commitment.  Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator for details about your area of interest.  The Volunteer Application listed above is not required for these roles.

Baby Item and Equipment Donors: Support our clients in need of baby items by donating new and gently used items to our Clothing Closet. All equipment must be new. Call your closest office for a list of their greatest needs.

Church Partner: Act as a liaison between your congregation and New Life. Promote special events and communicate the needs and services of New Life to your congregation.IMG_1116

Clothing Closet Inventory Assistants: Our Clothing Closet allows clients to earn necessary baby and maternity items. Assistants commit to ensuring that our Clothing Closet is fully stocked with the donations received.

Conquerors Ministry Support: Conquerors is a support program for women and men suffering from the painful effects of a past abortion. There are multiple volunteer capacities available to support this program.  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for a complete listing of volunteer opportunities in this area.

Cooking and Baking Donations: Donate your time and talented cooking skills by providing homemade foods for New Life’s trainings, seminars, and meetings.

Marketing & Outreach Assistant: Help us advertise our pregnancy center services to potential clients by distributing our First Care Pregnancy Center brochures, posters, and other promotional materials to the businesses, schools, or churches in your area.

Office Assistant: Help administratively in the office. Responsibilities and tasks include: research, clerical work, and other miscellaneous projects.

Prayer Partner: Commit to praying for our ministry weekly through email updates.  Sign up here.

Special Events: Assist with special events up to three times a year.

About New Life Family Services

At New Life Family Services, we compassionately open our doors and our hearts to women and men who believe abortion is the “only” solution to an unplanned pregnancy. Through practical and spiritual counsel, we provide education and support with the hope each client will make a life-affirming decision for their unborn child.

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