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.

DIRECT SERVICE VOLUNTEER ROLES:

Direct Service Roles are only available during our business hours.  As a licensed social service agency New Life requires all Direct Service 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.

Conquerors Group Facilitator or Mentor: Conquerors is a support program for women and men suffering from the painful effects of a past abortion.

Medical Provider (Medical License required): Provide STD testing and treatment.

Parenting Coach/Mentor: Provide encouragement and support to clients in our Parenting Plus program. Parenting Plus is an educational program that allows parents in need to earn items for their children.

Small Group Facilitator: Share your expertise and lead classes for clients in our Parenting Plus program. Areas of need are: pregnancy care, infant care, child development, healthy relationships, nutrition, wellness, budgeting.

Sonographer (RN or RDMS required): Conduct limited, first trimester ultrasounds.

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.

*There is always a great need for Spanish-speaking volunteers.

SUPPORT VOLUNTEER ROLES:

Support volunteer roles vary in needed availability and time commitment.  Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator for details about your area of interest. 

Administrative Office Assistant: Help in the office during business hours making copies, creating client packets, organizing materials, light cleaning and miscellaneous projects. (Requires application, background check and confidentiality training.)

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.

Clothing Closet Assistant: 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. (Requires application, background check and confidentiality training.)

Church Ambassador: 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. Email churches@nlfs.org for more information about this role.

Cleaning and Maintenance: Support our clients by helping to ensure a clean, efficient and welcoming center.IMG_1116

Cooking and Baking: 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.

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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