Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering at the Community Pregnancy Center, there are many options available to you. Several positions require training but many other positions do not. Listed below are the ways you can be involved. Thank you for your support!

Volunteer Orientation: A mandatory 2-hour orientation and tour of the Community Pregnancy Center for all potential volunteers.

Volunteer Training: Required 18-hour course for those volunteers working directly with clients. A $25 fee covers the cost of the materials. Training sessions are held at the Middletown Office, with take-home videos for some topics.

Positions:

  1. Client Advocates: serve our clients by offering counseling to women who come to the center for pregnancy testing or material supplies.  Typically the client advocate volunteers for a 2-3-hour shift each week.  The client advocate takes the client through the necessary paperwork and explains to her how to perform the pregnancy test.  She assists the client in seeing the options to a positive pregnancy test from a pro-life perspective.   She also shares the Good News of Jesus and the benefits of abstinence to the client.
    • Training Required: Volunteer Orientation, Volunteer Training
    • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours weekly
    • Location of Work: Middletown or Franklin Center
  2. Helpline Workers: allow this ministry to come directly into their homes. When the CPC  is closed, the telephone is forwarded to the home of a Helpline Worker, allowing ministry to our clients 24 hours a day.
    • Training Required: Volunteer Orientation, Volunteer Training
    • Time Commitment: Overnight (from the time the center closes (5pm to 7pm) to opening the next day (9am)
    • Location of Work: Home
  3. Receptionist: answers phone calls, schedule appointments, and greets clients.  It is the desire of the CPC to have a receptionist on every shift so that each client is immediately met with compassion and care.
    • Training Required: Volunteer Orientation, Volunteer Training
    • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours weekly
    • Location of work: Middletown or Franklin Center
  4. Care Closet Volunteers:  organize donations such as maternity clothing, baby clothing, and furniture items.
    • Training Required: Work with staff/ No special training
    • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours weekly
    • Location of work: Middletown or Franklin Center
  5. Office Help: Clerical assistance, mailings, cleaning, etc.
    1. Training Required: Work with staff/ No special training
    2. Time Commitment: As needed
    3. Location of work: Middletown or Franklin Center

Please call Donna at (513) 424-BABY for further information on training and becoming a volunteer at Community Pregnancy Center.

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