blue ribbon bash 2The Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center is seeking individuals that are motivated and inspired by empowering children, parents, and families within our community through education and support. We need caring people to get involved and support our mission to protect the futures of the precious children in the Jefferson and Shelby county areas of Alabama.

Volunteers can help by….
• Serving on a Board that helps plan policies/ strategies of the agency.
• Raising funds to support Center programs
• Promoting agency awareness through community fairs, talking with individuals or speaking in public.
• Aiding office staff in day to day tasks.
• Assisting group facilitators in parent education classes.

Volunteering connects you to others…An important benefit of volunteering is the impact on the community. Volunteers can make new friends, expand their network, and boost social skills.

Volunteering is good for mind and body…It provides mental/physical health benefits. It can boost self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. Volunteering is good for any age, but especially older adults.

Volunteering can advance your career…Volunteering can help you get experience and meet people in the field.

Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life …A fun way to explore your interests and passions. It renews creativity, motivation, and vision that can carry over into your personal and professional life

Volunteers must be willing to invest time and effort to help others, go through Volunteer Training, submit to criminal and child abuse & neglect background checks and attend a personal interview.

Upcoming Volunteer Trainings:

March 25, 2015 9:30am -2:30pm
July, 22 2015 9:30am-2:30pm
August 26, 2015 9:30am-2:30pm
Saturday, October 17 10am-2:30pm
(other trainings will be scheduled as needed)

For more information you may contact our Volunteer Coordinator
Melanie Sokol at (205) 801-5151

You can also apply online here!

…or download the volunteer application as a PDF.