Providence House


Childcare Volunteers


Childcare Volunteers

If you are committed to helping others, value communication and collaboration, and are passionate about our work to keep children safe and families together, we'd love to have you join our Providence House team!

Our Childcare Volunteers provide important support to our Childcare Staff through direct work with the children and through the completion of laundry, meal preparation, and light cleaning tasks.

Volunteer Eligibility

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Able to commit to a weekly volunteer shift of 2 or 3 hours

  • Applicants must complete all documentation required by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS):

  • Volunteer application

  • 3 positive references

  • Medical statements and TB test (forms provided)

  • FBI and Ohio BCI background checks

Volunteer Shifts

Volunteers may choose any day of the week to complete their shift. Childcare Volunteers make an ongoing commitment to the agency by volunteering regularly over time. They may choose any of the following time frames as their weekly shift:

  • 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • 3:00 to 6:00 pm

  • 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Training Requirements

Volunteers must also meet the training requirements set forth by ODJFS in compliance with our licensure (52 hours of training within the first year of service), including CPR and First Aid certification (which can be obtained within 6 months of starting volunteering).

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