Come Volunteer With Us!

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As a non-profit organization we simply couldn’t operate without the help of generous volunteers! Below is a list of volunteer opportunities at the Children’s Advocacy Center. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Andrea Torres, Event & Volunteer Coordinator, at atorres@cac-ottawa.org or 616-336-5197. Andrea can help you with a number of different opportunities to volunteer with us! 

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Child Waiting Room Supervision

Assists with providing comfort to anxious and distressed children before/after their interview. When child abuse investigators are meeting with the children's parents, children will be supervised by this volunteer. Activities include reading, art projects, puzzles, etc.

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Facility Volunteer

Assists with the facility maintenance and cleaning, yard maintenance, snow removal, etc. This volunteer service can be on-going or on an as needed basis.

You must be 18 years old to volunteer at the CAC

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Community Volunteer

Any person and/or group that provides service through donations, fund raising, or time spent doing a one-time project. This may include such things as seasonal decorating, planting flower beds, making quilts, making cookies, etc.

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Office Volunteer

Assists with answering phones, filing, welcoming visitors, directing families to appropriate areas, making copies and packet preparation, This volunteer service is on an as needed basis.

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EVENT COMMITTEE

We currently have (3) main fundraising events annually. Each event has a separate event committee that meets anywhere from 5-7 times before each event. (Usually of a 4-5 month span). By agreeing to this commitment, you will attend all meetings and assist in soliciting donations, sponsorship's, new event attendees, etc.