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Join a volunteer opportunity to help families at Solutions for Change

Volunteer Opportunities

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Contact: Kimberly Scates | kscates@solutionsforchange.org | (760) 941-6545 ext. 319

Ongoing Opportunities

Monday Night Childcare Helpers

While our residents attend job training classes we need volunteers to watch their children. We need a minimum of 8 adults to properly staff for the children’s safety. The remaining volunteers can be 16 and older. This is a great service opportunity for your family, friends, school, club, church, or business. Sign Up

Thursday Night Childcare Helpers

While our residents attend meetings, their children need to be kept busy and our childcare helpers do just that. On the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month, 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm. Volunteers need to be 18 years old, however, they can bring volunteers 16 years and older to help. Sign Up

Weekday Childcare Helpers

We need volunteers to help watch children as parents fill out paperwork to enter our program. Sign Up

Mentor Our Teens

We are looking for mentors that are at least 21 years old and reside in North County. These volunteers will be mentoring youth of our resident families from the ages of 13-18. We are asking for a one-year commitment with a minimum of 4 hours per month. Solutions for Change will provide initial and ongoing training to the mentors. Please contact Georganna at 760-941-6545 x326 or gketchum@solutionsforchange.org

Saturday Morning Childcare

Every Saturday morning, 8:45 – 12:00, while our parents are taking responsibility for deep cleaning their home, we need childcare helpers to watch and play with the children ages 0 – 12. Volunteers need to be 18 years old, however they can bring volunteers 16 years and older to help. Sign Up

Prepare and Serve Dinner

Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve dinner at the new Intake and Access Center (IAC) located at the main Vista campus. The center is the first step for families entering the program. Sign Up

Groups Only: Saturday Landscaping Crews

For groups of 5 or more, Solutions has two properties that need regular landscape maintenance. On Saturdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am volunteers are needed to mow, weed, trim, and clean up around the Vista properties. Sign Up

Project Home Makeover

Handy volunteers (age 18 and older) are needed to help prepare homes for families. Interested persons will receive an email 24-48 hours in advance. Simply confirm that you will be present and then get your skills on! Let us know if you want to be included on the list of volunteers available Mon – Fri, 8:30 – 5:00.

Donation Needs as of September 2017

 Halloween Costumes

Each year at Solutions, we have a Halloween Costume Shopping Day for the children, ages 0 – 12. Please consider donating any new or gently used costumes to our main Vista campus.

Click here to view our complete list of furniture needs.