Volunteers are the heart and soul of Lighthouse. They generously give of their time and skills to make an important difference in the lives of children and youth coping with a death of a family member or close friend, and to provide support for their caregivers. Our volunteers tell us they receive as much as they give from volunteering.
Our Lighthouse volunteers generously commit their time in a variety of roles. Read about some of the volunteer opportunities with Lighthouse, below.
Group Facilitators are part of a team of staff and volunteers who lead discussions and facilitate play and other activities that help children and youth connect with others, explore their feelings and experiences with grief. Facilitators receive comprehensive training and ongoing support from our professional staff and volunteer approximately 3 hours in the evening, once every two weeks.
Steps to becoming a Group Facilitator:
We rely on our event volunteers to prepare, organize, and assist at our fundraising events. This can include:
There is an opportunity for everyone!
There are many other opportunities for volunteers to offer their talents: