Volunteer with Jeremiah

Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers are a critically important part of our success. Together we help single moms and their children learn, grow and succeed. Your commitment of time and talent can make a measurable difference in the success of our families.

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. Training is provided, as needed, to ensure a positive experience. See the volunteer options below. Volunteers are especially needed for childcare and Cook for Kids during our empowerment courses.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are volunteer-driven. More than 1,400 volunteers contribute nearly 19,200 hours annually to help us break the cycle of poverty two generations at a time. Click the + sign next to each volunteer opportunity to learn more.

  • Child Development Center
    Volunteers are responsible for providing care, supervision, and guidance to the children in our CDC. Hours range from all day to a few hours a day. We are looking for volunteers who can make a monthly or weekly ongoing commitment.
  • Cook For Kids

    Purchase, prepare, and serve a meal for families on the evenings when mothers attend empowerment classes.

    Frequency: One night a week running on spring & fall semesters from

    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Cook once, once per month, once per quarter… it’s up to you.

    Perfect team building service opportunity for corporations, faith communities, civic organizations, families, friends, and neighbors.

  • Childcare

    Help care for the children of Jeremiah while their mothers attend empowerment and life skill training.

    One night a week running on spring & fall semesters from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

  • Administration

    Help with office duties, such as database work, mailings and other helpful administrative tasks.

    Experience: working in an office setting, computer savvy

    Frequency: one day per week preferred

  • Special Events

    Help with our 2×2 Generation Builders luncheon held every spring, our Journey for Hope gala held every fall, or other special events that support Jeremiah Program in Fargo-Moorhead.

  • Welcome Baskets

    Welcome our new participant families by providing a welcome basket brimming with items that are useful when settling into a new home.

    Frequency: Flexible; this is an ongoing need

    A great group endeavor. 

New to Jeremiah?

Fill out the online application below to help us match your talents and interests with the location where you would like to volunteer.

I have volunteered in the office and with serving meals. I love making the meals because it gives me a chance to meet the mothers and their adorable children. They each have their own story and are all working hard to make a good life for their families.

Anita Rise- Cook for Kids Volunteer

New Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Jeremiah Program. Please apply by completing the form below.

Fargo – Moorhead Volunteer Application






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  • Give my permission to Jeremiah Program to conduct a background check at the Department of Human Services, as required for service.
  • Acknowledge that my volunteer service to Jeremiah Program may involve some risk of physical injury, and release Jeremiah Program, their employees and agents from all claims or causes of action arising from accident or injury that may occur while I am volunteering.
  • Agree that Jeremiah Program may use photographs and/or videos of me for publicity purposes.
  • Agree that any materials or creative works developed by me as a volunteer shall remain the sole property of Jeremiah Program.
  • Acknowledge my understanding that Jeremiah Program staff has the right, in its sole discretion, to place or not place me in a volunteer position.

PLEASE NOTE: If volunteering for childcare, career mentor, or tutor that requires direct service with children, or mothers, a background check will be required. Therefore, a driver’s license number and date of birth will be requested at the time of orientation.