Volunteer with Jeremiah

Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers are a critically important part of our vibrant campus communities. 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.

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.

  • Childcare

    Help care for the children of Jeremiah while mothers attend Empowerment and Life Skills classes.

    Experience: Childcare experience, interest, and/or education; enjoy working with children

    Frequency: Tuesday evenings (6:00-8:00 pm)

    Flexible and weekly scheduling available; 6-month commitment preferred; training required

  • Cook for Kids

    Purchase, prepare, and serve a meal for families on the evenings when mothers attend Life Skills programming.

    Frequency: Tuesday evenings – meal served from 5:15-6:00 pm.

    Cook once, once a month, once a quarter… it’s up to you!

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

  • Special Events

    Serve on a committee or volunteer the day/night of the event. Meet and work with scores of other Jeremiah Program supporters on fantastic social events.

    Experience: Dedication and a desire to have fun!

    Frequency: commit to helping with one event or a year of events.

New Volunteer Application

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

Rochester 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.