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 their mothers attend work, school, life skills classes and special events. Volunteers are responsible for providing care, supervision, and guidance to the children in our program.

    Hours range from evenings day to a few hours on weekends.  We are looking for volunteers who can make monthly or weekly ongoing commitments.

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

    Frequency: Monday evenings (5-8pm) and Saturday afternoon hours needed (2-4pm)

     Flexible and weekly scheduling available; training required One night a week running on spring & fall semesters from 5 – 8 pm

  • Life Skills Facilitator & Guest Speaker

    Join a team of coaches who guide women through a planned curriculum for life skills, focusing on topics such as education studies, health & wellness, economic independence, and career readiness.

    Skills needed: Group facilitation experience, high comfort level working with a diverse population, creativity and flexibility.

    Frequency: Monday evenings, 5-8 pm and Saturday afternoon hours needed (2-4 pm). One-year commitment preferred.

     Attend life skills training course provided by Jeremiah Program staff, plus additional training/development opportunities throughout the year. Life skills coaches are asked to submit a resumé in addition to the volunteer application and are selected through a competitive interview process.


  • Internship
    Jeremiah Program occasionally has opportunities for internships all year long. Please complete a volunteer application and include internship requirements or guidelines and we will follow-up with you. Applicants typically have completed three years of college, a passion for the mission of Jeremiah and must be at least 18 years old.
  • Tutor

    Support a mother in her postsecondary education journey by sharing your knowledge in a subject area of your strength.

    Experience: Strength in one or more subject areas and a desire to help others succeed academically

    Frequency: Flexible; dependent upon students’ individual needs and school/work schedule

    Examples of subject areas include: math, psychology, writing, presentation skills, economics, biology/science, humanities, etc.

New Volunteer Application

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

Brooklyn Volunteer Application

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