Volunteer

The heart of volunteerism and serving others is a core pillar of Single Parent Provision. We are incredibly thankful for those whom God continues to involve to make living out our mission possible. Thank you for considering being part of these great efforts!

The following is a sampling of volunteer opportunities. Let us know your areas of interest by completing a brief Volunteer Interest form, or jump into the action by registering for one of the upcoming available opportunities listed to the right. Email us with any questions at volunteer@singleparentprovision.org


It takes the involvement of hundreds of volunteers each year to help fulfill our mission. Thanks to each of you who join us to invest in single parents and their families!

   

     

Direct Care


      • Children - Pour into the children of single parents through various programming opportunities such as Break Time, classes, workshops, and events.
      • Parents - Provide direct care and encouragement to single parents as a member of our Care Team.
      • Commit to praying for and with single parents, their children, and the mission of SPP as a member of our Prayer Team.
      • Lead a Single Moms Group or Single Dads Group by providing group as well as one-on-one support and discipleship.

   

Outreach & Holidays

      • Christmas - Our largest events of the year occur each December with the Single Moms Christmas Dinner and Family Gift Market. Hundreds of volunteers are needed before, during, and after each event.
      • Provide single parents additional hands and feet to accomplish projects and repairs around their homes through our Home Provision program.
      • Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Father's Day - Celebrate single parents on these special days by preparing cards and other gifts of encouragement. 


Supply Collections

      • Organize and execute toy and gift drives for single parents and their children.
      • Collect items for and assemble Blessing Bags (bags and content list provided).
      • Request in-kind donations from local businesses.


Administration

      • General office support with data entry, inventory and organization, mailings, research, and miscellaneous document and material preparation.


Meals & Baking

      • Prepare and deliver meals to individual families and/or our Single Moms or Single Dads Groups that meet on a weekly basis.
      • Bake cookies for families to enjoy at our Family Gift Market.

Upcoming Opportunities

Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities for the 10th Anniversary Single Moms Christmas Dinner.

Meals & Baking -

Prepare a meal for single moms and their children as they attend a Single Moms Group in Norwalk or West Des Moines. Click on the city names above to sign up. 

Bake cookies in December for the single parent families participating in the Family Gift Market. Click here to sign up!

Some roles require additional training and/or a background check be performed prior to serving. Such details are provided during the volunteer registration process of applicable opportunities. The link to complete the background check will then be provided in the registration confirmation email and can also be accessed here.

Enjoy getting to know some of the key players we are privileged to highlight on our Volunteer Spotlight page.


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