Volunteers are needed to serve on Hopkins House committees. Committees meet monthly on Thursday evenings. Meetings typically last for 1 hour and a half. Virginia regulation requires individuals working with children (Readers, Chaperones, and Teachers) to be at least 14 years old, submit to a criminal background check and a central registry release of information, and undergo a tuberculosis test.
ALUMNI & RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Oversees the Organization’s fundraising, special events and alumni, scholarship and grant activities; and, nominates recipients of trustee awards and honors. Activities: Fundraising, Special Events, Alumni Affairs, Scholarships and Grants, Award Nominations.
BUDGET & PERSONNEL POLICY COMMITTEE
Oversees the fiscal affairs and investments, personnel policies and practices, and facilities and capital projects of the Organization; coordinates financial and management audits; and, in consultation with the President, prepares the Organization’s annual budget. Activities: Finances, Investments, Personnel, Facilities & Capital Projects, Audits, and Budget.
PROGRAMS & ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE
Oversees the Organization’s programs and services, including research and education institutes, program development, program assessments, outreach and public education, and operational strategies; and, conducts public policy analysis and development, education of electoral candidates, legislators and policy makers, and public awareness activities on issues related to best practices in Early Care and Education. Activities: Assessment, Advocacy, Public Relations & Marketing, and Policy.
To join a Committee, click here for the Volunteer Application, emai: Volunteer@HopkinsHouse.org.
Click on the following link for a copy of the flyer: Volunteers Needed. Please feel free to print as many copies of the flyer as you like and distribute generously.
OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Hopkins House needs volunteers in a variety of other ways:
READERS - To read to preschoolers from selected texts. Volunteer opportunities available weekdays, after 3:30 pm.
CHAPERONES - To help the staff escort children on local excursions to parks, museums, events, and playgrounds..
TEACHERS - To teach Spanish and music to preschoolers. Volunteer opportunities available Monday through Friday, mornings.
SPEAKERS - To speak to groups of parents on a range of topics, including family budgeting, homeownership, parenting, banking, and leadership. Volunteer opportunities available, week day evenings.
MAIL STUFFERS - To help stuff envelopes for direct mail appeals to donors. Volunteer opportunities available daily.
For information about volunteering at Hopkins House click here: Volunteer Application or send email to: Volunteer@HopkinsHouse.org