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Volunteer Opportunities

smile002Volunteers are needed to serve on Hopkins House committees. Committees meet monthly on Thursday evenings. Meetings typically last for one to two hours.

Virginia regulations require that persons working with children must be at least 14 years of age, 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, and grant-writing activities, including the Venetian Masquerade Ball, Heart of the Community Awards Luncheon, An Evening With...., and other events.  Activities: Fundraising, Special Events, Grants, Alumni Affairs. 
 

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.  Activities: Fundraising, Special Events, Grants, Alumni Affairs.
 

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.  Activities: Fundraising, Special Events, Grants, Alumni Affairs. 
 

SCHOLARSHIPS & RECOGNITIONS COMMITTEE

Oversees the Organization’s preschool scholarships, Dunstan College Loans, and Alexander Memorial Gift financial assistance programs; nominates recipients of Trustee awards and honors; and, oversees staff appreciation programs.  Activities: Scholarships, Trustee Awards & Honors, Staff appreciation.

 

TO JOIN A COMMITTEE

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  Email us at Volunteer@HopkinsHouse.org

 



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 tVolunteershe 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.