Volunteer Opportunities




CFF Reading Program

Center for Families is looking for volunteers to help assess students on their reading fluency and comprehension skills. Volunteers will attend a 30 minute training and will be assigned a list of students to assess and record results. We are looking for volunteers to choose Mon or Wed and try to make every date.

Specific Dates: Mondays or Wednesdays (twice a month)
Mondays - Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 25, Apr 8, Apr 22, May 6, May 20
Wednesdays - Feb 20, Mar 6, Mar 20, Apr 3, Apr 17, May 1, May 15
Time Commitment
: 6-7:30 pm


Risen Christ: Siempre Padres Pilot Program

Siempre Padres and Risen Christ Catholic School are working together to host a Pilot Program in February and we are looking for volunteers to help with the children's program. We are looking for volunteers to commit to four Thursday nights in a row in February.

Specific Dates: February 7, 14, 21 and 28.
Time Commitment: 5:30-7:15 pm


CFF Couple’s Retreat Childcare

Couples in our Siempre Padres program will attend a retreat where they will learn how to build a strong and solid relationship.  We are looking for volunteers to provide childcare for children 6 months to 12 years old.  Lessons for the day will be planned and we will need teachers to implement the lessons. There will be plenty of fun activities for the day and lunch will be provided. 

Specific Date: Saturday, April 13
Time Commitment: Choose a shift that works for you


Music Academy & Recording Studio

The Music Academy & Recording Studio (M.A.R.S.) is looking for volunteers who enjoy spending time with kids and can help our music classes run smoothly.  Duties may include playing games, serving food or setting up or tearing down for the night.

Specific Days: Choose a day Monday - Thursday
Time Commitment: 6-7:30 pm

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CFF Children's Program

The Center for Families (CFF) Siempre Padres provides 20-week classes that equip parents to build strong, healthy families. While parents are in class, children learn and have fun in a safe, interactive, and educational environment. 

Specific Dates: Mondays from January 28 - June 3 (no program Feb 18 or May 27)
Time Commitment: Monday evenings from 5:30-8 pm

Last year, volunteers invested over 10,800 hours of their time into Urban Ventures. That's the equivalent FIVE full-time staff members!

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One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

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Group Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in group volunteer opportunities, we ask that you fill out this form first to let us know a little more about your group.

Note: Current volunteers can log in here to sign up for additional opportunities, update your volunteer profile, and record hours.




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