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As a volunteer at Families Helping Families, you dedicate your time and talent to support our mission and positively impact the lives of children in foster care throughout Iowa.

We couldn’t possibly carry out our important work without your support.

With so many needs, there is bound to be a fit just for you. Opportunities are available throughout the year, and your help can make a big difference – whether you offer your time, talent or treasure.

Volunteer Groups Welcome

If your church group, school group or organization wants to volunteer with Families Helping Families, we welcome your help! We have plenty of opportunities available for groups. Complete our group volunteer application and someone from our organization will be in touch.

How Your Help Matters

From helping us organize and care for visitors to our Clothing Closet to staffing our exciting annual events, Families Helping Families can always use a hand from our supportive, dedicated volunteers. Your time can help impact:

  • Sorting and staffing our Clothing Closet
  • Organizing the School Supplies Closet
  • Assisting foster children and families at the Back to School Rally
  • Providing hair cutting and salon services at the Back to School Rally
  • Staffing and coordination of Families Helping Families’ annual events

Join Our Board

Our board is always open to growth! By joining our board, you can assist with such areas as grant research and writing, public relationship, website management, marketing, social work, event promotion, fundraising and more.

Your time and talent are immeasurable, and at Families Helping Families, you’ll be putting your efforts into a mission that extends throughout the state of Iowa and to thousands of children and families who rely on us for their foster care support.

Confidentiality Agreement

As a volunteer at Families Helping Families, you must agree and sign our provided confidentiality agreement before providing services. Please read our Confidentiality & Privacy Agreement [PDF] after submitting your application.

Individual Volunteer Application

If you would like to make a difference in your community, complete our Volunteer Application today. We ask that all volunteers be at least 12 years of age or older and all children must be accompanied by an adult. We also request that you read our complete list of FHF Volunteer Rules & Regulations [PDF] before submitting an application.

Volunteer Application
Please sign above to certify the following: I certify that the information in this Volunteer Application is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize Families Helping Families of Iowa to verify any and all information I provided by contacting appropriate sources. I recognize that as a volunteer, I may have access to confidential information regarding minors in the Foster Care System. I agree I will not at any time, during or after volunteering for FHF, divulge any of this information.
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