Our events help to provide the support needed to protect, equip and heal vulnerable children, young adults and families who have faced abuse or neglect. All proceeds raised go directly to providing programs that work to end the cycle of abuse. Attending or hosting your own fundraiser is a great way to get involved at Pendleton Place!
Want to become a regular volunteer or connect to a child or young adult through mentoring? Take a look at what we have to offer!
Clients come to Pendleton Place for many different reasons, but all need nurture and support during a period of crisis in their lives. In addition to our highly trained staff, volunteers enrich our client’s lives by sharing their experiences, skills, and talents. People like you can strengthen our programs just by donating a few hours of your time. Whether you are participating directly with our residents, are mentoring a young adult, helping sort donations, working on a special project around the facility, or helping with our fundraising events, you are helping to provide support.
There are many ways you can help Pendleton Place as a volunteer. Our goal is to match your talents and interests with the needs of our programs in order to create the best experience for both you and our children.
If you have any questions about volunteering or would like to schedule a group activity, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to download a volunteer application packet.
Need to pay your $16 volunteer fees for background checks? Click HERE to jump to the dedicated online donation page for fees!
– Mailing Projects
– Fundraising events assistance
Do you have a group that would like to volunteer? Groups can participate in or sponsor outings or on-site activities with residents (ie. trip to the park, zoo, museum, roller skating, etc.), complete a project around the facility, or help with an event. Please see a sample of our group opportunities below.
*Please, no groups larger than 12 people unless the activity is off-site.*
Don’t see something you like? We can help create a volunteer activity that fits your group’s interests and needs.
Please be aware that Smith House volunteers must be 18 years or older. Opportunities include cookouts, homework help, chaperoning outings, mani/pedi night, arts/crafts, movie nights, etc.
Mentoring at the YRC is a goal-oriented, solution-focused, and relationship-centered process that occurs between a young adult, ages 17-26, and an older or more experienced person in a non-professional, one-on-one coaching capacity. This supportive relationship benefits one or more areas of the mentee’s development (social, emotional, employment, academic, etc.) that ultimately leads to self-sufficiency and success in the young adult’s life.
As a mentor, you will serve as a guide and coach to a young adult as they work toward living a healthy and successful independent life. You will support them in achieving their goals, model healthy and positive behavior, and empower them to stay accountable to the aspirations they have set for themselves. All mentors receive ongoing training and support from Youth Resource Center staff to ensure they are equipped with the knowledge and resources they need to be an effective mentor.
Please note, all mentors must go through the general volunteer application and screening process before completing a mentor application and interview.
We want to extend a HUGE thank you to the guests, vendors, staff, and sponsors who helped make our 2021 Annual Benefit a success! A great time was had by all while raising critical funding for our programs which support vulnerable children, youth, and families.
We look forward to celebrating with you in 2022.
Date and Details Coming Soon!