Looking for a rewarding opportunity to help others? We are always in need of volunteers in a wide variety of functions at Bo’s Place. Take a look through volunteer positions and contact us if you see one that’s right for you.
Note: Bo’s Place welcomes individuals or groups of volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering at Bo’s Place, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 713-942-8339 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR | Bo’s Place Volunteer Facilitators are at the heart of what we do. Under the direction of Bo’s Place clinicians, these volunteers lead grief support groups for children, families and adults. Volunteer Facilitators attend a Volunteer Information Session, followed by a 28+ hour training. They must commit to a minimum of one year service and be at least 22 years old. Both English speaking and bilingual facilitators (English/Spanish) are needed.
KITCHEN VOLUNTEER | Bo’s Place grief support groups begin with a shared meal. Kitchen Volunteers help set up a potluck buffet style meal. Following the meal, volunteers prepare leftover food for families to take home and tidy the kitchen. Kitchen Volunteers must be at least 15 years old. (both group and individual opportunities)
CAMP VOLUNTEER | Camp volunteers assist at our Camp Healing Hearts (English) and Retiro Sanando Corazones (Spanish) weekend retreats. These camps are designed to provide an opportunity for Bo’s Place families to grow together in their grief by experiencing typical camp activities. Volunteer positions include arts and crafts, cabin counselors, medical staff, bus monitors, special activity coordinators, and more. Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
MEAL SPONSOR | Meal sponsors provide and serve a meal for grief support families or participants (60-90 individuals). These meals are a special treat and provide an alternative to the traditional potluck style meal at Bo’s Place. Meal sponsors may also decorate the dining area for special occasions or holidays, or prepare goodie bags for the children.
TEEN PLAYGROUND MONITOR | This volunteer opportunity of for teenagers, ages 13-18, who would like to be a playground monitor during mealtime when our grief support groups are meeting. Help watch children who arrive early for group while they play basketball, jump rope, or create an artistic chalk masterpiece on the sidewalk before dinner. Former group members are encouraged to apply, as well as teens who have not been in a group at Bo’s Place.
SPECIAL PROJECT VOLUNTEER | Special Project Volunteers provide support to Bo’s Place in a variety of ways including assistance with fundraising efforts, help at special events, activity or material preparation, and administrative and clerical support. (Both individual and group opportunities)
QUILT VOLUNTEER | Bo’s Place Memory Quilts allow grief support group members to commemorate their loved one. Decorated quilt squares are assembled by volunteer quilters and the resulting quilts are displayed on the walls throughout Bo’s Place as a colorful and touching memorial to those who have died. (both individual and group opportunities)
BO’S BUDDIES | Bo’s Buddies is the Young Professionals Organization for Bo’s Place. Bo’s Buddies are integral in raising community awareness about the organization and its programs, as well as how to support grieving children and families. Individuals in this group enjoy networking and social gatherings, volunteer projects with the organization, and leadership opportunities.
For more information on how to join, contact email@example.com.
Complete Bo’s Buddies Membership Form.