Care Net Pregnancy & Family Services

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Volunteer

Care Net of Puget Sound is a volunteer-led organization. We are always looking for women and men to help in a wide variety of program and support roles.

Comprehensive training is provided and required for all in-center volunteers and Smart Programs speakers. You will be equipped to serve in the area of ministry to which God has called you. Other project- or special events-related positions require only brief instruction before you can begin.

Browse available opportunities below and then Click Here to complete a Volunteer Interest Form or call the Director of Personnel at 253.235.4675.

Click Here for information on our upcoming volunteer training.

**Care Net of Puget Sound does not accept internship requests.

Frontline Training & Positions

Volunteers who serve in direct client care roles participate in classroom training to prepare them for the job requirements of their chosen position. Classroom training will include role playing and practicums relevant to pregnancy center work. Volunteers will also have a short on-the job training period in their center.

All volunteers who have direct client contact complete training to become Certified Pregnancy Coaches through the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) Light University. Cost for this training through Care Net of Puget Sound is $60 (reduced from $300). Visit the AACC website to learn more about the curriculum, which is video-based with a support manual and certification testing materials.

Center Receptionist
Answer phones, schedule appointments, greet clients, administrative work and more. (Typical time commitment is one 4-hour shift per week.)

Client Advocate
Meet one-on-one with women, explore pregnancy options, share the Gospel, maintain client relationships and more. (Typical time commitment is one 4-hour shift per week.)

Parenting Mentor
*Opportunity for Women & Men! 
Facilitate individual and group parenting classes, act as a mentor to encourage and advise young parents-to-be or current parents of young children. (Typical time commitment is one 4-hour shift per week.)

Medical Professional
(RN, RDMS-certified individual, physician, physician assistant and nurse practitioner)
*Opportunity for Women & Men! 
Depending upon training and credentials, medical professionals may assist with medical consults, limited obstetrical ultrasounds, pregnancy testing, STI screening, medical history, charting, education and follow up. (Time commitment varies depending on position. Most RNs serve one 4-hour shift per week.) *Care Net does provide training in limited ultrasound. This training is available to RNs after two years of volunteer service in advocacy and on a space-available basis only.

Helpline (At-Home Position)
Be a first point of contact for clients to schedule appointments, provide support, counsel and referrals to clients in need, particularly when centers are closed and incoming calls are transferred to the Helpline. A Helpline Volunteer is trained in the same way as a Frontline Volunteer. (Typical time commitment is one or two night shifts per month or one weekend shift per month.)

Program Training & Positions

Smart Programs Speaker
*Opportunity for Women & Men!
Make a like-changing impact in the lives of teens by going to public schools, organizations and churches to present interactive and educational sexual health programs. (Time commitment is flexible based on schedule.) Smart Programs volunteers are trained by the Smart Programs staff through a three-step process, which includes both observation and one-on-one training. Contact Smart Programs directly to get started. Email [email protected] or call their direct line: 253.336.5956.

Healing Tide Abortion Recovery
Individuals interested in this program should complete a client inquiry form. You will be contacted by the Program Director prior to the application process. Training will be provided by the Helpline Director and an assigned Healing Tide facilitator. There is a $50 fee for your manual and materials.

Ministry Support & Special Events Training & Positions

*Opportunity for Women & Men!
Most Ministry Support and Special Events Positions are on-call or as-available. Training is brief and project-specific, and there are no training fees involved.

Administrative Help
Assist with general clerical and administrative tasks, including mailings, data entry, copying, manual and packet assembly and more.

Facility Maintenance
Help with electrical, plumbing, pest control, handyman services or cleaning services and more.

Delivery Driver
Deliver supply orders and baby boutique supplies between centers.

Development
Act as a community representative to visit area churches, make phone calls and assist with donor events.

Baby Bottle Campaigns
Help recruit churches to participate, prep baby bottles, count and clean bottles after campaign.

Special Events
Attend, sponsor, host a table, join a planning committee, set up and tear down.

Church Liaison
Keep your church updated on volunteer training opportunities, baby boutique needs and other events at their local Care Net pregnancy center. Be the main point-of-contact for your church.

Hospitality, Marketing, IT, Accounting or Other Professional Support

Medical and Legal Advisory Council
Provide consultation and professional services, be a resource for the Board of Director or clients.

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