Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at WorkFaith! We are grateful for volunteers who help clients build new life through work and faith. If you have any question or would like more information, please contact our Lead Volunteer Coordinator, Abigail Olds, by e-mail or by phone at 713.936.9052

Practice Interviewer

What is Practice Interviewing?

In this role, you will conduct interviews for clients currently enrolled in our boot camp or those who have completed the course and are in job search. You will help participants practice answering difficult interview questions and provide feedback after each question. Serving in this capacity will give you the opportunity to instill hope and confidence in countless job seekers.

When is it?

Select Thursday afternoons.

Additional information

Best suited for individual volunteers; ongoing volunteer need; specific training will be required in order to participate; held on Zoom (computer required with audio/video capability).

Graduation

How do you volunteer at Graduation?

As a Graduation Igniter, you will celebrate students who successfully complete the WorkFaith boot camp! By attending Graduation, you have the opportunity to cheer on individuals as they launch into job search and begin a new chapter of life.

When is it?

Select Friday afternoons.

Additional Information

Suited for individual volunteers and for those wanting to volunteer as a group; this is a one-time or recurring volunteer opportunity; currently held on Zoom.

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Prayer
Experience

What is the Prayer Experience?

The Prayer Experience is an opportunity to educate, inform, and inspire people about the powerful work the Lord is doing in the lives of countless job seekers. As a Prayer Experience participant, you will have the opportunity to learn about the disadvantages our clients face when job searching, hear graduate testimonies, and spend time in prayer for WorkFaith.

When is it?

Select Tuesday evenings, 6:30-7:30pm CST.

Additional Information

Suited for individual volunteers and for those wanting to volunteer as a group; this is a one-time or recurring volunteer opportunity; held on Zoom.

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Graduate Encourager Caller

What is a Graduate Encourager Caller (GEC)?

Every graduate is part of the WorkFaith family. As a GEC, you stay in touch with our graduates through phone calls as they face a variety of transitions, obstacles, and successes. You will have an opportunity to offer support, encouragement, and resources. This opportunity includes light data entry. Specific training will be required in order to participate.

When is it?

Flexible scheduling.

What is the minimum preferred time commitment?

4-6 hours per month.

Additional information

Individual volunteer opportunity; ongoing volunteer need; requires a smart phone with the ability to download an application to make call through (you will not share your personal phone number).

Application Advisor

What is an Application Advisor?

As an Application Advisor, you will proofread, review, and edit the participant's first draft of their application. Using the Application Feedback Form and the specific points presented in the training, you will advise what corrections need to be implemented for our clients to create a "pristine" application. This role is suited for individual volunteers who possess great literacy skills, attention to detail, and the ability to give constructive advice in a clear, concise, and gracious manner. Specific training will be required in order to participate.

When is it?

Flexible scheduling, times will vary.

What is the minimum preferred time commitment?

1-2 times per month.

Additional Information

Individual volunteer opportunity; ongoing volunteer need; requires computer with Microsoft Word.

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Mentor

What is a mentor? 

As a mentor, you will provide a WorkFaith mentee with ongoing support, wisdom, and guidance. In this role, you will have the chance to offer professional insight from your field of work, as well as spiritual counsel. A suggested training guide will be provided.

When is it?

Various times, determined by the mentor and mentee’s schedule.

What is the Minimum Required Time Commitment?

90 days; connect with mentee twice a month

Additional Information

Individual volunteer opportunity; Ongoing volunteer need. To apply to become a mentor, please follow the instructions below.

NEW WorkFaith Volunteers, apply here.

CURRENT WorkFaith Volunteers, apply here.

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Financial Peace University Coordinator

What is an FPU Co-Coordinator?

Financial Peace University is the proven plan that has helped nearly 6 million people take control of their money. This nine-lesson course gives members the principles and tools they need to crush their financial goals and leave money stress behind. As an FPU Co-Coordinator, you will offer administrative support to the FPU Coordinator by assisting the attendees on Zoom, tracking attendance, and leading the discussion time. Previous experience with FPU is not required.

When is it?

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10:30am CST or 6:30-8pm CST (you would be assigned to either the morning or the evening class); please email us for specific dates

What is the minimum preferred time commitment?

You must attend all 9 sessions held over the course of 5 weeks

Additional information

Individual volunteer opportunity; ongoing volunteer need; requires the use of a computer and Zoom

Financial Peace University
Co-Coordinator

What is an Application Advisor?

As an Application Advisor, you will proofread, review, and edit the participant's first draft of their application. Using the Application Feedback Form and the specific points presented in the training, you will advise what corrections need to be implemented for our clients to create a "pristine" application. This role is suited for individual volunteers who possess great literacy skills, attention to detail, and the ability to give constructive advice in a clear, concise, and gracious manner. Specific training will be required in order to participate.

When is it?

Flexible scheduling, times will vary.

What is the minimum preferred time commitment?

1-2 times per month.

Additional Information

Individual volunteer opportunity; ongoing volunteer need; requires computer with Microsoft Word.

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Content
Writer

What is a Content Writer?
As a Content Writer, you will contribute to WorkFaith’s Career Advice Blog. Articles are between 500 and 2,500 words, and they focus on career advice and tips. You are encouraged to include faith and scripture in the articles, but it is not required.

When is it?

At the beginning of each month, you will be sent an Editorial Calendar with the list of topics to choose from. You will have 14 days to complete your article from when the Editorial Calendar is sent out.

What is the Minimum Preferred Time Commitment?

Submit 1 article every 1-2 months

Additional Information

Individual volunteer opportunity; ongoing volunteer need

Interested in Joining the Volunteer family?

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We have volunteer opportunities for every skill and schedule. In addition to this, we are now offering virtual opportunities so you can volunteer from anywhere. Apply and join the WorkFaith family today!

Getting Started

Fill out an application and sign up for an upcoming orientation.
Reserve your orientation slot by emailing volunteers@workfaithconnection.org
Attend orientation and decide which volunteer opportunities you would like to participate in
Sign up for opportunities and begin volunteering!

Volunteer Orientation Dates

*Due to COVID-19, orientations will be held via video meeting software RingCentral Meetings

Friday, June 19th @ 1 - 2 PM
Monday, June 29th @ 12 - 1 PM
Wednesday, July 8th @ 10 - 11 AM
Tuesday, July 21st @ 6 - 7 PM
Friday, July 31st @ 10 - 11 AM

Common Questions

What is the minimum age to volunteer?
If you are under the age of 18, you must be accompanied by an adult.
Do you offer virtual volunteer opportunities?
Yes! Virtual opportunities keep everyone safe and it gives you the freedom to serve WorkFaith, no matter where you live!
How often do I need to volunteer or is there a requirement for frequency of volunteering?
You are welcome to volunteer as often as you are able. There is no requirement for frequency.
Can I volunteer with my small group?
Yes! We love it when groups volunteer together. Please contact us with your group size and we will find an appropriate opportunity for your group size.
Will I receive training before I start my volunteer opportunity?
All volunteers start with online onboarding and then receive training for their specific role. We want to make sure you are equipped and feel confident before diving into volunteering!
*No training is required for Graduation or Prayer Walks

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