If you are a Chatham County resident, at least 18 years old (OR enrolled in High School and completing community service), interested in children, and willing to volunteer your time and expertise to your community, please fill out and submit the ONLINE APPLICATION below.

Or if you prefer, download and complete our volunteer application and return it to us.

Volunteer Opportunities

Board of Directors

The Board consists representation from the following key groups: Business and Community members, Government Agencies, and Service Provider agencies and organizations.

Meeting Schedule: 3rd Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 PM, as scheduled (see our Agency Calendar).

Standing Committees

EXECUTIVE & FINANCE. The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and 6 other members of the Board of Directors, appointed by the Chair and approved by the Board of Directors. The Executive committee shall have and may exercise all the authority of the Board in matters pertaining to the basic management of the Corporation between meetings of the Board except as limited by N.C.G.S. 55A-23.
This Committee also serves as the audit committee for the organization and shall provide oversight to ensure the integrity of the financial statements of the organization. This includes quarterly reviews, detailed budget expenditure reports as well as the agencies overall fund balances and balance sheet. An annual budget work session is held in May of each year to provide the opportunity for all Board members and staff to participate in the detailed budget development process. Once adopted by the Board, budget revision requests may be reviewed and approved by the Executive Finance Committee, except in the case of changes to the total budget for an activity or project.
Meeting Schedule: 1st Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, as scheduled (see our Agency Calendar).

PLANNING & EVALUATION. The Planning & Evaluation Committee is chaired by the Board Vice-Chair and is responsible for identifying future goals, developing proposals for reaching those goals, evaluating the effectiveness of current activities, and submitting recommendations for consideration by the Board.

Meeting Schedule: MONTHLY: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

NOMINATING COMMITTEE. The Nominating Committee is responsible for presenting a slate of Officers and Board members. Nominations to the Board shall be for specific seats on the Board. Further nominations may be made from the floor.

Meeting Schedule: As scheduled  (see our Agency Calendar).

Select Committees

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE. This is the fundraising committee which provides leadership for involving the Board in fundraising and works with the staff to implement a strategic resource plan for the organization.

Meeting Schedule: Monthly, as scheduled (see our Agency Calendar).

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee. The NCPK Program provides high quality early childhood education to children at risk of school failure due to poverty and other factors. The Advisory Committee provides guidance and oversight to the implementation of this program and is comprised of community partner agency representatives, classroom teachers, parents, and other child care providers. This committee is chaired jointly by the Superintendent of Schools and the Board Chair for the Partnership for Children or their designee.

Meeting Schedule: Select Thursdays, 12:00 – 2:00 PM. As scheduled (see our Agency Calendar).

Additional Volunteer Opportunities

Help at community events and fairs; one time or several times!

Online Volunteer Application

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