How to Volunteer
What an exciting year it’s been for Covenant to Care for Children (CCC). We have completed a move to our new space in Hartford and are ramping up to better fulfill our mission. We need your help—we are seeking new members to serve on our Board of Directors with us. As a non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources to meet the needs of children across the State Of Connecticut, our work is premised on collaborative relationships between social workers and participating faith-based communities.
Potential board members should possess the following criteria:
Passionate about meeting the needs of Connecticut’s children who are neglected, abused and/or impoverished.
Have connections within corporate and local communities.
Have fund raising and/or marketing experience.
Available to attend monthly Board meetings and CCC activities.
Enjoy diversity: cultural, ethnic and racial.
Please share this announcement with your networks, social media, Church Bulletins, etc.
Please send your nominations and relevant background material to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your consideration,
Covenant to Care for Children
Support Covenant to Care for Children in the effort to care for the abused, neglected, and at-risk, children and youth of Connecticut by becoming a volunteer. We are looking for volunteers to help with our different programs and ongoing projects. Opportunities can include:
Filling clothing requests from social workers for their client.
- Working with our Critical Goods coordinator with the pick-up and delivery of furniture requested by social workers for children on their caseloads.
- Volunteer Administrative Assistant position
- Faith-Based Liaison for the Adopt A Social Worker Program
We welcome your application. If you have any questions, please call Dave Santis, Ph.D., Executive Director, Phone (860) 243-1806 email@example.com
All committees meet once per month for 1 to 1.5 hours, usual at the CCC office in Hartford. There is an application and three references required for both board and committee service. To inquire further about becoming a board or committee member, email your resume and indicate your interest to: Dave Santis, Ph.D., Executive Director at (860)-243-1806.
About Our Volunteer Committees
Covenant to Care for Children relies on its volunteer board and committee members to perform a variety of activities on behalf of the agency and in service to the children who depend on us.
There are three committees of the Board of Directors of Covenant to Care for Children, and one subcommittee. You do not need to be a member of the board to serve on a committee. These committees are listed on the right.
All committees meet once per month for 1 to 1.5 hours, usual at the CCC office in Bloomfield. There is an application and three references required for both board and committee service. To inquire further about becoming a board or committee member, email your resume and indicate your interest to: Dave Santis Executive Director at (860)-243-1806.
Board Development and Planning
This committee recruits new board and committee members, provides orientation and initial and on-going training as well as on-going support to new members. The responsibility for Strategic Planning and oversight of Annual Planning falls to this committee as well.
Finance, Administration and Operations (FAO)
This committee is responsible for the physical space needs and surroundings of the Covenant to Care for Children's office. It also provides expertise, networking and advisement regarding human resources and personnel issues, finance and budgeting, technology and equipment, and agency management. This committee reviews the Personnel Policies annually, updating and revising as necessary.
Investments Sub-Committee of the FAO Committee
Meeting quarterly, this committee is responsible for recommending investment options, decisions, and policy to the FAO committee. Regular activities involve reviewing fund balances, current investment earnings, donated stocks and bonds or other financial resources and examining returns. This committee also reviews the investment policy yearly and makes recommendations for updates and revisions.
Fund Development and Public Relations
This committee recommends fundraising activities to the board, and plans and executes fundraising and fund development activities. In addition, it oversees the grant process, guides the board on securing in-kind donated services such as printing, plans and executes events and holds the board accountable for the tasks related to raising nearly $300,000 per year. The committee is also responsible for the public image and publicity for Covenant to Care for Children through its materials, public service announcements and event publicity.
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