Volunteer FAQs

How old do I have to be to volunteer?

We accept volunteers starting at age 14. 14 and 15-year-olds must be accompanied by a parent and 16 and 17-year-olds must have an in-person meeting with the volunteer manager. Parents or guardians must sign applications for any volunteers under the age of 18.

What is the time commitment?

In order to be considered an active volunteer, aim to commit to volunteer for at least 8 hours within six months. Student and Court Ordered Community Service Volunteers must begin volunteering within two weeks of completing Volunteer Orientation and are required to volunteer at least twice per month for the duration of service. Contact the Volunteer Manager for details: volunteer@fcnmhp.org

What can I do as a volunteer with FCNMHP?

Volunteers are able to help our organization in a number of ways! View our jobs list.

I’m too young to volunteer but I still want to help. How can I?

While you are waiting to be old enough for volunteering, there are MANY ways you can help and make an impact. You can raise funds and supplies from our wish list or help out with a special project. For more information contact the Volunteer Manager volunteer@fcnmhp.org

Do you accept volunteers for Community Service?

Yes. We have positions available for both school and court-ordered community service. You must begin volunteering within two weeks of completing Volunteer Orientation and are required to volunteer at least twice per month for the duration of your service. Contact the Volunteer Manager for details: volunteer@fcnmhp.org

My Girl Scout troop/Summer Camp/Birthday Party wants to volunteer. Can that be arranged?

While you are waiting to be old enough for volunteering, there are MANY ways you can help make an impact. You can raise funds and supplies from our wish list or help out with a special project. For more information contact the Volunteer Manager volunteer@fcnmhp.org