PEERS Family Development Center

151 Chaney Avenue, Jacksonville, NC 28540 Phone 910-333-9725

Volunteer Opportunities with PEERS

Volunteers make the PEERS program work.  Each year 150 men and women volunteer their time and talents.  If you or someone you know is interested in helping others and would like to learn more about our programs please contact the Office Assistant at 910-333-9725.

Currently seeking individuals interested in serving as board members!
PEERS Volunteers serve as
Teachers
Mentors
Child Care Workers
Building and Grounds Keepers
Fund Raisers
Advisory Board Members

The Adolescent Parenting Program also needs volunteers

Roles of an APP Volunteer
Criteria for APP Volunteer
Work one on one with an adolescent parent
Provide a positive role model
Be a trustworthy friend
Help with transportation
Help the parent build self-esteem
Help the parent attain her goals
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must have a telephone
Must have transportation
Must be a high school (GED) graduate
Be able to commit 4 hours per month for 1 year to adolescent parents
Participate in initial and ongoing volunteer training