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ABCH Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries! Volunteers are a vital part of our ministry, and we are always encouraged to see individuals, churches, small groups, schools, business groups, and others, who are interested in partnering with us in the work the Lord is doing through our ministry to help children and families across Alabama.

Listed below are current volunteer opportunities within our ministry. If you are interested in serving in any of these areas, please fill out this short contact form to begin the conversation. 

Check back often for updates, as the needs of our ministry continue to change and grow!

BIRMINGHAM

INDIRECT CARE // Opportunities could include:
  • Once a month, groups to supply either box dinners or frozen dinners for Family Care families
  • Car care two times a year at each campus (oil changes and tires rotated)
  • Reliable handymen (groups would supply materials and labor; experienced people only)
  • Grill days
  • Camp volunteer
  • General property maintenance 
DIRECT CARE // Opportunities could include
  • Big Kid, Little Kid Mentoring
  • One-on-One Mom Mentoring
  • Group mentorships
  • Group parties: supervising Family Care kids while moms are in group classes by providing fun activities for them and spending time with the kids (once a month)
  • Family Care babysitting, and/or Foster Care babysitting.

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DECATUR

Opportunities could include:
  • General lawn care (weeding flower beds, trimming hedges, weed eating, trimming tree limbs, and raking leaves)
  • Painting (experience required)
  • General cleaning outside (pressure washing, porch cleaning, window washing, etc.)
  • Provide a meal. (feed 12 people) Basic meals are better.
  • Math tutor (experience required; middle school/high school)

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OXFORD

Opportunities could include:
  • General lawn care
  • Skilled Labor (experience required; supplies are provided)
  • Seasonal needs ( Open house decorations, helping with mailings occasionally, helping sort Christmas gifts, wrapping Christmas gifts, and more)
  • Ongoing ("Jehovah's Closet" - donation organization and storage (need people at minimum twice a month, so this can be split up between groups and Meal for Friendship House)

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DOTHAN

  • CAMPUS VOLUNTEER // Serve our children and House Parents by providing meals, games, activities, and/or unique experiences for the children in our care. All ages are welcome to serve in this capacity, but we do ask that an adult chaperone(s) accompany younger children (elementary and middle school aged). 
  • GROUNDS/FACILITIES VOLUNTEER // Provide help with landscaping, home improvement projects, etc. for our Campus Care home. All ages are welcome to serve in this capacity, but we do ask that an adult chaperone(s) accompany younger children (elementary and middle school aged).   

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MOBILE

Opportunities could include:
  • Skills mentoring
  • Provide a meal
  • Throw a Block Party
  • Bring a work crew to Campus (general lawn care/home maintenance)
  • Offer skill-specific help as needs arise (contractors and sub-contractors)
  • Provide car maintenance for our moms in Family Care
  • Individual tutoring 

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ALL AREAS

  • FOSTER CARE AND RESPITE CARE // Trainings are offered at different times throughout the year to learn more about becoming a foster parent or respite care provider. Visit our Next Training page for information about future classes and the contact person in your area.  
  • NEEDS LISTS // Current area needs lists for all locations of our ministry may be found online here.
  • CAMP OF CHAMPIONS // Camp of Champions is an event unique to our ministry! This time each June is special for the kids in our care, refreshing for parents, and a blessing for our staff. Contact us to learn more about specific volunteer needs.
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