Volunteers are important at Landmarks for Families! Opportunities to volunteer range from mentorships with children, co-facilitators, or group leaders for programs, to groundskeepers and caretakers for our campuses.

Volunteer Roles at Landmarks

Individuals and groups are needed throughout the year to assist Landmarks for Families in meeting the needs of our children and families’ needs. Below are our current volunteer opportunities:

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Guest Speaker

We are looking for motivating individuals with a story to share, whether that be sharing your experiences in your field, career inspiration, a panel discussion, hosting a Q&A, or motivational speaking. Our youth would love to hear from you in a way that inspires and energizes them to dream big for their futures. MUST BE 25 OR OLDER.
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Saturday School

Volunteers serve by hosting a hands-on workshop surrounding a particular skill or project. The workshops occur within the window of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays. MUST BE 25 OR OLDER.
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Afterschool Volunteer

Volunteers serve during our afterschool program hours (typically 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) Monday – Friday. Groups or individuals can come and interact with residents by providing skills demonstrations, life skills seminars, career-building classes, etc. MUST BE 25 OR OLDER.
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Special Event Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist with the orchestration of our annual More than Shelter Color 5k. Volunteer tasks include assistance with parking, water stations, and color stations.

Facilities Maintenance Volunteer

Facilities Maintenance volunteers can serve on either of our campuses during a scheduled time and will assist with necessary campus maintenance, clean-up, or beautification.
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Store House Volunteer

Our Store House at our North Charleston campus is where we store toys, games, clothes, and hygiene products for our residents as well as our community families. Volunteers can come in during a scheduled time to assist with organizing and sorting donation inventory, as well as making sure the space is clean and tidy.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must complete a volunteer application
  • Must sign a confidentiality form
  • Must scan driver’s license upon arrival of volunteer activity
  • Must be 25 or older if volunteering to work with our residents

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Landmarks for Families, please complete the volunteer application and a Landmarks for Families staff member will be in contact with you.
Questions? Please email volunteer@landmarksforfamilies.org.

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For more than 230 years, we have guided neighbors toward stronger, hopeful futures and now we’re evolving too. We’re grateful to enter this new chapter with you. Welcome to Landmarks for Families!