Volunteer Opportunities

Group of teenage and young adult volunteers posing for a photo op after working hard to help clean up our outdoor spaces

Our work is possible because of people like you.  

Together we are committed to serving the needs of children and adolescents in our community. With friendly staff and children who are guaranteed to put a smile on your face, Schreiber is a great place to share your gifts of time and talent.

The following are opportunities to give of your time and talent to support Schreiber.

The following are opportunities to give of your time and talent to support Schreiber. Please review each opportunity and visit the Volunteer Application Information page to apply

  • Immediate Need

    S.T.A.R.S. Preschool

    We are in need of volunteers in our preschool classrooms on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9AM – 11:30AM. We do ask for consistency in dates/times to help the children maintain a sense of normalcy.

    Our preschool classroom is happy to welcome individuals interested in supporting the classroom activities of our IU-contracted preschool.

    Please complete the S.T.A.R.S. Preschool clearances and application to be considered.

    Respite Nights

    In the spring and fall, Schreiber hosts a series of Respite Nights to offer our client families a night of reprieve. Volunteers are needed to watch over the children who attend.

    2023 Fall Dates:

    • September 22 – 5:30PM – 8:00PM
    • October 20 – 5:30PM – 8:00PM
    • November 10 – 5:30PM – 8:00PM

    Please complete the General Schreiber Volunteer clearances and application to apply.

     

  • Annual Opportunities

    Volunteers are needed for our annual events. Please complete the Schreiber Event Volunteer application to sign-up and support one or more of these events.

    Gala: March 8, 2024

    Volunteers are needed the day of the event to help with set-up as well as the evening of the gala to staff check-in, serve as a guest director, oversee the silent auction, etc.

    Softball Weekend: May 31 – June 2, 2024

    Volunteers are needed to help with concession stands throughout the weekend as well as teardown on Sunday afternoon.

    Rubber Duckie Race & Festival: 2024

    Volunteers are needed in the days leading up to as well as on Race & Festival Day. From selling game tickets to staffing a game, craft or giveaway table, we welcome individuals and groups interested in supporting this event.

    *If you’re interested in selling Duckies, please contact Kristen Masengarb at kmasengarb@schreiberpediatric.org.

  • Ongoing Opportunities

    S.T.A.R.S. Preschool

    Our preschool classroom is happy to welcome individuals interested in supporting the classroom activities of our IU-contracted preschool. AM and PM classes are held T/Th and M/W/F. We do ask for some level of consistency in dates/times to help the children maintain a sense of normalcy. Please complete the S.T.A.R.S. Preschool clearances and application to be considered.

    Circle of Friends Academy

    Our childcare program is always in need of volunteers to assist with basic classroom activities like helping prepare lunch and snacks, providing a second set of hands for the teachers, etc. We do ask for some level of consistency in dates/times to help the children maintain a sense of normalcy. Please complete the Circle of Friends Academy clearances and application to be considered.

    Respite Nights

    In the spring and fall, Schreiber hosts a series of Respite Nights to offer our client families a night of reprieve. Volunteers are needed to watch over the children who attend. Please complete the General Schreiber Volunteer clearances and application to apply.

    Club 625 Events

    Club 625 is our late teen/young adult social club for Schreiber clients and alumni. Activities like the popular Halloween and St. Patty’s Day Dances require volunteers to serve as chaperones and help lead group activities. Please complete the General Schreiber Volunteer clearances and application to apply.

    General grounds maintenance

    From mulching to weeding and gardening, Schreiber is in need of individuals or groups interested in helping us maintain our facilities. Please complete the General Schreiber Volunteer clearances and application to apply.

    General office support

    From filing to photocopying and laminating and shredding, Schreiber is always in need of individuals who’d like to support our day-to-day operational activities. Please complete the General Schreiber Volunteer clearances and application to apply.

    Therapy Services

    Over the course of a day, our therapy tools and resources are heavily utilized and there’s always a need for cleaning, organization or preparing materials for therapy sessions.

    Please complete the Schreiber General Volunteer application to apply.

    Community/Health Fairs

    Throughout the year, Schreiber is asked to participate in several community and health-related fairs and expos. We welcome volunteers who are interested in setting up and staffing a table to showcase Schreiber at these events. Please complete the Schreiber Event Volunteer application to apply.

  • Skills-Based Opportunities

    To help offset our annual marketing and communication expenses, we welcome individuals with the following skill sets to support our efforts:

      • Graphic Design

      • Writers/Editors

      • Photographer

      • Videographer

    Please contact Marketing & Communications Manager Lexi Cahill at acahill@schreiberpediatric.org to learn more about current needs and opportunities.

     

Questions? Contact Jenn Vasko, Development Coordinator via email.