Volunteers – The Heart of Jacob’s Heart

“Volunteering gave me a chance to be with the wonderful people who make up Jacob’s Heart.  Maddy is an important part of my life. I can’t say I’m doing it for her, but because of her!”

Shirley, Super Volunteer & Grandmother of Maddy

To volunteer as an individual or group, either:

Jacob’s Heart’s volunteers are incredibly generous with their time and resources. Although even an hour a week is enough to do something truly valuable, many like Grandma Shirley have volunteered for 10 or more years.

We rely on our volunteers to help with day-to-day operations, creatively support our families, raise funds, coordinate projects, and assist with all aspects of organizing our events.

If you would like to volunteer, please call us at 831-724-9100 or email us at [email protected]

Volunteer forms are available here or in our office.

Volunteer times are as follows:

Orientation: Every Wednesday at 3:30pm

Drop-In Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9am – 5pm

Scheduled Hours: Coordinate with Jacob’s Heart Staff

Volunteering at Jacob’s Heart requires attending a mandatory orientation.

Volunteer Orientation is scheduled for each Wednesday at 3:30pm and involves a brief tour of the Jacob’s Heart Family Center and an introduction to our mission and programs.

We welcome you!

Jacob's Heart Volunteers
  • Work in the family center doing administrative support.
  • Write “thank you” notes
  • Create hand-made cards for our children and their siblings
  • Be a family helper
  • Work on special community events
  • Create your own Jacob’s Heart event
  • Help Jacob’s Heart with fundraisers
  • Connect your company’s giving programs to Jacob’s Heart
  • Adopt a Jacob’s Heart family for the holidays (or for an entire year)
  • Promote Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September by passing out gold ribbons and information
  • Help at the Kidrageous Carnival in September – make a booth, dress as a character, pass out gold ribbons
  • Recruit for donations of grocery cards and gas cards for families
  • Special Projects

Here are some ways you can make a difference:

Conduct a Change of Heart program by yourself or with a group! Download everything you need here: Change of Heart

Are you ready to join us? Well then, give us a call at 831-724-9100 or email us at [email protected]!

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