Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at Foothills Gateway, Inc. is a challenging and rewarding experience. As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact in someone’s life and in your community. There are a variety of ways in which you can become involved. View our current opportunities:

 

Volunteers for the following positions must be 18-years-old or older per organization requirements. Each position varies slightly in responsibility and time commitment.

Day Program Aide

Volunteers will assist individuals and staff in programs that take place at Foothills Gateway. Areas of need include the production work areas, retirement room, and intensive supports room. The volunteer may work one-on-one with an individual; however, staff members and supervisors are always present.

Time Commitment: Minimum of one hour per week Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. depending on work area.

Adult Care Services Aide

Volunteers will assist individuals and staff at our adult care house. Activities will include but are not limited to: arts and crafts, games, puzzles, learning a new skill (i.e. reading, cooking, etc.). The volunteer may work one-on-one with an individual; however, staff members and supervisors are always present.

Time Commitment: Minimum of one hour per week, evenings and weekends available

Mentor

Volunteer will promote community involvement and model healthy friendships for individuals who have Intellectual/developmental disabilities by assisting them in life enhancing skills and recreational activities. (i.e. going to the park, concerts, movies, sporting events, etc.) Having own transportation is not necessary, but is desirable. Any volunteer wishing to drive an individual to places in the community must pass a motor vehicle check and provide own car insurance. Volunteers are not required to pay for items for their mentor (i.e. going out to eat, entrance fees into places, tickets, etc.) but are expected to pay for themselves.

Time Commitment: Minimum of four hours per month (unless special arrangements are made). Times may vary; usually weekday evenings and weekends.

Interested in volunteering?

Contact Volunteer Coordinator, Chrissi Gillispie, at volunteer@foothillsgateway.org to get started!