We need your help…

Building Families for Children is a faith-based nonprofit with administrative offices located in Columbia, Maryland. Through services provided in the general regions of Carroll, Howard, and Baltimore Counties as well as Baltimore City, we strive to fulfill our God-given vision of “A safe, nurturing family for every child. A supportive, thriving community for every family.” is critical.

Fulfilling this dream requires the invovlement of a strong, dedicated workforce of professional staff and volunteers! Hundres of volunteers, especially those ready and willing to serve from the local faith community. 

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please (1) complete the Volunteer Application below, and (2) return it by mail, fax or email to the attention of Catherine Fields (catherine@buildingfamiliesforchildren.org).

Volunteer Opportunities

Here are just a few examples of the volunteer positions we hope to fill!

Temporary Host Family for a child whose family is in crisis.

DIY Specialist to help with occasional simple repairs, renovations, or heavy lifting.

Material Resource Volunteer to work on seasonal events and distributions, and organize donated materials.

Public Relations Volunteer to help with planning and promoting fundraising events, assist with phone and mail campaigns.

Administrative Volunteer to help with ongoing office tasks, including updates to case and home record files, scanning and organizing digital files, and assisting with phone and mail campaigns

A Family Coach to offer personal experience to help families make the necessary changes and support other Safe Families for Children volunteers in providing care and resources.

A Family Friend to offer mentoring, friendship, and support to parents who are going through a crisis and working to get back on their feet.