The work we do at Family Shelter is not possible without the support of our volunteers. If you have time to give we have opportunities for you to help.
To volunteer or get more information, contact Nick Washington at
803-771-7040 or by email.
Office Support, Monday-Friday, 60 minutes or more between 10:00am-4:30pm, you set the schedule
Answering phones, writing thank-you notes, and other office support. We tailor to your skills and interests.
Homework Helpers, Monday-Thursday, 60-90 minutes between 3:00-5:30pm
Work individually or in small groups with students on homework assignments and school
Campus Greeters, Monday-Thursday, selected 60 minutes or more time slot between 3:00-5:30pm,
Greet residents and unlock dorm rooms as they return to campus.
Dinner Cooks, Monday-Friday, 2 hours, 4:00-6:00pm
Work with the assigned resident parent to do prep work, cook, and lay out dinner buffet style.
Evenings & Weekends
Evening Child Care, Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:30pm
Engage children ages 3-5 with reading and other activities while parents attend a life skills class.
Arts & Crafts or Hobby Projects, Weekends
Host a craft activity for children and/or adults.
Recreational activities, Weekends
Recreational games or general playtime with our kids.
We enjoy having special events, continuous, and/or one-time volunteer opportunities for groups to get involved. Some of these activities include:
Supply Drives, Meal Donations, Family Game or Movie Night, Arts & Crafts, Sports & Recreation, Holiday Activities & Programs, Facility Beautification & Maintenance Projects
Support our Wish List
Visit our Wish List Page for more information.