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Volunteer With the Firecracker Foundation!

By July 26, 2015April 21st, 2017881 Comments

Hey, you.

If you are not volunteering with The Firecracker Foundation yet, this is for you!

This is your step by step guide to becoming a volunteer with The Firecracker Foundation. You can be an active participant in helping children get the therapy they need!

Right now is an amazing time to get involved. In one short week The Firecracker Foundation will be celebrating2 years of fierce advocacy, with a very special event – Stargazing 2015. This event is an amazing opportunity to hear one brave survivor share her story with your fellow community members. This year’s keynote speaker is Lauren Manston- Domino; you’ve seen her face in your 2015 Soulfire Calendar with her beautiful wife as a co-survivor.

Sign up to attend Stargazing 2015 today! The event is free to attend but seating is limited so register NOW to secure your space!

When you reserve your space for Stargazing you will have three opportunities to get involved with The Firecracker Foundation. With multiple opportunities in Advocacy, Volunteering and serving on our Board of Directors, there are plenty of ways to begin your work serving children and teens in your community. Read about all the amazing volunteer opportunities below to decide which position may be right for you!

Can’t attend Stargazing this year? Click here to apply for a volunteer position online.

The Firecracker Foundation Board of Directors
Your Board of Directors pours hours of time and professional experience into strengthening The Firecracker Foundation as a resource for child survivors in your community. Meetings are punctuated with challenging questions, ambitious goals and sincere respect for the lives touched with your support.

Learn more about the wonderful ladies currently serving on your Board of Directors and apply to volunteer your time working with them today!

Advocates are required to obtain a DHS Central Registry Clearance as well as proof that you are not included on either State or Federal Sex Offender registries. To obtain these please visit both www.nsopw.govand www.mipsor.state.mi.us. Enter your first and last name, agree to the terms of use, and click search. Please print the resulting search page from each respective website and send to Info@thefirecrackerfoundation.org.

After you have acquired your clearance you will be asked to complete Firecracker Advocacy Training. *You must be over the age of 18*

Join those who have stepped in to manage the development of the programs and resources that you value so highly through volunteer committees. Each committee member brings professional expertise, valuable insights and a passion for the holistic healing of children.

Program Development Committee – Assist with the development and implementation of the foundation’s programs, including, but not limited to, mental health therapy, yoga therapy, and art therapy.

Finance Committee – Provide oversight for the foundation’s financial policies, financial investments and maintain the highest standards and practices.

Fund Development Committee – Oversee the foundation’s overall fundraising strategy and spearhead sustaining initiatives.

Administrative Committee – Help develop the foundation’s governing documents.

Event Committee – Plan the foundation’s signature events.

Communications Committee – Promote your achievements and inspire generosity through marketing strategies and public relations.

Advocate Committee – Recruit and training the volunteers needed to provide advocacy services crisis intervention in your hometown.

Join us in celebrating all your accomplishments from the past year at Stargazing 2015 on July 31st!

Learn more about us and the work that we do by visiting our website.

You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram for updates and a behind the scene glimpse of all the amazing work you do for children and teens in your community.

Anna Skelton,
Fund Development and Event Planning Intern

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