Requirements for Child Care & House Parent Volunteers

Basic requirements for Child Care volunteers are as follows:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Traditional Child Care volunteers must be willing to work a minimum of one three-hour shift per week for a minimum of four (4) months.
  • Must have a Washington State Patrol background check completed by VBCN.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must be willing to follow guidance of staff.
  • Must pass interview screening and participate in volunteer training sessions.

To apply to be a child care volunteer, please fill out our online volunteer application.

Basic requirements for Certified House Parent volunteers are as follows:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Certified House Parent volunteers must work a minimum of one four-hour shift per week for a minimum of six (6) months.
  • Must have Washington State Patrol and Department of Social & Health Services background checks completed by VBCN.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must be recommended or approved by staff.
  • Must pass interview screening and participate in volunteer training sessions.

To apply to be a certified house parent volunteer, please fill out our online volunteer application.