Briarpatch is Seeking Volunteers

Do you enjoy working with teens and their families?  Are you looking to gain experience in human services? Consider joining the volunteer team at Briarpatch!

Join Us!

Volunteer Open-House Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:30-7:00pm. 

Time Commitment & Minimum Qualifications

Due to the nature of our work and the instrumental role that volunteers play, it is especially important that our volunteers stand as exemplary models of professionalism and are able to truly commit the necessary time and energy to their assigned role. Before submitting an application, please consider the following volunteer requirements:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Commit to one-year of volunteer service
  • Attend 20-hours of volunteer training
  • Agree to a background check
  • Provide 6 to 8 hours of service per week
  • Able to engage with and demonstrate empathy towards a vulnerable population  
  • Sorry No service learning or volunteer opportunities for course credit

How to Become a Volunteer

  1. Complete the volunteer application form
  2. Return completed form This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Receive email invitation for an in-person interview
  4. Acceptance into training class (next class September 2017)
  5. Participate in our mandatory volunteer training program
  6. Receive your start date and placement

Volunteer Opportunities – Beginning September 2017

We anticipate volunteer opportunities in each of our youth & adult programs.

For further information, please contact Nancy Gomez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 608.245.2550 x1209