We are proud to say the FOCUS Program is run almost entirely by volunteers. It takes over 100 volunteers to make each FOCUS Course a success and there are opportunities throughout the year where you can make a difference. If you are looking to get involved, please take a look at the volunteer opportunities listed and then complete a VOLUNTEER APPLICATION.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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Administration

  • Assist with preparing bulk mailings
  • Copy and collate literature for classes
  • Inventory supplies
  • Help with office tasks during FOCUS Courses
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Facility Support

  • Set up/tear down tables and chairs before/after each course (heavy lifting involved)
  • General Housekeeping during Course
  • Assist Food Service Crew with clean up after each evening meal
  • Assist in the daily prep for 3 meals a day and snacks during the FOCUS Course
  • Sponsor/ donate a meal during a FOCUS Course
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Fishing

*Thursdays during each FOCUS Course

  • Add reels and lures to the rods, distribute lifejackets and clean all the fish for that night’s dinner
  • Remove motors, rods, and lures, and store all supplies for the next course
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Transportation

  • Meet-and-greet participants arriving at the airport
  • Transport participants and speakers to and from the FOCUS Site
  • Remain at the FOCUS Site for set periods of time and make trips for supplies, medicine, or picking up meals from donors
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Fundraising

  • Attend various fundraisers throughout the year to pass out literature, collect donations, or help with set up and clean up (each event requires a different level of volunteer involvement)
  • Experienced photographer to document fundraising events
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Veterans Services

  • Have special skills, or talents? Please indicate these on your volunteer application.
  • Have resources in housing, finances, employment, education, legal issues, etc.? Let us know!