"I get more out of volunteering than what I give."

"I find personal satisfaction knowing I help in a child's development."

"I draw strength and determination from caregivers and their gifts of patience, endurance, humor, caring, depth and love."

"It feels like I'm doing something worthwhile in my life."

Provide Breaks for Caregivers

Become a respite volunteer and provide a break for someone who is caring for a child or adult with a disability, chronic illness or frailty in Washington County.

Respite Volunteer

Provide non-medical companionship, supervision and a friendly new face for a person with special needs so the caregiver has some time away.

As a respite volunteer, you can set your own schedule and volunteer with a family member or friend.

Some activities volunteers enjoy while providing respite include:

As a FamilyMeans volunteer, you can learn new skills, gain practical experience, meet new people and have fun while making a difference in someone’s life and providing help for caregivers.


Get started:

Volunteer Application

Volunteering with Financial Benefits

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