Legacy 68:5 seeks to sustain foster and adoptive families in their journey of building deep healing connections as well as workers in the community who are defending the vulnerable. We come alongside them by providing professional, tangible, and spiritual support. We can only do that with the help of a team of volunteers who are willing to play a part in the lives of those caring for the orphaned and vulnerable.
Jason Johnson of Christian Alliance for Orphans says, “In the Body of Christ, no one is called to do everything, but everyone is created to do something. Unique gifts are given to unique individuals, not for their own good but for the common good of the whole body.” We would like to help you find your “something.”
We have two lanes for you to get involved: Direct and Indirect Care. Direct Care involves direct contact with the families and children that we serve. Indirect Care does not involve direct contact with the children, but offers ways to get involved that may be “behind the scenes,” but are just as important and impactful. Legacy 68:5 staff help families identify gaps in their holistic, wraparound care network, and connect volunteers to families to meet these expressed needs.
Because of the populations that Legacy 68:5 serves, we require the highest standard of screening for volunteers in order to provide the safest environments possible for our children and families. All direct care volunteers must be CYSNA approved through HFBC (6 months active involvement at HFBC, Church membership, Approved Next Gen Application, Clear Background Check, Interview with Legacy 68:5 staff member.)
For more information on the CYSNA approval process, please contact Amy.Thorn@HoustonsFirst.org.
Legacy 68:5 Volunteer Infographic
If you are interested in joining the team, please fill out our form below and a team member will reach out!
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