Attend a Tour

CCFI Agency Tours

An agency tour is the perfect way to get to know our mission at Center for Children & Families, Inc. – who we are, what we do, and how you can get involved! Guests hear from staff members and then take a guided walk through the agency. Tours last approximately one hour. 

These events are information based and you will not be asked for donations. We hope you will join us to learn more about our role in your community and ways you can help improve the lives of children.

For more information or to join a tour, please contact Jodana Borden at 405-364-1420 or JBorden@ccfinorman.org.

 

Get Involved

There are numerous ways for individuals, community members or group/organization to get involved with Center for Children and Families, Inc. Learn how you can help support CCFI by joining an agency tour, attending a special event or volunteering. 

Attend a Tour

An agency tour is the perfect way to get to know our mission, understand the services we offer and learn more about how you can get involved! To learn more about our monthly tours, please click here

Special Events

Our agency hosts several event throughout the year and/or is the beneficiary of several others. To view our latest events, please click here

Volunteer

We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, available year-round, for individuals and organizations who are interested in making a difference in a child’s life. To learn more, please click here

Special Events

Farm Girl Fair

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Come enjoy a relaxing day on the farm, all while supporting CCFI! The 3rd annual Farm Girl Fair will include 50+ vendor booths offering handmade crafts, vintage finds, art, jewelry, jams, jellies and SO much more!

Parking is free and a $5 admission fee will be collected at the gate. In addition to several on-site food trucks, CCFI will have a beverage station set up. Admission fees and beverage station proceeds will directly benefit CCFI, so be sure to stop by and enjoy some old-fashioned family fun!  

When: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sandy River Ranch, 3500 NW 72nd, Norman, OK


Run for the Next Generation

On August 26, 2017, Hitachi Computer Products America hosted the 8th Annual Run for the Next Generation, a 5K benefiting CCFI's mission to heal children, empower youth and strengthen families.

 

 

Volunteer 

Volunteers are critical to the success of our agency. You can be part of the hundreds of volunteers who help heal children, empower youth and strengthen families. There are countless ways to get involved! We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, available year-round, for *individuals and organizations who are interested in making a difference in a child’s life.

For more information or to apply, please contact Melanie Hetherington at 405-364-1420 or MHetherington@ccfinorman.org.

*Must be 18 or older to volunteer in direct services with children at CCFI. Younger children can volunteer with adult supervision in special assignments. All volunteers must pass a background check and complete training.


Volunteer Opportunities

Baby Pantry Volunteer
Flexible schedule [Monday–Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.]
A minimum commitment of 3 hours per week for 6 months is required. 

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Unloading boxes
  • Organzie the Baby Pantry as needed 
  • Pack, sort and organize diapers and wipes
  • Distribute diapers and wipes to walk-in pantry guests

Play Therapy Group Assistants
Mondays, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
A minimum commitment of 6 months is required. 

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Assist in therapeutic children’s play groups by engaging with children (ages 0-12) through play
  • Help with set up/break down
  • Must have the ability to keep client names/identities confidential

Greeter [Off-Site Parents Assistance Class]
Tuesday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
A minimum commitment of 6 months is required. 

Location
First Baptist Church
211 W Comanche St,
Norman, OK 73069


Summary of Essential Duties

  • Provide access to the facility to clients before class, beginning at 5:30 p.m., as well as access for those who arrive late, lasting until 6:30 p.m.
  • Welcome class attendees and provide direction as needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation to the facility, the ability to sit/stand for one hour and the ability to keep client names/identities confidential. 

Boys & Girls Club of Norman Power Hour Volunteers [Spring 2018] 
Monday–Thursday, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. [K-5th Grade] or 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. [6th grade+]
A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Work one-on-one with Club members to provide homework assistance
  • Serve as a positive adult role model
  • Build positive relationships with Club members

Boys & Girls Club of Norman Program Volunteers [Spring 2018]
Monday–Friday, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

Summary of Essential Duties

    • Provide homework assistance
    • Assist with games, activities, crafts, etc. 
    • Serve as a positive adult role model
    • Build positive relationships with Club members

    One-Time and Short-Term Volunteer Opportunities 

    Throughout the year, CCFI is involved with an array of special events, benefits and miscellaneous projects, most of which require extra staffing. These types of opportunities are ideal for individuals or groups who'd like to volunteer but are unable to commit to long-term service. For more information or to apply, please contact Melanie Hetherington at 405-364-1420 or MHetherington@ccfinorman.org.