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

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. All participants must be 18 or older to volunteer in direct services with children; however younger children can volunteer with adult supervision in special circumstances. 

CCFI no longer provides volunteer opportunities for court-ordered community service.

How to Apply

All volunteers must submit a volunteer application and complete a *background check. Background checks are $19 and must be paid in full by each applicant via check, made payable to Center for Children and Families, or over the phone. CCFI will submit a background check to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation within 3 business days of receiving an application.   

 

Completed applications and background check forms can be submitted by:

Mail/In Person: 210 S. Cockrel Ave., Norman, OK 73071
Email: Chelsea Hinkle - CHinkle@ccfinorman.org 
Fax: 405-364-1433

For questions regarding the volunteer application process, please contact Chelsea Hinkle at 405-364-1420 or CHinkle@ccfinorman.org.  

* Background checks are processed by the OSBI and require your social security number. If you would prefer to give this information over the phone, please contact our front office staff at 405-364-1420, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m


Volunteer Opportunities

Front Office / Baby Pantry
Flexible schedule [Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.]

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Greet clients
  • Answer phones
  • Assist clients with questions regarding classes
  • Organize the CCFI Baby Pantry
  • Pack, sort and distribute diapers and wipes to clients 

We are now accepting applications for Summer 2018.

To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Ashley Kephart at 405-364-1420 or AKephart@ccfinorman.org.


Kids Cafe [Boys & Girls Club of Norman]
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at least once a week
A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Assist Kids Cafe Coordinator in preparation and delivery of meals to youth
  • Assist in cleaning
  • Food handler’s permit required for this position

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. 

To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Carlye McQuiston at 405-364-1420 or CMcQuiston@ccfinorman.org.


K - 5th Grade Power Hour [Boys & Girls Club of Norman]
3:40 – 4:30 p.m. at least once a week
A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

Summary of Essential Duties

  • Work with assigned Club member to provide one-on-one homework help

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. 

To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Carlye McQuiston at 405-364-1420 or CMcQuiston@ccfinorman.org.


6th Grade and up Power Hour [Boys & Girls Club of Norman]
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. at least once a week (can be in addition to K-5th power hour)
A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

 Summary of Essential Duties

    • Work with assigned Club member to provide one-on-one homework help
    • Aid in Power Hour lessons taught by staff members

    We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. 

    To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Carlye McQuiston at 405-364-1420 or CMcQuiston@ccfinorman.org.


    K - 1st Grade Program Volunteer [Boys & Girls Club of Norman]
    3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at least once a week
    A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

     Summary of Essential Duties

      • Help lead academic enrichment activities in Power Hour with the group
      • Assist with K - 1st Grade in the gym, on the playground, in the community room and during art class
      • Engage with members, act as a mentor and build positive relationships throughout your time in the Club

      We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. 

      To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Carlye McQuiston at 405-364-1420 or CMcQuiston@ccfinorman.org.


      General Program Volunteer [Boys & Girls Club of Norman]
      3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at least once a week
      A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

       Summary of Essential Duties

        • Help lead academic enrichment activities in Power Hour with the 2nd - 5th Grade group
        • Assist with activities throughout the program, including in the gym, community room, opportunity zone, playground and art room as needed
        • Engage with members, act as a mentor and build positive relationships throughout your time in the Club

        We are now accepting applications Fall 2018. 

        To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Carlye McQuiston at 405-364-1420 or CMcQuiston@ccfinorman.org.


        Teen Program Volunteer [Boys & Girls Club of Norman]
        5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at least once a week
        A minimum commitment of 1 shift a week for 6 months is required. 

         Summary of Essential Duties

          • Assist in the BGCN Teen Room and any various areas of the Club
          • Engage with teen members, act as a mentor and build positive relationships throughout your time in the Club

          We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018. 

          To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Carlye McQuiston at 405-364-1420 or CMcQuiston@ccfinorman.org.


          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

          We are accepting applications for Fall 2018.

          To apply, complete the volunteer application above. For questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, contact Jessica Hodges at 405-364-1420 or JHodges@ccfinorman.org.


          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, please contact Jodana Borden at 405-364-1420 or JBorden@ccfinorman.org.