Help Infants and Mothers

Help Infants and Mothers

Please prayerfully consider joining our team of volunteers and support the work we do in pregnancy and adoption!

Ways to Donate

  • Online Donations: Want to donate to our baby closet? We have an Amazon Wishlist for our parent and adoption support.
  • In-Person Donations: Do you prefer to drop off donations to our office? Click here for needed items and give us a call at (703) 425-0100 to coordinate drop-off.
  • The AmazonSmile Foundation: Did you know that every time you shop on Amazon, The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Catholic Charities? Your Amazon shopping experience stays the same, and you can watch the dollars add up for the clients we are serving. Simply click the icon below and select "Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington" as your charity.

Thank you for supporting the Pregnancy and Adoption Support of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington!

 


Volunteer Opportunities

We depend on the generous support of our volunteers time and talents. Below are some volunteer opportunities that may be of interest. If you have any suggestions or skills that are not listed but you still want to assist, please contact us. Please email our Volunteer Coordinator Mary Lou at MChristy@ccda.net if interested.

Pregnancy Support Advocate

Provide mentorship and support to woman experiencing crisis pregnancies. Training and supervision will be provided (Fairfax and Manassas opportunities available; volunteer would only meet with clients in the office setting, must be able to commit to at least 5 hours a month, 8 hours preferred). Volunteer would also assist with development of resources for pregnant woman, and program development tasks related to pregnancy support. Prior counseling/social worker/case management experience a plus. Bilingual preferred but not required.

Social Media/Communications Volunteer:

Volunteer will assist the program by reviewing and making recommendations and improvements to our online and social media communications to maintain relationships with current partners and increase our presence to potential clients (can work remote, meet with program manager periodically)

5K Coordinator

Coordinate the BRAVE 5K for May 2019 to raise awareness/advocate for the BRAVE parents who choose adoption for their children, share positive adoption messages and bring communities together to support adoption and all members of the adoption triad. Funds raised will go to pre and post placement services and support for birth parents (can be remote; ongoing communication with program manager)

Outreach Team Member:

Strategize with a team of volunteers and staff to connect with relevant community organizations (hospitals, pregnancy centers, parishes/churches/etc.) and partners to share information about our program and build relationships. Our outreach team meets about once every six weeks and will schedule meetings according to all participants availability. Follow up work can be remote or in the office.

General Program Support

Assist with support tasks related to the work of our program in the office including filing, greeting clients, answering phones, sending emails, etc. Other duties may include attending program events such as training or information meetings when available, assisting with baby closet donations (distribution and inventory), help with planning events, etc.

Prayer Warrior Coordinator

Assist with developing, tracking and maintaining communications with prayer warriors who are committed to prayerfully supporting our program. The coordinator will assist in recruiting prayer warriors, tracking prayer commitments, and maintaining communications by sending out prayer requests periodically via email. The structure of this can be developed by the coordinator and program manager. This volunteer position can be remote with occasional meeting with staff in office.