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Volunteer at Cedarcrest

Cedarcrest is very proud to have extraordinary individuals and groups who generously give their time, knowledge, and skills by volunteering with and for our children. We hope that you decide to be a part of our dynamic team.

Who Can Volunteer at cedarcrest?

Our volunteers include families, scouts, school groups, high school and college students, and adults of all ages. United in a shared enthusiasm for our mission and a strong commitment to helping others, our volunteers bring a wealth of talents, skills, and interests to their work on behalf of our children and Cedarcrest.

There are many opportunities for volunteering, ranging from working directly with the children we care for, to gardening or administrative projects. Some volunteers come in individually to help with day-to-day tasks and recreation activities, while others may come in groups as a school, business, or community service organization to run or assist with larger events. If you are searching for volunteer opportunities in NH, Cedarcrest welcomes those willing to share their time.

Cedarcrest Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities at Cedarcrest are shaped by you. Our goal is to structure your volunteer experience so that it is a joy for you and a real benefit to the children in our care or to the staff here at Cedarcrest. We are always open to unique or new ideas! Some volunteers come in for weekly or monthly sessions, while others help out less regularly for special occasions such as dances or holiday events.

Examples of volunteering opportunities at Cedarcrest include:

  • Playing, reading, or walking with children during evening or weekend recreation
  • Holding, rocking, or comforting children during quiet times
  • Sharing your culinary, artistic, musical, or theatrical talents as a performer or instructor
  • Assisting with recreation activities and programs
  • Helping with special events
  • Gardening and grounds work
  • Assisting with administrative tasks, such as staffing the reception desk
  • Sewing or altering clothing

Individual volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering regularly, we ask that you fill out an application form. After the completed application is received and reviewed, including information requests such as a background check, the Recreation Coordinator or other Cedarcrest staff will reach out with more information and further steps. Please download the individual application form PDF here or pick one up at Cedarcrest.

group Volunteers

If you have a group of scouts, students, team, or club members, please print and fill out this form to help us plan your visit(s). If you are a group coming in for a single event you do not need to have members complete the individual volunteer packet. Staff will get in touch with the person designated as the contact on the form with details prior to scheduling and finalizing the event commitment.

Interested in Volunteering?

Fill out the form below and attach the completed application for an individual or group

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“Cedarcrest, to me, is the definition of inspiration. The positive attitude of the Cedarcrest community is both contagious and an inspiration for all. Despite my own personal mood when I arrive at Cedarcrest, I leave with one of hope, faith, encouragement, and always a smile.”

- Annie DiSilva, Trustee

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