Volunteer

Whether it’s through framing a new home, providing childcare during Home Ownership classes, serving a meal at Family Haven or providing administrative help at our offices, volunteers are a crucial part of ICCF’s work in our community. Let’s explore together where your gifts and ICCF’s needs meet!

Volunteer Opportunities

Administration: Assist with data entry, filing, organization or front-desk coverage.

Childcare: ICCF offers free childcare for parents who are taking financial empowerment classes. Volunteers help by playing with, reading to, and making art with the kids!

Classroom Instruction: Do you expertise in financial management, home maintenance or other home ownership or financial capabilities skills? We would love to talk with you about teaching for ICCF.

Construction: Help prepare homes for renovation through building, light demolition, landscaping, and clean up.

Family Haven: Share your talents with families in our emergency shelter by making a meal, leading a craft or game night for kids, cleaning, or organizing the clothes pantry.

Volunteer Event Team: If you love events and hospitality, ICCF’s event team may be the perfect fit! Help with Summer Concerts, staff meetings, back-to-school events and more.

Apply Today

Tell us about yourself.

Tell us about your passions, gifts, and experiences so that we can find the place where your gifts intersect with ICCF’s needs. Fill out a volunteer application and follow the steps below to begin volunteering.

Volunteer Process

Step 1

Look over the volunteer opportunities and see if there is an area you would like to serve. Or call or email Katie Brower (616-336-9333 x411, kbrower@iccf.org), Volunteer Coordinator, to learn more about these and other opportunities.

Step 2

Fill out a volunteer a group or individual volunteer application.

Step 3

Within a week of submitting your application, an ICCF staff person will get back to you about your volunteer interest and to figure out next steps.

Step 4

Begin volunteering with ICCF!

Volunteer Highlight

Sue Spahr, ICCF Volunteer

Sue Spahr has been an active ICCF volunteer for more than five years. She has helped families obtain housing by assisting them with their coursework, supporting them in their efforts to build credit, organizing volunteers during home construction projects, and more. Below are a few of Sue’s thoughts on volunteering with ICCF and its benefits – to both the organization and the volunteer.

Why ICCF?

ICCF shares my own hopes and dreams for our world: safe, secure, healthy homes. For all people. This organization is a testament to Christ’s love and respect. And that is a great gift.

Favorite ICCF memory?

There have been so many! I get very emotional watching families receive the address to their new home. The hope and joy in their eyes is unmistakable. Last year’s gala event was also very special. So many selfless people support this organization. They humbly give and are evidence of “Love in action.”

Why volunteer?

To have an impact on the lives of others – for generations to come. And to be faithful, love-filled servant for the Lord. The employees at ICCF don’t feel or act like this is their job. Their hearts are with the mission! And my heart is too.

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Volunteer hours in 2016

$115675

Money saved through volunteers in 2016

135

Individual Volunteers in 2016

75

Volunteer Groups in 2016

Other Ways to Support ICCF

Learn

Invite a member of our team to speak to your church, business, or group. Or join us for a Lunch and Tour event to learn more about our work.

Donate Goods

Help support our families by donating housing supplies and other goods. A full list can be found here.

Pray

Lift our clients, our work, and our people before the Lord and pray that He will bless our efforts to promote housing opportunities and justice throughout our community.

Financial Support

Monetary gifts sustain our work. Consider supporting ICCF with a one-time donation or by giving monthly through our Families First program.

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