GPS Event Volunteer – Job Description

Guided Pathways – Support for Youth and Families (GPS) welcomes volunteers to help with GPS events throughtout the year. This person assists ans supports special events including our quarterly Family Social Event, volunteer Recognition Party, and Summer Picnic. Volunteer help with the planning of an event and/or help with the day of event duties like set-up and clean-up. If you ever wanted to be part of a dynamic and positive team, GPS is the place to volunteer.


The Event Volunteer should have professional or volunteer experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent communication skills in-person and on the phone
  • Good organizational skills, detail-oriented, and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Able to support a project with goals and deadlines.
  • Can balance between being a self-starter and not being afraid to ask questions and receive further direction.
  • And a Team Player
  • Able to carry 25 lbs.

Volunteer Commitment:

  • Volunteers should bring a passion for working with families and youth affected by emotional, mental and substance abuse issues.
  • Most Event Volunteer will be working during the evenings and weekends.
  • Some tasks may have very short deadlines while other duties may provide more flexibility.
  • A minimum of a 2 hour shift.


The Event Volunteer will work directly with the Office and Volunteer Coordinator with the goal of creating a fun and successful event.

All volunteers must fill out a GPS Volunteer Application and pass a background check prior to any duties.

If you enjoy working in an environment with positive people, your volunteer time would only increase our ability to make a real difference in the community and in the lives of those we serve.