The next respite night will be held Saturday, October 7, 2023.Volunteers 12 and under Volunteers 13+ Family registration
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What Respite Nights Look Like
- Parents drop off their kids for three hours while volunteers hang out with the children. Parents and caregivers can enjoy an evening off.
- There are many activities for kids at our respite nights. A nursery is available for children ages 0-3, and older children (ages 4+) can play in the gym or explore a variety of rooms with extra activities.
- A licensed nurse is always available if any medical need may arise.
What does volunteering at a respite night involve?
- Volunteers hang out with kids while parents and caregivers enjoy an evening off.
- There is a place for every volunteer! We welcome all comfort levels of volunteering. When you submit a volunteer registration, we ask how you would like to be involved during the evening and how comfortable you are in working with special needs children.
- Training is available at every respite night. Training begins at 3:30pm and available for everyone.
- A lot goes on at a respite night. Volunteers are needed to play, help supervise, and lead activity rooms like the creative room, toy room, sensory room, gym area, movie room, and more.
- It’s a great opportunity to volunteer with your friends or your family.
- We have a nursery available for children 0-3 years old. Younger children of volunteers can also hang out here while parents volunteer.
- A licensed nurse is always available if any medical needs may arise.
Questions? Contact Michael Crawford, Special Needs Director, at or (952)224-3177.