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Volunteer with PEPS

Volunteers are an extraordinary part of the PEPS community and the reason PEPS programs are so effective and meaningful.

Upcoming Training Dates

Our trainings are held at several locations in the greater Seattle area, and the next few are:

July 14, Saturday, Wallingford (Good Shepherd Ctr) 9:00 - 1:00

August 4, Saturday, Wallingford (Good Shepherd Ctr) 9:00 - 1:00

August 15, Wednesday, West Seattle (Fauntleroy YMCA) 9:00 - 1:00

September 6, Thursday, Wallingford (Good Shepherd Ctr) 5:30 - 9:30

Please RSVP to Cate Palmer to sign up for a training. Volunteers need only attend once.

Refresher Trainings for Experienced Group Leaders

We now offer quick 2-hour refreshers for experienced leaders who last trained before 1/1/2017 and will start groups in 2018 and beyond. Location is the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford, unless noted.

July 16, Monday,  9:30 – 11:30 am, W Seattle (Fauntleroy YMCA)

September 8, Saturday, 9:00 – 11:00 am

November 3, Saturday, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Please RSVP to Cate Palmer to sign up for a refresher.

98% of PEPS groups are facilitated by volunteers. PEPS volunteers are passionate about supporting new parents through the first months of life with a new baby. Over 2,400 families rely on PEPS volunteers each year.

Lead A Group

Volunteer Group Leaders are what makes the PEPS model work. These wonderful volunteers create a welcoming space for new parents to share, connect, and support one another. Learn more about what it's like to facilitate a PEPS group, leader requirements, training, resources and benefits.

More Ways to Volunteer

Volunteer

  • Special Events: Take part in fundraising events like helping decorate for the Luncheon. Help out at community-building events like Renton River Days or BabyFest. Let us know what interests you!
  • Guest Speakers: Share your professional expertise with parents on topics such as Early Learning, Couples' Relationships, Self-Care for Parents, Infant Safety & CPR and many more. Please read our Introduction for Guest Speakers and fill out the Application and Speaker Agreement.
  • PEPS Office: Help behind the scenes and on special projects at our office in Wallingford. Regularly scheduled and as-needed opportunities. Data entry, mailings, etc. Let us know what interests you!
  • Help Us Get the Word Out: It may seem like "everybody" knows about PEPS, but we serve just 10% of families having first babies in our area. And, most parents hear about PEPS from personal recommendations. Help us Get the Word Out with these easy ideas.
  • Board of Directors: The people on our board lend their passion, skills and expertise to help guide PEPS. Learn more about our Board of Directors and how to apply.

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