Lead by Example

Every year, hundreds of volunteers make it possible for EmBe to impact the lives of children, women, and families. EmBe volunteers contribute their time, talent, and resources to our make a difference in our community. Find the best fit for you and become a part of our legacy to transform lives.

Youth Programs

Girls on the Run®
Inspire and empower girls by volunteering as a coach. Our girls need you more than ever! You do not need to be a runner; you simply need to have a desire to support and encourage girls. Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity-based, positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-5th grades.
Contact Jasmina: jnmiller@embe.org

We are looking for men and women interested in volunteering as a coach. You will help build skills, enthusiasm, and teamwork in 3rd-6th grade girls. The focus is building self-esteem, sportsmanship, team building, improving physical condition, increasing agility, hand-eye coordination, and improving reflexes.
Contact Jasmina: jnmiller@embe.org

FIRST® LEGO® League relies on volunteers to help run our tournaments. You can be a Door Keeper, Timer, Robot Game Assistant, Judges Assistant, Robot Game Referee and Project, Robot Design or Core Values Judge. Referees and judges require pre-tournament training.
Contact Gerald: gmessersmith@embe.org

Women’s Programs

Dress for Success Career Coach
Help women improve their resumes, interviewing skills, and job-search process.

Dress for Success Suiting Coach
Help women find a suit and the confidence that makes them shine and increases their chances of getting a job.

Dress for Success Inventory Maintenance and Boutique Organization
Sort through donations, stock, and organize our boutique.

Contact Courtney: chardie@embe.org

Dress for Success Closet Sale

  • Inventory Preparation – Help organize and move inventory to the gym.
  • Set-Up – Help arrange inventory by hanging clothes, creating displays, and organizing the sales floor.
  • Sales Floor – Help shoppers checkout and circulate the sales floor to keep things looking tidy.
  • Tear-Down – Strike display materials and ready unpurchased merchandise for donation.

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Needed on various career-related topics for Women’s Leadership Program, Women to the Workforce, and Tapestry.

Contact Courtney: chardie@embe.org

Help women build a support network and provide career development tools through EMPOWERMentors or Women’s Leadership Program.

Contact Melissa: mhiatt@embe.org

Special Events

Events include: Girls on the Run® 5K, In Her Shoes, and Tribute to Women
Whether fundraising, raising awareness, or celebrating women and families, we welcome your help and expertise. You can help plan an event, prepare and/or set up for the event, help on-site at the event, or in other ways that your time and talents allow!
Contact Susanne: sgale@embe.org


Swim Lesson Aid
Assist the swim instructor in the water with swim lessons. You do not have to be WSI certified to be an aid; just enjoy working with children. This is also a great experience for someone that is working toward their WSI certification to shadow other instructors.
Contact Ryan: rfischer@embe.org

Volunteer Interest Form

All childcare volunteer applicants, ages 18 and older, must agree to a criminal background check and be fingerprinted according to state law and EmBe policy.