Individual Service Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Deep Roots.  Please look through the opportunities listed below and if there is something of interest to you, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 302-588-2159 or

Deep Roots needs help getting our residents to work, extracurricular & educational activities, meetings, and more. Transportation is vital in helping our residents stand back up on their own feet. We provide a van or you may use your own vehicle. We have opportunities for drivers in Cecil County and Delaware and are flexible with your schedule.  Further details here.

The Sprouts After School Program provides homework help and fun group activities ranging from art to physical fitness for school age children. Content will be provided to facilitate the program or you can feel free to offer your own suggestions. If you love working with children, you’ll love working with the Sprouts After School Program!  Further details here.

Becoming a Tutor or Mentor to our resident children means more than just helping them with their homework. This creates the opportunity to form bonds and widen their support system. For Tutoring sessions, we will provide content but feel free to put your own spin on it! Further details

Are you a keen chef?  Do you know how to manage a busy and large kitchen?  We need help with both food preparation and overall kitchen management, particularly during the busy summer seasons when we have workgroups with us.  Help Deep Roots impart lifelong skills for healthy eating and cooking to our residents.  Further details here.

We are always are in need of friendly, outgoing volunteers to answer telephone calls, respond to questions, make referrals and take messages.  We are flexible with your schedule, just let us know when you’re available.  Further details here.

Deep Roots publishes a quarterly newsletter.  We are looking for help organizing, printing, and mailing this newsletter.  If you work well independently and enjoy giving back to the community, this is a great opportunity.  Further details here.

Are you tech savvy?  Looking for a way to give back to the community? Deep Roots is looking for an individual to manage our database. Once you are familiarized with our systems, you’ll be able to volunteer from the comfort of your home.  Further details here.

We are looking for groups to help out at our Widening The Horizon Monthly Event Program. Events are typically on Saturdays and occur in Maryland and Delaware. Events bring children together from Clairvaux Farm, Cecil County, and Delaware as a community. Groups will help by providing activities and guiding the children through them. Adult and youth groups are welcome to adopt an event.  Further details here.

Do you know how to teach parenting skills? Are you a personal trainer? Or a yoga instructor? Are you adept at leading workshops on health issues?  Do you have a special skill or training that may benefit the needs of our children, youth and families? Let us know!  Further details here.

We are always in need of miscellaneous help around Clairvaux Farm.  If you are interested in sorting donations, gardening, childcare, maintenance, or have any other skills you are interested in sharing please let us know!