Full-Time Volunteer Information

Putting your heart into volunteering is incredibly rewarding for both yourself and those you help.

Full-Time Volunteers live in the SACH Children’s Home and are fully immersed in the day to day lives of the children at Save a Child’s Heart. Your role in this position will be to plan fun, imaginative, and educational activities, oversee the volunteer shifts to ensure that the part-time volunteers and the children are involved in safe activities, and help the House-mother and Volunteer Coordinator with any additional tasks.

Full-Time Volunteers apply to live in the Save a Child's Heart Children's Home for two-week shifts. They work directly with the staff and SACH families.
The minimum age for volunteering is 18. If you have any questions regarding this policy,
please email Daniela at ylcoordinator@saveachildsheart.com

Important Information

Download the Full-Time Volunteer Manual

Submitting an Application

To submit an online application, please refer to the following guidelines:

Step 1
Find the dates you are looking to volunteer followed by the month in which the application should be submitted.
Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis and you can begin to submit applications 1 year prior to the date that you are interested in volunteering.
  • Time of Volunteering January 2019, Apply by November 1, 2018
  • Time of Volunteering February 2019, Apply by December 1, 2018
  • Time of Volunteering March 2019, Apply by January 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering April 2019, Apply by February 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering May 2019, Apply by February 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering June 2019, Apply by February 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering July 2019, Apply by March 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering August 2019, Apply by March 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering September 2019, Apply by July 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering October 2019, Apply by August 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering November 2019, Apply by September 1, 2019
  • Time of Volunteering December 2019, Apply by October 1, 2019

Step 2
Fill out the application.

Step 3
Please allow two to three weeks after submission for a response from the Volunteer Coordinator. Before your interview can take place, we need to have your résumé/CV and two letters of recommendation on file (Recommendation letters can be sent at a later date if they are not readily available). These documents should be sent via email to ylcoordinator@saveachildsheart.com, along with any questions or concerns.

*All Canadian volunteers must also complete a record check through the local police department*

*Please make sure to read the "Important Information" link above*

Step 4
Pending acceptance into the program, potential program participants must have our medical history form completed and signed by a licensed practitioner. Please download, fill out, and return to email provided on the document.


Apply here!

Download the Medical Form