Volunteer Services

LCBMR/DD serves county residents out of 20 different locations. Volunteers assist with special activities designed to enrich the lives of children and adults with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities.

One of these locations could be YOUR site to volunteer!

Children Services
Murray Ridge School
Assisting in day programs
Providing special events
Chaperoning field trips
Developing instructional aids
Providing sites for community interaction
Day Camp
Assisting camp counselors
Assisting with special events
Adult Services
Because most Murray Ridge Center client-employees work during the day in our workshops or at competitive employment sites, choices to volunteers are unique:
Chaperone field trips
Assist with feeding selected clients
Assist with adaptive physical education and aquatics classes
Plan and implement special events
Residential Services
Volunteers help to enrich the lives of mentally retarded children and adults living in the agency’s group homes or supervised apartments by:
Sporting events
Shopping “sprees”
Dinner at a restaurant
Planning and implementing special events
Providing entertainment
Folk singing
Puppet shows
Assisting with Residential Camp activities
Other Volunteer Opportunities
Special Olympics
Track and fieldSwimmingState summer games
Assist the coaching staff
Chaperone competing athletes
Raise funds
The Choraleers (a singing group) needs volunteers who use agency vans to drive them to performances
Adult Clients who are competitively employed need advocates in the workplace:
“Friends” who will provide one-on-one outings
Chaperones for planned recreational activities