Volunteer with SAFS!

Sylvania Area Family Services (SAFS) offers programs and services to families and children in the greater Sylvania area. SAFS relies heavy on our volunteer base, it is a HUGE part of our mission to help strengthen Sylvania one family at a time!!  Scouts, students, groups, individuals 13+ are all welcome to volunteer at our facility. Volunteer hours are during SAFS business hours, Monday -Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Limited weekend volunteer opportunities for special events. Please follow our Facebook page for weekend volunteer opportunities. 

Here are some ideas on how you can volunteer:

Harvest Food Pantry:

·         Food Distribution (Thursday)

·         Food Pantry (stocking, labeling, sorting, cleaning)

·         Senior Commodity Distribution (1st Monday each month)

·         Stamp out Hunger Postal Food Drive (2nd Saturday in May)


Holiday Basket Assistance:

·         Registration intake volunteers


Special Events:

·        Back 2 School supply giveaway                                                            


·        Sylvania Uncorked Chocolate and Wine  

           •Solicit auction item donations

           •Set-up and tear down


Summer Camp must have BCI/FBI background check

·         Camp counselors 16yrs +

·         Guest Speakers

Large Group ideas:

  • Hold a non-perishable food or personal care product donation drive at your school or organization to benefit the SAFS choice food pantry.
  • Collect pocket change during a semester with donation jars and specify the money to go toward a SAFS project.

For volunteer opportunities, email cbray.safs@gmail.com or call 419-882-8415