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Whether you can spare a few hours a week or a few hours a month, there are numerous ways to volunteer with Little Steps. We have volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. Students can even earn community service hours with us! Read our “Ways to Help” tabs to learn about our volunteer opportunities. For more information call Addy Cooper, our Community Coordinator, at (864) 616-2881.

Ways You Can Help

Sections noted with a ♥ are the highest need areas

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45–8:15pm

If you love children and would love to rock and play with babies and kids we have the spot for you! Volunteers are needed to assist in the Children’s Area while our participants are in class learning.

Students ages 16 and up may volunteer in child care. Students ages 12–15 may volunteer in child care with an accompanying adult, maximum 2 students per adult. Background check required.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:15pm

If you love to cook now is the time to break out those culinary skills or pitch in and donate a meal! The food you provide will feed our participants and volunteers on class nights. (Beverages are also appreciated.) This is a great way for small groups to get involved and help our organization! Meals for 30 people need to be delivered to Little Steps at 5:15 pm.

Sign up here to donate a meal

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30–7:00pm

If you love to keep things running smoothly then we have the place for you! Help set up for dinner on class nights, keep the line moving, and then clean it all up at the end. This is a HUGE help to our staff! Background check required.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30–8:30pm

Teach the provided curriculum, lead discussions, and encourage the teen and young parents in our program. Must be able to commit to an 8-12 week course, one night a week. Training and supervision is provided. Background check required.

Thursdays, 10:00am–Noon

Log in donations and sort donated items into designated categories. Restock the Baby Boutique as needed and help keep track of inventory.

Join our Fund Development Committee and help organize and implement fund raising events to benefit Little Steps. Our current events include a golf tournament, anniversary gala, and low country boil. Fresh ideas and enthusiastic volunteers are always welcome! Email to see how you can help.

Be an advocate in the community for Little Steps. Help secure financial resources and ensure effective planning to keep Little Steps up and running. Email our board chair, Beth Jamieson at for more information.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Attend an Open House at Little Steps and see the different ways you can help
  2. Fill out our Volunteer Application
  3. Log in to your Volunteer Account
  4. Sign up for Volunteer Opportunities

Need help navigating our
Volunteer Account system?
View or print our Tip Sheet.