Get Involved

Below are some the ways to get involved and stay connected with the Family Center!


We are a volunteer-based nonprofit organization and donations are always welcome! Some of the ways to donate are:

*Check: Payable to United Way of Greater Plymouth County, Attn: Community Connections of Brockton,

*Gift Card: local office supply store, and

* Your time: Initiating and participating in Community activities are the best gift.

[Note: Our office falls under the United Way of Plymouth County 501-C-3 of our fiscal partner. Tax ID exemption number is available upon request]. 


We are always in need of volunteers. Volunteers are needed to contribute to the efficient day-to-day operations of The Family Center and support the work of the Family Resource Coordinator. For volunteering opportunities and inquiry please email Melinda Kneeland at At this time our volunteer opportunities are full. Please check with us in the spring to identify a time and project for your volunteer interest!) 


Our office offers school credit/non-credit internships for Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Summary: Work with the agency staff, parents, and community partners to assess community needs, and develop and implement programs and resources to meet those needs.


  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Capacity to work with diverse groups
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Interest in nonprofit management and community development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Should be able to work independently with minimum supervision.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in activities and programs run by the Center
  • Support in the day to day functions of the organization
  • Answer phone calls and direct them appropriately
  • Assist with data entry
  • Engage with the clients
  • Help in writing clients’ assessment
  • Student Outcomes:
  • Student will gain work experience in the social work or related fields
  • Have the opportunity to experience working with a diverse community
  • Gain skills and knowledge in a professional setting.

(For more details and inquiries at

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