Training

“Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place.”                                                   Henri Nouwen

Welcome to the FPSWPA Volunteer Center

Thank you for volunteering with Family Promise of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  You are essential to our success in serving children and their families in our region who’ve lost their home.  In selecting Family Promise SWPA as a mission that you support with your time and talents, you are part of our connection with families in crisis.  We appreciate all that you do for the families whom we serve.

Family Promise SWPA requires all volunteers who interact with guest families complete mandatory training, please register below to access the training area.  A password is required to watch the videos, please contact your Family Promise Coordinator for password assistance.

Registration is required for volunteers over 18 to access training.


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Volunteers Ages 10 to 18

Family Promise SWPA has produced a short training module specifically for youth volunteers.  All volunteers between the ages of 10 and 18 should view the required learning videos prior to your service.

Registration is not required for youth volunteers, but you’re welcome to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with Family Promise SWPA

Volunteers over the age of 10 should view
For Youth Volunteers prior to volunteering with Family Promise SWPA.

Click to watch: For Youth Volunteers

Youth age 16 and older should also view How Can I Help? prior to volunteering.

Click to watch: How Can I Help?

We gratefully acknowledge the Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation whose support made this video training series possible.

Thanks to our wonderful video presenters!

Addison, Amy, Andrew, Annabel, Anne, Art, Barbara, Blaise, Cephus, Christy, Darenda, Darrin, Demi, Desiree, Dominic, Fr. Rick, Gordon, Grant, Grayson, Hazel, Hillary, Holly, Hope, Jean, Jeannie, Julie, Karen, Kendra, Khai’ier, Kwamaine, Kwanell, Kylie, Laura, Lydia, Mary, Nadine, Rebekah, Tim & Toni