Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Ready for Life is looking for people who are interested in partnering with our agency to give their time and talents to bless the families and kids we serve. 


There are a variety of needs that volunteers help with including transportation, child care, tutoring, organizing of donations, marketing, mentoring, and many more.

If you are interested or would like more information, fill out the interest form below and give us a call!

Volunteer Interest Form

Contact us with questions info@readyforlife.net.



Ready for Life is always seeking experienced and caring individuals to help us meet our goals of making foster children ready for life.

You can find a copy of our employment application by clicking HERE. 

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out our application form and send it along with a cover letter and current resume to:

Ready for Life Foster Family Agency
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 991393
Redding, CA 96099-1393

Or fax to (530) 225-8780.

We will review your resume and application upon receipt and get back to you as soon as possible.

Child Care Worker

Ready for Life Foster Family Agency is seeking a qualified Child Care Worker for a full-time position. Seeking a qualified applicant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience caring for multiple children ages 3 months to 4 years.

Our agency provides on-site child care services for employees. We are seeking a nurturing, loving, patient, fun, energetic, responsible and reliable caregiver for infants/toddlers. Duties include, but are not limited to:

•Organize activities or implement a curriculum that allows children to learn about the world and explore interests
•Develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime
•Maintain confidentiality of child and family information.
•Promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers. 
•Provide experiences that promote individual expression through conversation, play, and creativity, singing and reading. 
•Maintain a safe, clean, caregiving environment, practices good personal hygiene and hand washing, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment. This includes routines related to diapering, eating, napping and transitioning between activities.
•Ensure parents receive adequate information about their child's experiences at the center through daily contact logs.

Must possess or obtain CPR and First Aid certification and a Driver’s License. Must receive a criminal record review (including Child Abuse, D.O.J., and FBI clearances) prior to beginning employment. Must receive a Health Screening (verifying good health) and a TB screening not more than one year prior to or seven days after employment. Must have a minimum of a high school diploma. Additional education in child development a plus. Must submit a current DMV printout and a copy of vehicle registration.

All interested applicants can apply by sending a resume and cover letter to sarah@readyforlife.net or faxing copies to 530-225-8780. Salary dependent on experience.

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