Come Volunteer!

There are a variety of opportunities for volunteerism at The John & Vera Mae Perkins Foundation. Volunteering is a powerful way of sharing your God-given talents and gifts to improve the lives of others. We have Internship programs, Community Service Hours, Day Volunteers (AM & PM), Mission Project opportunities and more. If you have the spirit to serve, then God needs you for His service.
Our Mission Statement is to spread the wholistic Gospel of Jesus Christ which transforms lives and entire communities. Our vision is to inspire and advance the Gospel of reconciliation, justice and Christian Community Development nationally and around the world.

Morning and Afternoon Opportunities

Special Events, Property Management, Lawn care, Marketing, Communications, Information Technology (IT), and Writing.

Evening Opportunities:

    • To coordinate and follow-up with the mentor/child relationship
    • Coordinate other activities: Good News Club (GNC) and
    • Girls & Boys Fun Club
    • Recruit fellow college students to become a mentor

Mentoring Program

Mentoring: Tuesdays 6pm-7:15pm

Become a Mentor


Make a Difference – We are excited to announce the launch of our new Mentoring Program every Tuesday evening. We want all of our children to understand the Gospel of Jesus and to look to scripture as the absolute truth for their lives.

We are seeking: One to One mentors to help build the spiritual character of our children while enhancing their academic skills. Mentoring is a proven method of helping children, who through no fault of their own, come from troubled neighborhoods where poverty, violence, gangs, and crime are everyday dangers that place extra stresses on families. These stressors can endanger a child’s health and development. Will you help bridge this gap in the life of just one child?

Mentoring Application

For more information, contact Elizabeth Perkins – Program Director at
601-238-2073 or email:


Programs begin October 10, 2017

Good News Club: Tuesdays 5pm-6pm

Mentoring: Tuesdays 6pm-7:15pm

Girls & Boys Fun Club: Thursdays 5:15pm-7:15pm

Ages 6-17, Lite Dinner Provided

The Original of the C.C.D. Movement!
Christian Community Development


Tuesday Monthly Luncheon

11:45 to 1:00pm at
John & Vera Mae Perkins Foundation,
1831 Robinson St., 
Jackson, MS 39209.
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018
Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018
Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018