Volunteering in Dallas Tx

Volunteering is something that benefits both the person who volunteers and the organization they volunteer for. If you have some extra time and are wondering where in the Dallas area your services could be used, here are a few of the many places in the area who would be more than happy to hear from you.

Big Brothers and Sisters of Dallas

Big Brothers and Sisters is an organization that matches children up with an adult who can make a connection with them. Dallas like many cities in the United States has children who are in need of a friend and a mentor. If you are interested in helping these kids there are many of them age 6-18 who are just waiting for you to volunteer. You can make a real difference to a child. Children who have a big brother or sister are less likely to use drugs or alcohol and are more likely to attend school and do their homework.  You have the chance to make a real difference in the life of a child, why not give them a call today?

Alley’s House

Alleys House is dedicated to providing teen mothers with the resources they need to be good mothers, and complete their education. It teaches them the skill they need to stay off the welfare rolls and provides them with a mentor to give them the support they may be lacking in their lives. If you are interested in volunteering they need volunteers in the mentoring program, tutoring, child care, administrative, fund raising and special events. You will need to undergo a background check and provide personal reference. You can really make a difference in a teen mothers life, why not volunteer help give one girl a chance for a better life.

Goodwill Industries of Dallas

Goodwill always has numerous volunteer opportunities available. If you have limited time to offer you may want to consider having a donation drive at your workplace. If you are available to come to the site to volunteer there are always positions available for persons who can answer the telephone or donate their clerical services at the main office on Westmorland St.

There are donation coming in daily and people are needed to sort the donations and to make sure everything is in good condition. There are also opportunities to help the public when they bring in their donations, lifting and carrying is required in this position. If you would like to help by tutoring, ,there are opportunities to teach computer use and help prepare applicants for their GED.

The local stores always need volunteers to help. There are openings for cashiers, stockers and customer service. If you have time to donate, Goodwill has plenty of opportunities for willing and able volunteers as well as for those who need to do community service.

Love For Kids Charity

For over thirty years Love For Kids has been providing those who have need of it’s services some exceptional experiences. It isn’t just for kids either it is also for the young at heart. Every year they sponsor a Christmas party for between two and three thousand kids, a senior “spring fling” and an “All Kids Count” summer picnic. All of these event require a lot of volunteers. Whether you want to work at the event, sponsor a fund raiser or donate new toys there are many ways that Love For Kids can use your time and financial help.

These are just a few of the many places in Dallas who can use your volunteer services. If you have time to spare you won’t have any trouble finding a charity who will be able to put that spare time to good use. If you don’t see one here that fits your interests contact the hospitals, ASPCA or local and church food pantries, these organizations are always in need of an extra pair of hands.