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The Dallas Children's Advocacy Center has flexible and meaningful opportunities for those interested in volunteering their time and unique talents toward restoring dignity, hope, and healing to children traumatized by physical and sexual abuse. 

An interview, criminal and CPS criminal background check, and training is required for all people who wish to volunteer. All volunteers receive comprehensive training. Volunteer orientation is held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. No orientation is held in November or December. 

Please complete the volunteer online form for more information

or

Contact Becky, our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@dcac.org or 214-818-2633


Volunteer opportunities include:

Playroom Volunteer


Playroom Volunteers assist the Center's children in play activities while they are waiting for an interview or therapy session.

Playroom Volunteer Shifts:

Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Administrative Volunteer


Administrative Volunteers assist in the Center's business offices with clerical work, data entry, making copies, answering telephones, or research projects.

Administrative Volunteer Shifts:

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Therapy Department Cleaning/Closet Organization Volunteer    

Therapy Department Cleaning/Closet Organization Volunteers assist with cleaning our therapy rooms and organizing areas utilized by our therapy department.

Therapy Department Cleaning/Organization Volunteer Shift:

Tuesdays
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Special Projects

There are an abundance of special projects taking place throughout the year at the Center. A few examples are:

Spring

  • Spring Cleaning of the Center

Summer

  • Give Back, Buy a Backpack School Supply Drive throughout the month of July

Fall / Winter

  • Holiday Giving Campaign 

Ongoing

  • Clothes Closet New Clothing Drive
  • Center Wish List Item Drive
  • Team Appreciation Pizza or Ice Cream Social

Animal Assisted Therapy Volunteer

Specially trained animal-handler teams participate in a variety of activities at the Center. Click here for information on how to qualify.

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