Assistance League of Dallas is a volunteer group dedicated to assisting the elderly, children, and the abused. Volunteers work in structured and established programs for Children’s Medical Center, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and Dallas ISD. To join or for information, call 972.437.1239 or visit assistanceleagueofdallas.org.
CONTACT Crisis Line is seeking volunteers to help callers through some of life’s most critical moments. Those interested will be taught crisis management techniques, develop their listening skills, and enhance their interactions with family, friends and co-workers. CONTACT Crisis Line specialists provide a caring human connection, a trained listening ear, and a connection to resources, to help people through tough times. For information, call 972.233.0866, ext. 311.
Dallas CASA is seeking volunteers to train as advocates for abused and neglected children. CASA empowers everyday citizens to speak up in court for the best interest of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. Volunteers gather information for the court and work with the child welfare system and others to help quickly find a safe, permanent home for each child. For more information or to register for an upcoming information session, call 214.827.9603, ext. 228 or visit dallascasa.org.
Feral Friends is seeking volunteers to foster cats, assist with pet adoptions, and care for animals as needed. Volunteer times are flexible, and adoptions are Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. at Petsmart, 16821 Coit. Free training is provided for all positions. For information, visit feralfriends.org or call 972.671.0429.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at the Senior Source is looking for volunteers age 55+ to volunteer with more than 230 non-profit agencies in Dallas and Collin counties. RSVP matches your skills, needs and desires with a volunteer job. Volunteers are generally needed for three hours, one to two days a week. 214.823.5700 or rsvpd@TheSeniorSource.org.