Dallas Services relies on volunteers to assist the staff in providing services.  We have a variety of opportunities for you to get involved and help the people we serve achieve their potential.

All volunteer activities are coordinated through the Development Office. For more information, please call 214-828-9900, or email mboconnor@dallasservices.org.

Saturday Clinic Volunteers

Saturday Clinics are a unique way for you or your group to give back to the community.   Each Vision for Children – Saturday Clinic needs a volunteer group of 8 to 12 adults to provide eye exam and glasses to low income Dallas area children. Each Saturday Clinic serves an average of 80 children.

Volunteers are needed from 7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Working with Dallas Services’ staff and optometrists, the volunteers assist with:

  • Set up and tear down
  • Client sign in
  • Calling children back to see the doctor
  • Administering the initial visual acuity test (the letter eye chart)
  • Assisting children in choosing frames and other needed tasks

*Spanish speaking volunteers are a bonus.

Vision for Children – Saturday Clinic is funded entirely through donations from the community.  Please consider sponsoring the Saturday Clinic that your group volunteers at.

Work Group Volunteers

As a nonprofit agency, there is always work. There are a wide variety of tasks; such as painting, playground maintenance, organizing, stocking the family resource room, and much more.  We can work together to tailor a project for your group.

Download the volunteer application.

To schedule a time to volunteer for one of our programs, please call 214-828-9900, or email Executive Director, Dr. Tom Turnage, at tturnage@dallasservices.org.