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Organization & Group Volunteers

If you have a group or organization that would like to volunteer for a project at the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind or for an event, please fill out the volunteer information and we will be back in touch with you!

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The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind promises you a memorable experience and heartfelt thank you for volunteering at one of our events or long-term volunteer positions. We need our partners and community volunteers to help us keep our workplace and every activity safe for the blind and visually impaired clients who visit us daily. Your eyes, time and a willing heart is all it will take to make a big difference.

There are many opportunities to serve and we will be updating the site weekly with opportunities.

How To Volunteer?

  • View the various volunteer opportunities below and find one or more that interest you and fit your schedule.
  • Fill out the Online Form for the Volunteer Opportunities you would like to help with.
  • Someone at the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind will get back to you shortly.

Available Opportunities

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Volunteer Coordinator
Are you looking to take on a new challenge? Have you coordinated a lot of volunteers in your past? Do you love motivating people? Looking for a volunteer opportunity that has true impact? Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator who would like to coordinate & motivate all of our volunteer staff.
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Reception & Welcome Volunteer
Assist receptionists who are blind with front door and check in of our clients & guests. Volunteer will sit at reception desk and assist our receptionist with their eyes. In addition, volunteer will assist with our low vision store as needed. Adult Only (18+ years or older).
Multiple Shifts Available
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Employee Arrival & Departure Guardians
The Volunteers will make sure employees who are blind and low vision employees are escorted safely to/ from Dart vehicles at the DLB work place.
Shifts:

5:30AM – 7:15AM
3:30PM - 4:30PM

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Texas State Fair -
Back-Up

Would  you like to be on call to work at the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind booth at the State Fair?  We have 4 weeks of coverage and there will be days when an employee gets sick or we need the help.

Shifts Needed:
During the Week: AM & PM
During the Weekend: AM & PM
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Development Data Input Volunteer

1 Volunteer Needed

Assist the Development team with data input into CRM data base or help with Donor mailings. Approximately 5-8 hour per week on a flexible schedule. Comfortable with computers and Microsoft Office / Word.

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Coming Volunteer Needs

Please check back to see what other volunteer needs are coming up