Volunteer

Achieve depends on group and individual volunteers to help us with many different projects, from maintaining our garden to throwing a party for our clients. We are always in need of volunteers to help our achievers ACHIEVE their full potential. Take a look at our various volunteer opportunities and contact us to find the perfect fit for you.

For information regarding volunteer opportunities, contact:
Kathi Sebastian at 469.917.9275 or email her now.

Ways You Can Help!

Classroom Instruction

Description: Teach various topics such as safety, money management, or nutrition to groups of disabled adults.
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 3 hours
Group Size: 3 to 20
Supplies: No specific supplies needed. Visual aids recommended.

Job Interviewer

Description: Conduct mock job interviews with clients (adults with disabilities.)
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 1-4 hours
Group Size: 1 to 20
Supplies: No specific supplies needed.

Computer Instruction

Description: Teach basic computer skills and/or assist individuals with disabilities with educational computer programs.
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 2-4 hours
Group Size: 1 to 5
Supplies: No specific supplies needed.

Work Trainer

Description: Work in work groups and assist adults with disabilities with work tasks (packaging, assembly, labeling). Help group supervisor with quality control and product movement.
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 3 hours
Group Size: 3 to 27
Supplies: No specific supplies needed.

Party or Event Host

Description: Plan, host, decorate, provide music and/or provide and serve refreshments for adults with disabilities.
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 3 hours
Group Size: 6 to 30
Supplies: Refreshments and paper goods; Agency may be able to provide if necessary.

Arts and Crafts

Description: Assist individuals with mental and physical challenges complete art projects.
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 3 hours
Group Size: 3 to 20
Supplies: Agency has some arts and craft supplies.  Company may need to provide additional supplies based on selected project.

Bingo/Recreational Activities

Description: Play games (bingo, cards) or recreational activities (basketball) with adults with disabilities.
Availability: Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Time: 3 hours
Group Size: 3 to 20
Supplies: Agency has most supplies. Company may need to provide prizes for bingo.

Painting Projects

Description: Paint interior or exterior of building.
Availability: Weekdays or Weekends
Time: 2-6 hours
Group Size: 3 to 30
Supplies:  Prefer volunteers or companies to provide paint and supplies, but agency may be able to provide some of the supplies needed or assist with purchasing supplies without tax added.

Maintain Ability Garden

Description: Help maintain ability garden by watering, weeding, and planting.
Availability: Weekdays or weekends by appointment
Time: Varies depending on the scope of the project
Group Size: 1 to 30
Supplies: Shovels, gardening tools, and gardening gloves are available in limited quantities. Large groups should bring their own.

Work a Fundraiser

Description: Perform duties at one of our exciting and inspiring fundraisers throughout the year.
Availability: Varying
Time: Varying based on the fundraiser.
Group Size: 1 to 10
Supplies: No specific supplies needed.