The Child Advocacy Center has diverse, flexible, and meaningful opportunities for those interested in volunteering their time and unique talents toward meeting the needs of children traumatized by abuse. All volunteers receive comprehensive training.
Volunteers are a welcomed and appreciated part of the Child Advocacy Center team. All volunteers at the Center are screened by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement through background checks and fingerprint verification. Once approved, volunteers are given a variety of responsibilities to ensure to day-to-day operations of the Center are performed smoothly. Skills and interests of volunteers will be considered in all assignments.
This list may be updated as necessary and is not all inclusive.
- Play Patrol: Play is a big part of what we do and volunteers are needed to hang out and play with children as they wait for therapy or appointments. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to commit to volunteering for 2-4 hours contiguously each week.
- Assisting Staff: You may be asked to assist office staff with their duties including, but not limited to, making phone calls, sending faxes, making copies, restocking brochures, putting together information folders, etc.
- Data Entry: Includes, but not limited to, updating mailing lists, media lists, donor lists, etc.
Ready to volunteer? Please click here to download the volunteer PDF forms, print and fill out, and call the Child Advocacy Center at (352) 376-9161 or e-mail the Volunteer Coordinator for more instructions about where to bring the forms.