Did you know that only 2 hours a week of your time can help?
Our volunteers provide vital support services needed for the Center’s successful operation. Volunteers can assist in a variety of roles, ranging from sitting with families during their interview to representing the Center in the community at various events. Please fill out our Volunteer Application and Volunteer Reference Questionnaire and return to the Children’s Advocacy Center by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to 512-321-6164, or by mail to 1002 Chestnut St. Bastrop, TX 78602.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
Family Care Volunteer (FCV)
Family Care Volunteers welcome clients and their non-offending family embers tot he Center and provide supervision for clients in a fun, child-friendly playroom setting. They appropriately interact with families to provide comfort and support while maintaining client confidentiality. FCV also provide supervision for clients while their caregiver attends counseling sessions. Orientation and training is required. FCV opportunities are available as needed during the week between the hours of 9:00AM and 5:00PM.
Administrative Team members assist with general office duties, such as filing, copying, answering telephones, assisting visitors, and other various office duties. Orientation and training is required. Administrative Team opportunities are available during the week between the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Scheduled shifts of 2-4 hours weekly or bi-weekly are most beneficial to the Center.
Outreach Volunteers represent the Center in a variety of ways within our three county area. This includes sharing child abuse prevention materials at health fairs and other family events, distributing materials to organizations and churches within your area, and assisting in planning and organizing community events to raise awareness of child abuse. Outreach Volunteers are also involved in a variety of prevention projects, such as writing newspaper articles or preparing and distributing flyers/literature to doctor’s offices, businesses, and schools. Outreach Volunteers are encouraged to seek opportunities for the Center to be represented and participate at events in their local communities. Events and projects may include wish list drives, fairs, parades, and fundraising opportunities.
Do you have special skills, or don’t see an opportunity that fits you?
Feel free to contact April Lewandowski, Volunteer Coordinator at 512.321.6161 to find out how you can help.