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Volunteers contribute thousands of hours each year to benefit kids, families, older Texans, and those with disabilities. It only takes a small amount of time to do a lot of good. Everyone can do something to help. We need you!

Watch a video about the difference one of our hospital sitters made in a young man's life.

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Help with companionship, hospital sitting, transportation, or delivering medication.



Connect with an organization in your area to mentor foster youth, or youth who have transitioned out of care.



Meaningful internships are available to help students gain experience in their field of study.

Other Opportunities

Outreach & Special Events

Lead successful community awareness events and present to groups about DFPS goals and needs.

Emergency Resource Room Support

Organize, stock, and shop for items for children and families. Organize holiday wish lists, and wrap Christmas presents for children in our care.

Volunteer from Home

Help a foster child get adopted by designing and assembling a Life Book, or sewing quilts and blankets for children in foster care.

Administrative & Case Aide

Welcome visitors, organize meetings, and help locate services for families in need.

Youth Hotline

Volunteer to take calls for the hotline, or help with community outreach.

How We Support Our Volunteers



Top-notch training means our volunteers are ready to help Texans in need.

Volunteer Impact

Volunteer Impact

See the difference our volunteers make in the lives of others every day.

Volunteer success

Success Stories

Meet some of our volunteers and hear their amazing stories.