Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals
One-on-One VolunteerThe Volunteer Program of Damar Services, Inc. is designed to promote opportunities for mutually beneficial interactions and involvement for our clients and community volunteers. The One-on-One volunteer establishes a unique relationship with a Damar client who has little or no other contact with family members.
Special Events VolunteerThe Special Event volunteer will assist with special events hosted by Damar Services. This description covers a wide variety of jobs, all of which are short term and deal with one-time or annual events such as Wild West Day, Fair Day and holiday celebrations.
These volunteers can work on pre-event, day of event, or post event activities such as seminars, conferences, health fairs or manning an information table or booth.
Volunteer participation helps guarantee that events are a success.
Volunteer Office AssistantThese volunteers provide office support to various staff members by completing assigned tasks.
Special Olympics Unified PartnerSpecial Olympics Unified Partners will assist Damar Staff in inspiring participating clients to be active members of their teams. Volunteers will work side-by-side with the clients, helping them to be the best they can be in their particular Special Olympics sport Special Olympics Unified Partners serve as coaches, mentors and examples for all of our clients
Educational Surrogate VolunteerThe Volunteer Program of Damar Services, Inc. is designed to promote opportunities for mutually beneficial interactions and involvement for our clients and community volunteers. The educational surrogate represents the best educational interests of Damar clients who have little or no other contact with family members.
Scrapbooking Club VolunteerThe Scrapbooking volunteer will assist clients in exploring their creative side by helping them create pages for their scrapbooks. The volunteer must arrive half an hour before the scheduled start time for the evening. Scrapbooking is held once a month for an hour.
These volunteers are not required to provide any materials. All materials are provided by Damar Services. The only thing needed is the volunteer’s time.
Volunteer participation helps guarantee that scrap booking is fun and enjoyable for all clients who attend this activity.
IN-AJSOP AssistantThe IN-AJSOP Volunteer is responsible for assisting with tasks related to the annual conference, scheduled trainings, and quarterly newsletter.
Volunteer SeamstressThe volunteer Seamstress will assist on dress or suit fitting days or evenings in order to properly fit donated gowns and suits to the clients. The volunteer is asked to take the alterations to their home and make necessary adjustments.
Seamstress Volunteers give of their time during prom season. All alterations must be done 9 days prior to prom. Seamstress Volunteers may also assist with occasional sewing projects for clients during other times of the year.
This position does not require you to be a professional seamstress, just someone who loves to sew and make minimal repairs.
Volunteer CarpenterCarpentry volunteers are expected to work with provided supplies to create small wooden cars for clients to use in the Damar 500 race. All cars must be completed by the end of April.
Volunteer(s) for this position give of their time from January until the end of April. All supplies for this position will be provided by the organization. The volunteer may attend the race as a spectator on race day.
The volunteer(s) is expected to follow all directives from the principal or other Damar representative appointed by the principal. This position is supervised by the principal of Damar Academy.
Laundry VolunteerThe laundry volunteer is expected to follow all directives from the head of housekeeping in order to ensure safety for all people working in the laundry. Laundry volunteers are expected to assist laundry staff with transportation, washing and folding laundry.
Recreation VolunteerThe recreation volunteer will assist the recreation staff in providing recreational activities both during and after school hours. This volunteer may work in the swimming pool, work out area, or gym facilities. Volunteers will work side-by-side with the clients, helping them to be the best they can be in the activity.
Volunteer HistorianThe volunteer Historian will be involved in creating and maintaining the history of Damar Services. This volunteer will spend time researching the organization and creating a printable digital file of all records for use by the organization in marketing materials, presentations etc.
This position will involve some lifting and sorting of materials and records in an attic. All materials needed for this position will be provided by the organization.