“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” — Helen Keller
Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth offers volunteer opportunities for every schedule. We appreciate and honor each and every person that donates their time and efforts to support our mission. All volunteers are required to complete a Volunteer Application and attend New Volunteer Orientation.
2020 Volunteer Opportunities
Transportation Driver – Provide transportation to Lighthouse clients and/or staff for Lighthouse activities and appointments, running errands and medical appointments. Commitment: 2 – 4 times a month and as needed
Lighthouse CCTV Loaner Program – Assist in the delivery of donated CCTVs to Lighthouse clients. *Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Commitment: 2 – 6 times a month or as needed by Client Services
Home Visitor – Assist Lighthouse clients with grocery shopping, mail reading, letter writing, and running errands. Commitment: 2 – 4 times a month
Translator (Spanish) – Help translate communications materials and web content from English to Spanish. Commitment: varies depending on needs
Fundraising Assistant – Help our development staff raise money to support Lighthouse programs by assisting with donor stewardship activities, organization, filing, correspondence, paperwork and other general office duties. Commitment: 4 – 8 hours per week
Optical Assistant – Assist staff with eyeglass fittings and measuring pupillary distance at Cook Children’s Eye Clinic. *Training will be provided. Commitment: 4 times per month
Social Media Influencer – Help raise awareness of the Lighthouse through social media. Influencers are responsible for creating a min. of 2 posts per month that have been approved by the Lighthouse communications team. Requirements: have a connection to the blind community, active on social media with a min. of 2 posts per week, have at least 300 followers. Commitment: 2 – 4 hours per month
If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Smith at 817-332-3341 or email@example.com.