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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 lbsCommitment: 2 – 6 times a month or as needed by Client Services

Home VisitorAssist 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 AssistantAssist 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 InfluencerHelp 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 us at 817-332-3341 or

Volunteer Application