Family Friendly Opportunities

The following volunteer opportunities have been listed as appropriate for supervised children.
ATTENTION: We have filled our slots for our 2nd session of Readers as Leaders! The session runs Feb/March to June 2016. In the meantime, contact for other volunteer opportunities DPFC has to offer.
Make a difference in the life of an aging person or someone with a disability by weekly visits, providing transportation to medical facilities and the grocery store, or helping with light chores around the house.
Come volunteer at our annual Back2School Supply Drive at Eastway Elementary.
Help us take down our old fence to prepare to expand the garden! Other tasks may include weeding, watering, and harvesting.
These opportunities for people who want 'in!' on the action! We have opportunies ranging from unloading our catering truck, staging meal boxes and organizing routes, and loading volunteer vehicles.
Come volunteer in the Chatham Habitat ReStores! We have two stores, one offering home furnishings and furniture, and the other providing appliances, building supplies, and hardware.
We are looking for 2-3 volunteer members to help grow our Healthy Hygiene Program
Help sort donations that will be used by the TROSA program or sold in the thrift store in order to support the program. TROSA is a residential treatment center for people with substance use disorders, and you will volunteer alongside people in the program.
Volunteers will assist with packaging and sorting salvaged food. Food will then be distributed to relief centers and food pantries around the region to be distributed to individuals and families in need.
Horses for Hope is looking for volunteers for our summer camps! Anyone 15 years or older that has a passion for children and horses can sign up to volunteer.
Collect new or gently used clothing of all sizes for children and adults! We accept all sizes of school clothing, from infant through adult! Donors can also browse our wish list, which is updated 2-3 times per week with our most urgent needs.
BackPack Buddies is designed to provide children experiencing food insecurity with nutritious, kid-friendly, meals for the weekend—when they don't have access to a school’s free meals. School Pantries serve students and their families at a safe and easy-to-access point in their communities.