As a member of the DFW-CHW Association, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in our community!
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
Hispanic Wellness Coalition (HWC) Sponsorship
DFW-CHW Association is pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with the Hispanic Wellness Coalition (HWC) and will be sponsoring their 2 public health screening events this year.
19th Annual North Texas Wellness Fair
This event offers a wide range of FREE medical screenings to the public along with exercise and cooking demonstrations and more. The NTWF is designed to provide access to health care prevention services and information to those who cannot afford it. The objective is to break the barriers of communication by introducing health services to participants and build trust among the providers and those in need.
Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 451 S. Cherry Lane • White Settlement, 76108
12th Annual Carnaval de Salud
FREE screenings: glucose/cholesterol, HIV/STD, vision, BMI/blood pressure checks, prostrate and dental exams. There will be health and fitness demonstrations, participatory exercise, music and fun.
- Limited amount of Meningitis Shots available for uninsured college students ages 19 to 26.
- For adults: Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccine; mammograms; cancer screenings; body fat analysis; diabetes screening; cholesterol screening; pregnancy tests; hearing tests for ages 17 and older
- For children: Vision screenings; vaccinations; school physicals
- For all: Oral health education; spinal screenings; health information booths
- Healthy cooking demonstrations
- Exercise demonstrations
- Financial literacy
- Information on immigration physicals
- Blood drive
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. TCC Trinity River Campus 300 Trinity Campus Circle. • Fort Worth, 76102
Volunteers needed for both events!
We’ll need volunteers to assist with the following:
- Exhibitor Support
- Medical Screener (medical assistant duties)
- Parking lot (shuttle)
- Demonstration Support
- Counters (count people entering the fair)
- Bilingual Support
- Floater (provides support where needed)
For more information, visit: www.hispanicwellnesscoalition.org
Interested in participating? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Volunteer Events
Our partner organization, Faith Walkers Charities is a faith based charity that ‘Feeds & Supports’ the needy in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Faith Walkers Charities wants to impact the world by helping those who are in need both physically and spiritually. Their mission is to provide for those who are in need and lead them to stability. We helped distribute hot meals and vital hygiene kits to the homeless popultaions in both Dallas and Greater Fort Worth in August 2016.
Additional Volunteer Opportunities in Our Communities
Early Childhood Class Assistant
Volunteers are needed to assist the Early Childhood Educator in an educational setting with children 2-4 years in a classroom environment.
Wilkinson Center, 3302 N Buckner Blvd. Suite 111, Dallas, TX 75228
*Requires a background check
Contact Adrienne O’Connor, Volunteer Coordinator, 972.284.0301 | email@example.com
Volunteer at a Dallas Habitat ReStore!
Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity ReStores are home improvement and decor stores. 100% of the profits support Dallas Habitat’s mission to build homes, communities, and hope.
Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
To get started, register as a volunteer online: www.dallasareahabitat.org
ReStore locations (Dallas area):
West: 2800 N. Hampton Rd., Dallas, TX
Northwest: 3546 Forest Lane. Dallas, TX
Lake Highlands: 6500 Skillman St., Dallas, TX
Garland: 451 W. Interstate 30, Garland, T
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214-678-2353.
Be a friendly face to families/homeless individuals while helping to provide a dignifying shopping experience. We provide gently-used clothing to our pantry clients, as well as 20-25 Stewpot (homeless) clients each day. We offer a variety of clothing in order to help our clients feel good about their selection and to supplement their household budgets. This opportunity is available Monday through Thursday 8:30AM – 12:30PM.
Crossroads Community Services, 1822 Young Street, 2nd Floor, Dallas, Texas 75201
Healthy Eating and Living Summer Feeding Program
Put a smile on the face of a child this summer, by volunteering with the Healthy Eating and Living Summer Feeding Program, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at a facility located in the Southern sector of Dallas County.
Succeeding At Work, 320 S. R. L. Thornton Fwy., Ste. 100, Dallas, Texas 75203
*Requires a Background Check
Study Buddy (Dallas West Branch)
Have an adventure without leaving town! Volunteers will be matched with a student buddy entering 2nd-5th grade for reading activities. Monday or Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm
City of Dallas Public Library, 2332 Singleton Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75212
Welcome Home Baskets
Many of our neighbors who move into their very first home do so with nothing but the clothes on their back. Many people generously provide these neighbors with some home essentials to make their transition easier.
CitySquare, The Opportunity Center 1610 S. Malcolm X Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75226
Don’t forget to share your experiences with DFW-CHW! We maintain records of volunteer hours of our members to show the impact CHWs have on our community. Send your volunteer information to email@example.com