Volunteers donate their precious time to provide essential support services so that Deliver the Dream can fulfill its mission. Filling a variety of roles throughout the organization, volunteers leave an ever-lasting impression on those they meet.

Family Retreat Volunteers

Family Retreat volunteers assist in creating a safe and carefree environment for retreat families.  Volunteers stay on site for the entire three-day, two-night retreat weekend with food and lodging provided. 

Volunteer responsibilities can include:

  • Greeting families upon arrival
  • Engaging with families during therapeutic activities
  • Assisting facilitators with program activities 
  • Setting up and breaking down rooms and activities
  • Helping families have the absolute best experience possible!

To be considered for a Family Retreat volunteer, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Complete the online application
  • Pass a background check
  • Participate in a zoom introduction session and a 1-hour orientation.
  • Adhere to COVID-19 protocols
  • Commit to the entire retreat schedule (Friday at 8:00 am – Sunday at 2:00 pm)

Family Fun Day Volunteers

During this fun-filled program families come together in an enriching environment were they create unique activities for an enjoyable experience for all!  Volunteer responsibilities can include:

  • Program set-up and breakdown
  • Greeting and directing families
  • Assisting families with activities
  • Supporting staff with programs

Special Event Volunteers

Throughout the year, Deliver the Dream hosts a variety of exciting events to raise funds that support our programs. Signature events, like our annual Denim and Diamonds Gala, require a significant number of volunteers, responsibilities can include:

  • Event set-up and breakdown
  • Silent and live auction help
  • Registration assistance
  • Greeting and directing guests
  • Raffle ticket sales 

Deliver the Dream Internships

Ideal candidates for our internship program are independent self-starters who have highly developed interpersonal skills and a passion for helping others.  Being detail orientated and skilled in managing multiple projects is a must. Strong organizational, communication, verbal and written skills are important.  A high level of computer aptitude and a working knowledge of social media is necessary.  Day-to-day work may consist of:

  • Coordinating at least one in-person and one virtual program
  • Soliciting silent auction items
  • Creating marketing materials
  • Working with the data management software
  • Assisting with volunteer orientations
  • Networking at outreach events