A volunteer is an individual who performs hours of service in a County
department for civic or charitable reasons. Services are free and without pressure or coercion from the County. Volunteers can choose from a variety of projects. But are ultimately responsible for assisting staff as necessary. Volunteers at DCFS perform critical duties to support the difficult and complex work of ensuring child welfare.
- Time Commitment
- Hours are set depending on the individuals availability. DCFS appreciates and welcomes any amount of time that volunteers can donate.
- Volunteers can be placed at one of 20 DCFS Regional offices.
- Training and Skills
- Depending on interest and skill set, volunteers can be placed at one of 20 regional offices. There are also various special projects available in differing programs and sections.