VOLUNTEER

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Thomas Dunn Learning Center welcomes many types of volunteers to help us meet our mission and is greatly appreciative of their help.  TDLC also accepts volunteers who are completing mandatory community service hours, either through schools or through the courts.

These are our available volunteer positions where we typically have the most need:

  • Tutors for adults or youth, many of which are preparing for their High School Equivalency exams, but their needs may vary.
  • Mentors and chaperones for our Youth Programs (field trips, programming, etc).
  • Library volunteer to organize and shelve books.
  • Greeters or receptionists for day to day visits from members.
  • Greeters and helpers for our Art Receptions.
  • Helpers to work in our garden or on our landscaping.
  • Helpers to keep our building clean and tidy.

Please note:

Our tutors require some formal educational background and experience as noted in our application.  Positions involving youth will require passing a background check. 

TEACH A CLASS

We welcome many volunteer instructors to share their unique skill sets with the community. 

If you have an area of expertise that you would like to share, we would love to hear more about it.  Please email Liz@tdunn.org or visit the Become an Instructor page for more information.  

INTERNSHIPS & PRACTICUMS

Thomas Dunn Learning Center welcomes different types of internships and supervises university level Social Work students.  These positions are unpaid, but Thomas Dunn Learning Center can work with the student to fulfill academic credit or university support requirements.  All interns should be available for a minimum of 7 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 9am- 6pm.

  • Marketing Intern: Assist the Development Manager with developing digital and print communications and maintaining marketing archives.
  • Grants and Programs Intern: Assist with database upkeep and maintaining relationships between grantee organizations and programs.
  • Development Intern: Assist the development staff with special events, workplace giving campaigns and donor stewardship activities.
  • Graduate Social Work Practicum: Assist in youth programs and adult education.

For Social Work students, we prefer MSW students, or those that are exceptionally driven and are looking to build their own practicum experience based on their specific interests and needs.  See our position description. For more information, please email your resume to Liz@tdunn.org.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BOARD

Are you the type to strike a match? If so, Thomas Dunn Learning Center needs you!

Our Young Professional’s Board Mission: We promote lifelong learning experiences by engaging our community with Thomas Dunn Learning Center in ways that are impactful and highlight our originality. 

The Young Professionals Board of Thomas Dunn Learning Center is just getting started. We are creating the roadmap of mission fulfillment through engagement to raise awareness of the community’s needs, volunteerism to put boots on the ground, and fundraising to increase educational opportunities.

If you are interested, please email your resume to TDLC@tdunn.org.