Volunteers are essential to Connecting Point’s success. If you are ready to make an impact assisting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we have a place for you!
The following volunteer opportunities are available 9:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. Monday – Friday:
Community outing chaperone: Love to go places? Dine out? We need you! Help our staff ensure our Teammates have a fantastic time while remaining safe.
PAWS-itive: PAWS-itive is our social enterprise / vocational training program that produces, packages and sells handmade dog treats. Volunteers are needed to help with production, product expansion, marketing and selling pup treats!
Volunteer Program Presenter. This position is for volunteers who wish to lead enrichment activities for our Teammates. Activities may include instruction in improvisation, puppetry, dramatic readings, music, dance, yoga, Zumba classes or other unique talents.
These opportunities have flexible scheduling:
Professional Support: This is a great opportunity to support our mission from home. We have a need for administrative support, social media expertise or graphic design either ongoing or on a project-by-project basis.
Landscaping: Do you have a green thumb? Our outdoor entry area is small but benefits from seasonal plantings. This is a fun opportunity for a small team-building activity.
Practicums: Students are invited to inquire about practicums appropriate for their field of study in Education or Psychology. Practicums are overseen by CPPC program manager Odette Sievert. Ms. Sievert has more than 15 years of Special Education experience including leading a Special Education behavior unit. Ms. Sievert earned her Psychology degree from the University of Oklahoma. She continued her education and earned a master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Psychology from UT Southwestern Medical School.
Internships. Students desiring experience in Strategic Brand Development, Digital Media, Communications, Non-profit Leadership or Entrepreneurship are encouraged to contact CPPC executive director, Cynthia K. Olson. A graduate of the University of Texas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, Ms. Olson has more than 12 years of experience in non-profit leadership in the DFW Metroplex. Prior to entering non-profit, Ms. Olson was responsible for marketing, concept development and operations for a Fortune 500 company.
You do not have to have any experience to volunteer. CPPC will train you in supporting our Teammates.
For additional information regarding practicums, internships and volunteer opportunities, please contact Cynthia K. Olson ([email protected]) or 972.773.9937.