Volunteer with The Arc to be part of a powerful network of advocates in one of the largest grassroots movements to protect the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). As part of this network, you’ll be connected to others with and without disabilities who share your beliefs and your advocacy.  We are always looking for passionate volunteers to help with community events, fundraising and general advocacy.  To learn more about volunteer opportunities, please submit your volunteer application or contact us.

tree of joy 2016 volunteers

Thanks to the generosity of our Community Partners and their employees, we are providing more than 600 gifts this holiday season to children and adults that experience developmental disability;  
we can use help next week in preparation, packaging, and distribution during the two events.  To register, please fill out the form below and we will promptly respond with confirmation.  All events will take place at The Arc's facility at 4181 E Street in Springfield.
The following shifts are available next week:
Monday, December 19th
Tasks: Sort and wrap (gift bag) donated gifts 

Tuesday, December 20th
Tasks: Wrap (gift bag) gifts and decorate for parties
Wednesday, December 21st
Tasks: Set up for Families Connected Holiday Party
Tasks: Serve food, help with crafts, and hand out gifts 
Thursday, December 22nd
Tasks: Set up for Tree of Joy Holiday Party
Tasks: Serve food, help with holiday crafts, and hand out gifts

 Monday, Dec. 19, 5:00-8:00pm
 Tuesday, Dec. 20, 4:00-8:00pm
 Wednesday, Dec. 21, 3:00-6:00pm
 Wednesday, Dec. 21, 6:00-9:00pm
 Thursday, Dec. 22, 10am-12pm
 Thursday, Dec. 22, 12pm-3pm