The work we do at DCS wouldn’t be possible without volunteers! Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Volunteering offers vital help to people in need in our community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. While it’s true that the more you volunteer, the more benefits you’ll experience, volunteering doesn’t have to involve a long-term commitment or take a huge amount of time out of your busy day. Giving in even simple ways can help others of those in need and improve your health and happiness.
One of the better-known benefits of volunteering is the impact on the community. Volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. Even helping out with the smallest tasks can make a real difference to the lives of those in need in Kent County. And volunteering is a two-way street: It can benefit you and your family as much it helps DCS. Dedicating your time as a volunteer helps you make new friends, expand your network, and boost your social skills.
- Professional Mentors: you can develop a relationship between yourself and one of our clients in recovery with the goal of professional and personal development. The “mentor” is usually an experienced individual who shares knowledge, experience, and advice with a less experienced person, or “mentee.”
- Sober Companion: This mentor will escort the client to clinic, appointments and help them establish a recovery support network.
If you are interested in volunteering as a mentor or please contact Stacy Peck at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Questions or comments fill out the comment box or email us at email@example.com