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Make a difference by volunteering!

Want to give your time and talent? Choose from these opportunities and contact us!

Career Explorers
Are you a student in a university program for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology, or Audiology, requiring observation hours? OR are you considering these fields of study? Therapy observations/job shadowing can be scheduled year round; days/times may be limited. Observers generally attend from a half-day to several days. Participants will be required to complete a personal contact sheet and sign a confidentiality agreement.
Who to contact:

Clean My Ride
Do you like outdoor chores? We need volunteers to wash and clean our vans and buses that transport our group home clients to and from work, appointments, and community activities. Any number of volunteers (2-12) are needed at varying times during evenings or weekends.
Who to contact: Angie Higgins, Director of Transportation Services, 812.471.2214

Engage for Learning
Do you enjoy helping children of all abilities with individual or group activities? Make a difference by providing extra engagement and interaction with infants, toddlers and preschool-age children of differing abilities at Easterseals Milestones. One volunteer per classroom is needed each day. Help children with daily activities led by our classroom staff, such as reading books, working puzzles, group activities, etc. Volunteers are needed throughout the year, Monday-Friday between 9am and 4pm.
Who to contact: Laurie Seals, Vice President of Early Childhood Services, 812.474.2244

Event Set-Up and Take-Down
Are you part of a group of 5-8 people who can physically lift and move up to 300 chairs and 30 tables? We need assistance setting up and taking down tables and chairs before and after events in the Easterseals Crescent Room. Hours and times vary. Event staff will assist and direct work.
Who to contact: Patty Tapp, Easterseals Crescent Room Manager, 812.474.2244

Fertilize Minds with Your Green Thumb!
Do you enjoy gardening, being outdoors, and/or working with children? Assist toddlers and preschool-age children of all abilities with classroom gardening activities. Help with staff-led special activities such as planting, learning about plants, etc. You can also adopt an outdoor classroom environment and maintain it by weeding, planting, etc. Volunteers are needed any time of year, Monday-Friday, 8-11am or 3-4pm (one volunteer per classroom per day, or 1-5 volunteers per adopted outdoor space).
Who to contact: Laurie Seals, Vice President of Early Childhood Services, 812.474.2244

Field Trip Friends
Do you enjoy helping children of differing abilities learn and explore? We need adults to assist our staff by accompanying classes on community field trips with preschool-age children of all abilities. Field trips are weekdays during daytime hours; dates vary.
Who to contact: Laurie Seals, Vice President of Early Childhood Services, 812.474.2244

Fund-Raisers
Would you or your group like to assist with fundraising projects and/or special events that help us underwrite therapy? You can work at a concession stand, sell tickets at a half-pot booth, make calls at a phone-a-thon, or help with other fundraising event duties. Times and days vary, depending on event.
Who to contact: Cydney Quinn, Volunteer Coordinator/Office Manager, 812.437.2609

"Gogh For It!" Art Workshops
Do you enjoy helping others and have a positive attitude? Are you able to assist a child with creating a final product to be proud of? "Gogh For It!" volunteers work one-on-one with children of differing abilities to complete an art project. Volunteers are needed for about 5 hours on the day of a workshop to set up, assist a child for 2 hours, and clean up. Ability to follow directions is a plus.
Who to contact: Jaclyn Thread, Art Coordinator, art@evansvillerehab.com or 812.479.1411, ext. 281

Inspire Creative Vision
Are you creative, with talents in visual arts, drama/story-telling, music or dance? Do you enjoy interacting with children of all abilities, or adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities? Share your talents in our therapeutic preschool or in our adult programs. Help individuals learn to experiment with materials, find their voice, appreciate beauty, and express themselves. Volunteer any time of year, Monday-Friday, 8-11am or 3-4pm. One or many artists can volunteer, and the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center can provide supplies if needed.
Who to contact:

Office Angels
Are you or your group or club available on weekdays (8am-5pm) to assist with office work? Help our Fundraising Department with occasional office tasks such as preparing mailings for newsletters, event invitations, etc.
Who to contact: Cydney Quinn, Volunteer Coordinator/Office Manager, 812.437.2609

Rock-a-Bye Baby
Do you love babies? We need volunteers to rock babies in the infant classroom at Easterseals Milestones. One volunteer per classroom per day is needed throughout the year, Monday-Friday, between 8am and 4pm. Paid staff is responsible for direct supervision, feedings and diaper changes.
Who to contact: Laurie Seals, Vice President of Early Childhood Services, 812.474.2244

Social Sidekicks
Do you have a group of up to 15 volunteers who would enjoy planning and attending social activities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities? We need you to help plan and facilitate parties for up to 50 adult clients of our Supervised Group Living and Community Living Services programs. Quarterly/seasonal parties include a Winter Weather Break, Independence Day picnic, Halloween Scare party, and Christmas party. Paid staff will provide direct supervision and be responsible for any feeding, medication or behavioral needs. Parties are generally on a Saturday or weekday evening for about 4 hours. Planning could occur in the month leading up to the event and could take 2-3 hours per week.
Who to contact:

Yard Wranglers
Do you or your group enjoy landscaping, yard work, and being outside? Give your time to do seasonal clean-up and landscaping at our group homes in Vanderburgh, Warrick and Posey Counties. Any number of volunteers are needed at various times of year and work can be done during weekdays, evenings or weekends.
Who to contact: Christy Gogel, Residential Services Coordinator, 812.437.2646 or Suzanne Ailstock, Residential Services Coordinator, 812.437.2647

Last updated: November 16, 2017

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