PU5A0283Volunteers are vital to the success of Wilkinson Center. Through their time and effort volunteers act as partners to our organization and assist in our goal to provide quality programs and services to our clients. Individuals or small groups may sign up for volunteer assignments in our various programs including: food and emergency services adult education, and family enhancement programs. Please contact us for corporate and large group projects or any other volunteer questions.


Adult Education

Adult Education Tutors

  • Days: Monday – Friday, days and evenings
  • Location: Eastfield College (Pleasant Grove), and other locations in East and Southeast Dallas
  • Description: Tutor GED and English as a Second Language learners in reading, math and writing.

PU5A0002Computer Literacy Assistant Instructors

  • Days: Monday – Thursday
  • Eastfield College: 8:30AM -11:00AM
  • Description: Assist teacher with instruction. Knowledge of Word, Excel and Internet.

Family Literacy

Family Education Instructor

  • Days: Monday – Friday, days and evenings
  • Location: Family Education Center, 3302 N. Buckner Blvd, Suite 111
  • Description: To prepare and facilitate workshops for parents in Spanish. The Family Education Instructors will use curriculum or develop workshops based on specific topics identified by the Family Education Manager.

PU5A0019Early Childhood Assistant

  • Days: Monday – Friday, days and evenings
  • Location: Family Education Center, 3302 N. Buckner Blvd, suite 111
  • Description: To assist the Early Childhood Educator in an educational setting with children 2-4 years in a classroom environment


Food Pantry

We are always in need of non-perishable food, as well as toilet tissue, paper towels, diapers and formula!

Pantry Assistant

  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9AM to noon
    Wednesday 9AM to Noon and 1PM – 5PM
  • Description: Greet clients, help them shop for food and restock shelves. Call to see if there is some availability for you or your group!

PU5A0009Some Wilkinson Center’s administrative/office support is on an ‘as needed’ basis. Check in often for updated volunteer needs!

  • Days open: Monday – Thursday: 10AM – 5PM; Friday: 9AM – 1PM
  • Location: Administrative Office (Uptown Dallas)
  • Description: Provide office support based on the needs of the admin office, including: filing, data entry, organization, as well as project-based activities.

Group Volunteer Opportunities

  • Mock interviews with CareerWorks students
  • Help CareerWorks shop for interview attire
  • English vocabulary exercises with ESL students
  • Hold a food/essential items drive and deliver/stock your donation at our food pantry
  • Bring a group of 5 to help clients shop in our food pantry
  • Conduct a workshop for our clients at our Family Education Center
  • Special Events: Can Do Luncheon (May), Spirit of Taos (October), Silent Disco (September), White Party (June)


Contact Adrienne O’Connor, Volunteer Coordinator, 972.284.0301 | adrienne_oconnor@wilkinsoncenter.org

If you’re interested in volunteering with Wilkinson Center please fill out the application below:
(The application does not guarantee a volunteer position with Wilkinson Center)

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A conviction does not automatically mean you will not be considered for a volunteer position. What you were convicted of, the circumstances surrounding the conviction and how long ago the conviction occurred are important considerations in determining your eligibility. Give all of the facts, so that a fair decision can be made.

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