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Volunteer

Volunteers support our mission!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Vision Forward. Our mission is to engage individual and group volunteers through meaningful, rewarding projects that support our clients, staff and the entire Vision Forward community.

We are always looking for new volunteers to join our team. Please read below to learn how to give back and make a difference!

Our Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to share your time and make a difference in the lives of people with vision loss? Here are some ways we’re looking for support:

Become a Camp Counselor at the Rainbow Day Camp (Monday, July 19 – Thursday, July 22 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm): We are looking for reliable and energetic volunteers ready to assist as camp counselors and help youth by guiding them through various physical activities. Activities include: beep baseball, kayaking, fishing, gardening, etc. Individuals that are college aged or have experience as a camp counselor or working with children and youth preferred. For more information, please see this flyer.

Small Community Groups: Gather your colleagues or classmates to complete a one-time project at Vision Forward. Some ideas include campus beautification, sanitizing office spaces, and so much more!

Event Support: Provide prep and day-of event support for our upcoming Dining in the Dark fundraising event to be held Thursday, November 4!

See our complete list of volunteer opportunities here.

Steps to Becoming a Volunteer: 

  1. Submit our online inquiry form.
  2. Complete a brief in-person or phone interview.
  3. Fill out our volunteer application and background check forms.
  4. Attend orientation and/or training.
  5. Get started!

Questions? Contact Joanna Rivas, Volunteer and Events Manager, at 414-615-0161 or jrivas@vision-forward.org.