VOLUNTEER AT WCYA!

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

Webster Cantrell Youth Advocacy offers many ways to get involved and volunteer your time. We are looking for tutors, mentors, and general volunteers. Learn more below.

To apply to become a volunteer, please download and complete the application below by clicking the "DOWNLOAD APPLICATION" button.

Requirements

All potential ongoing volunteers must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete a volunteer application (click "DOWNLOAD APPLICATION" button above)

  • Be at least 21 years of age (exceptions made for groups and students)

  • Have a valid driver's license, insurance, and good driving record (when volunteering duties require driving)

  • No felonies or other major offenses

All potential mentors and tutors must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete an application for employment

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Have a valid driver's license, insurance, and good driving record

  • No felonies or other major offenses

  • Be able to pass the background check and screening process

  • Position specific requirements

 

The background check and screening process includes applicants:

  • Completing and passing a drug screen

  • Being officially fingerprinted

  • Having a background check completed

  • Completing any position specific trainings

How to Become an Ongoing Volunteer

  1. Complete the volunteer application

  2. Submit your volunteer application to our Director of Human Resources

  3. Wait for further instructions on how to become a volunteer

  4. Wait to be contacted with a volunteer opportunity

How to Become a One-Time or One-Project Volunteer

  1. Contact Director of Marketing & Giving, Holly Newbon at HNewbon@wcya.org

How to Become a Tutor or Mentor

  1. Complete the employment application

  2. Submit your application to Director of Human Resources, Jenny Dawson Sheehy

  3. Wait for us to contact you

Submitting Your Application

Once you have completed your application, you can submit it through one of the following methods:

  • Dropping your application off in person at or mailing it to our main campus at
    Webster Cantrell Youth Advocacy
    1942 E. Cantrell Street
    Decatur, IL 62521

  • Emailing your application to our Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources​

Jenny Dawson Sheehy

Director of Human Resources

217-423-6961 ext. 2139

JDawson@wcya.org