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Volunteers are an asset to Intrinsic Foundation. Without the involvement of our volunteers, IF Cares would be unable to continue its Programs which meet the needs of children in our local communities.

You can make a difference in a child’s life. We challenge you to volunteer! Are you asking yourself, do I have the time? Yes, you do! It doesn’t matter how much time you are able to give, if you can only do a little… do what you can!

Volunteering gives you an opportunity to change lives, including your own.


Volunteer quote from Cyndi Novak-Simon

“Touching a young person’s life, one person at a time, through an encouraging word, while reinforcing the positive and bringing out the best can have the greatest impact and help provide guidance in their walk of life. IF Cares aligns with my mantra in life, giving support and encouragement to our children, through the 3 Es – education, eating healthy and exercise. These are the things I practice on a daily basis, which continues to inspire me to support what is near and dear to my heart. “

Volunteer Needs:

  • Concessions
    • Food Preparer: Perform a variety of food preparation duties which may include but are not limited to handling, cooking, and packaging food for serving and consumption.
    • TABC Certified Runner (18+): Assist in handling alcoholic beverages including but not limited to opening and dispensing alcoholic beverages as well as handling and serving food and nonalcoholic beverage orders.
    • TABC Certified Cashier (18+): Responsible for correct handling of cash and credit card transactions, taking food and beverage orders and ensuring guests are greeted warmly.
  • Newsletter Columnist/Writer
    • Assist in producing print and electronic newsletters for distribution to spread mission, events and relevant news throughout North Texas Communities, as well as connecting volunteers with local resources through research and publishing information about upcoming community events.  Duties include researching, writing and coordinating articles and photos in the area of nutrition, exercise and education.
  • Food Distributor
    • Assist in distribution of meals such as breakfast, lunch snacks and supper to children ages 1-18 at Summer Food Service Program sites.
  • Summer Camps
    • Bookkeeper: Assist in maintenance of records such as:
      • Daily site reports, invoices and bills
      • Food costs
      • Labor costs
      • Administrative costs
      • Program income
      • Monitor: Monitor feeding site operations to ensure that site personnel maintain records and the program operates in accordance with requirements. Visitation and review food service operations of sites.  Prepare reports of all visits and reviews, report unresolved or critical issues to the director and revisit sites as necessary. Other responsibilities will include but not limited to suggest corrective actions for problems encountered, ensure that sites take corrective actions and conduct training as necessary.
    • Site Supervisor: Supervise service and cleanup of meals; ensure food safety and comply with local health and safety standards.  Receive and account for delivered meals, ensure children eat all meals onsite, plan and organize daily site activities and implement alternate food service arrangements during inclement weather.
  • Photographer/Videographer
    • Take pictures and videos at all special events, fundraising events, summer programs and any other programs hosted throughout the community.



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