We appreciate your interest in volunteering at Daybreak. However, due to the nature of our work and our obligation to protect the privacy of our youth, our volunteer opportunities are somewhat limited.

In addition, Daybreak does not offer opportunities to fulfill:

  • Court-appointed community service

  • Job shadowing requirements

If your questions about volunteering at Daybreak aren’t answered below, please call Travis Rindler at 937-395-4600 ext. 805.

If you’re a college student (majoring in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or criminal justice) with questions about internship opportunities, please call Taylor Shear at 937-395-4600 ext. 253.

Opportunities & Requirements for Individuals (must be 18 or older)

  • Assist staff in providing Daybreak youth with artistic, musical, and recreational activities (Monday-Friday only)

  • Provide administrative support (Monday-Friday only; tasks such as copying, filing, data entry, etc.)

To become a Daybreak volunteer, individuals are required to:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Complete and return this volunteer application (you’ll find the return email and postal addresses on the form)

  • Provide three references

  • Undergo a background check, including fingerprinting (turnaround time may take up to 30 days)

  • Complete any necessary training

Opportunities for Groups (group members must be 14 or older)

Our facilities department occasionally has opportunities for groups to assist with yardwork, deep cleaning, and other upkeep projects. Weekend hours may be available.

Groups must consist of at least four people up to a maximum of 10 people. Every person in the group must be 14 or older. Group members don’t have to meet the requirements for individuals listed in the section above.

Call Jenny Sobnosky at 937-395-4600 ext. 165 for more information or to schedule your group.