Resident Play Date Volunteers


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


11 Independence WayNewark, DE 19713


There are different ways that you can volunteer at Exceptional Care for Children...

Resident Play Date Volunteers visit to serve as positive companions and to play with the children. Activities could include reading, puzzles, blocks, dolls/action figures, arts and crafts, watching tv/movies, dress-up.

Volunteers are free to visit between 9:30am and 8:00pm any day of the week (including weekends).

Mentor Volunteers visit to serve as a buddy to a specific child. Mentor volunteers serve as positive compations and help our children achieve their educational and therapy goals, through play. ECC's Volunteer Coordinator will train all mentor volunteers on their buddy's goals, activities to achieve these goals and supplies to use.

Volunteers are free to visit between 9:30am and 8:00pm any day of the week (including weekends)

Activity Volunteers visit to lead an activity with a group of ECC children. Activities can range from arts and crafts, nature activities, music & movement, musical entertainment, reading group, etc. The possibilities are endless!

Volunteers are free to visit Monday-Friday 6:00pm-8:00pm or Saturday/Sunday 9:30am-8:00pm.


Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 1
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one half-hour per month
  • Completion of Volunteer Packet, PPD Test for Tuberculosis & Flu Shot

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