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alliance for childrenVOLUNTEER

Child abuse is not only a tragedy for the child and family, but also for our entire community. You can help overcome the effects of child abuse by participating in one of the many programs for clients. Your support can make a world of difference to a child who needs hope. 

 

Volunteer opportunities include:


Center Volunteer

Greet guests in our lobby, answer phones, complete data entry, interact with children, organize our lobby and donation rooms, and refresh seasonal landscaping.

Program Support Volunteer

Help organize and pick up donations during our backpack, Thanksgiving and Christmas client support programs.

Special Event Volunteer

Assist during one of our special event fundraisers throughout the year including soliciting donations for silent auction items, checking in and greeting event guests, event set up and logistical support.

Sibling Facilitator 

Assist during group counseling nights at one of our centers by doing crafts, playing games and coordinating our sibling support groups.

Kids Crew Volunteer

In this joint effort with Cook Children’s Medical Center, volunteers visit with children who have been hospitalized due to severe abuse or neglect. Volunteers are scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Steps To Volunteer:

  • Request Alliance For Children's volunteer application by sending an email to Jamie Harton
  • Submit and pass a Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry and DPS Criminal History Check; further instructions will be provided
  • Attend a half day Volunteer Orientation and Stewards of Children® training
  • Schedule a volunteer interview
     

For more information on volunteering, please contact Jamie Harton.


alliance for childrenSPECIAL EVENT FUNDRAISERS

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Picnic at the Park 

Bring a glove because Picnic at the Park means excitement and fun for the whole family! Dine under the stadium lights, on the field of Globe Life Park, while we watch the Texas Rangers take on the San Diego Padres on the big screen!

 

Our next date will be announced soon.

The fun event includes:

  • Dinner and drinks on the field
  • Big screen viewing of Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels
  • Behind the scenes tour of Globe Life Park
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Texas Rangers alumni

Plan to invite friends and family for an unforgettable night under the stadium lights!

 


alliance for children OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS

In addition to our Picnic at the Park event, Alliance For Children holds other special event fundraisers during the year.  All of the money raised at our special events supports Alliance For Children’s ongoing efforts to fight child abuse and raise awareness of the issue of child abuse in Tarrant County.

 

Cornhole Tournament

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Each Fall the Pinwheel Society hosts a Cornhole Tournament for the benefit of Alliance For Children. Be on the lookout for upcoming 2018 details, this is an event you won't want to miss! 

For more information regarding Alliance For Children's Pinwheel Society, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let's Play Bingo Ladies Luncheon

Cornhole LogoNext February, Alliance For Children will present our ninth annual Let's Play Bingo! Ladies Luncheon!

For almost a decade, women from all over the area have joined us for a fun afternoon of champagne, prizes, and Bingo to put an end to child abuse in Tarrant County. Save the date - you don't want to miss out on the fun!

Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:00am - 2:30pm
Omni Fort Worth Hotel

Check out photos from BINGO 2018! To purchase a table, click here

 

 

 

 

Chili Cook-Off

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Every year the Pinwheel Society hosts a Chili Cook-Off for the benefit of Alliance For Children. Check back for upcoming 2019 details, this is an event you won't want to miss! 

For more information regarding Alliance For Children's Pinwheel Society, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sporting Clay Tournament
 

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Check back for more information regarding our 2019 Sporting Clay Tournament! Details coming soon. 

 


alliance for childrenDONATE

Kid Shoes

There are several ways to support the work of Alliance For Children.

Monetary Donation

You can make a one-time or monthly donation to Alliance For Children. Your donation can be made in honor of or in memory of someone and an acknowledgment can be sent in recognition of your gift.  

Monetary donations can be made here

Donors can also contact Alliance For Children about planned giving including IRAs and Stocks and Securities. For more information, contact your financial advisor or email Paige McNamara.

In-Kind Donations

Alliance For Children also accepts the donation of items that are needed to support the children and families that we serve. Much needed items include:

  • Diapers and wipes
  • New clothing
  • New shoes
  • Toiletries (i.e., deodorant, toothbrush and toothpaste, soap, shampoo and feminine hygiene products)
  • Gift cards to Walmart or Target
  • Journals with pens

If you are interested in collecting items for Alliance For Children, email Julia Braun.


alliance for childrenEMPLOYMENT AND INTERNSHIPS

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Job Openings

Alliance For Children is not currently hiring. Please check back for future postings. 

Alliance For Children provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Internships

Interns who work at Alliance For Children not only work in a therapeutic setting, but can also be given the opportunity to work closely with law enforcement, the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Internships are available through our Clinical and Family Advocate programs and are available at all of our Alliance For Children locations. Interns are accepted for fall, spring and summer semesters. 

General Internship Requirements:

  • All applicants must submit a resume, complete an application and provide three professional references.
  • All interns must pass a criminal and CPS background check.
  • All interns must be attending an accredited university seeking a degree in social work, counseling or related field.
  • Students must be willing to work some evenings and weekends and be able to provide their own transportation among all five Alliance For Children locations.
  • All interns will attend specific training for their placement as well as child sexual abuse prevention training prior to working with clients.
  • Students must commit to one semester at Alliance For Children.
  • Students must commit to 15 hours each week.
  • Students will agree to participate in weekly supervision with their supervisor.


Clinical Internship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be seeking a master’s level degree in social work, counseling or a related field.
  • Students must have completed practicum and coursework in counseling theories prior to placement.
  • Interns must be willing to work with clients of all ages in a therapeutic and/or group setting.
  • Must attend a monthly Clinical Team meeting.
  • Students must commit to two semesters at Alliance For Children.

To apply for a Clinical Internship placement, complete Intern Application and submit your resume and references to Diana Davis.

Family Advocate Internship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be seeking at least a Bachelor’s level degree in social work, counseling or related field.
  • Interns must be willing to participate in multidisciplinary staff meetings, observe and implement family needs assessments, provide case management services when needed, research local family resources, and learn crisis intervention techniques.
  • Interns may also be asked to participate in community events, fundraisers, educational programs and other programs offered by Alliance For Children.

To apply for a Family Advocate Internship placement, complete Intern Application and submit your resume and references to Lindsey Dula. 


alliance for childrenCHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

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April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Every April Alliance For Children has events, programs and activities to raise awareness of child abuse in Tarrant County. Check back in 2019 for ways to support the month. 


alliance for childrenPINWHEEL SOCIETY

Alliance For Children Pinwheel SocietyPinwheel Society is Alliance For Children’s Young Professionals Group. This group is for individuals between the ages of 25-40 who are interested in supporting the mission of Alliance For Children in our community. Pinwheel Society members meet regularly and hold fundraisers which directly support the children and protective family members that Alliance For Children serves. 

To join our Pinwheel Society, click here! For any addition questions regarding our Pinwheel Society, please contact Hayden Scarnato.

 

Cornhole Tournament

Each Fall the Pinwheel Society hosts a Cornhole Tournament for the benefit of Alliance For Children. Be on the lookout for upcoming 2018 details, this is an event you won't want to miss! 

 

                                                                   Chili Cook-Off

                                                                                    Check back for upcoming 2019 details for the Pinwheel Society's Annual Chili Cook-Off benefiting
                                                                                    Alliance For Children! Gather your chili cook-off team for the chance to win the Chili Champion Judges'
                                                                                    Choice and Voters' Choice awards.