Become a Volunteer

DYS is looking for volunteers like YOU!

Looking for ways to give back to your favorite local nonprofit? We are always looking for volunteers to help run the amazing programs for our families living with diabetes. Help support the DYS community and have fun while doing it!



Why Should I Volunteer with DYS?

Behind every successful organization is a team that makes the magic happen. DYS is no different! We offer fun, engaging and diverse programs throughout the year spread across out 34-county service area in NW Ohio and SE Michigan. Not to mention, getting volunteer hours can make a big impact at school, on college applications, and beyond!

DYS Volunteer Opportunities

Year-Round Family Programs: Enjoy working with families by volunteering at programs throughout the year. Family Programs like Mud Hens Baseball, Halloween Carnival, and so much more are a great for people with busy lives who still want to get involved and give back. Most of our Family Programs are short and sweet at 2-4 hours long.

Fundraising Events: We are always looking for great people to help us run amazing fundraisers such as Designer Purse Bingo, Football Raffles, and so much more. Some of these events are so simple, all it takes is sharing our posts on social media!

Hot Shots Camp: DYS’ signature program of the year brings together hundreds of people to support local kids and get them to camp! We are always looking for people to help welcome families at check in, run camp crafts, and be an extra set of hands in a friendly atmosphere.

Note: All volunteers who will be interacting with children are required to complete a background check. Some events require volunteers to be at least 16 years old to participate. Please email [email protected] with any questions.