The attacking midfielder joined on loan from Tottenham until the end of the season on deadline day and was an unused substitute against Everton last weekend.
"Anything I can do to get Villa out of trouble I will. I want to help the club stay up and save them from relegation," said Dawkins.
"Things can turn quickly. One week you are in the relegation zone but a few wins and you are out of it. Let's hope we can get that going and save ourselves.
"Fresh faces always help any team and hopefully we can all gel together and find a way to get out of this."