Get Involved

From rocking babies to painting shelter rooms, volunteers are one of the largest assets Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support has.  It is always busy at Genesis and our need for great volunteers is constant! Contact Chandra Adkins at 214.389.7701 or to find out how you can get involved. 

Once you have completed the process becoming a volunteer, click on the link below to view and sign up for volunteer opportunities. See description of opportunities below.

Volunteer Opportunities

Children's Department - Weeknight PAL
Shelter Helper
Resale Store Assistant
Health Fair Representative
Court Partnership
Special Events
Volunteer Orientations
Volunteer Training

Children's Department Weeknight PAL

Volunteers spend 2 hours with the children at our outreach counseling office, playing or facilitating a structured activity. Choose any night, Monday-Thursday from 5pm-9pm. Weekly commitment preferred, bi-monthly okay. 1 hour orientation required.

Benefit Thrift Store Assistant

Volunteers are needed to help staff receive, sort, tag and display donated goods for sale in our store. Individual volunteer hours are Monday - Friday 10am-5:30pm. Groups of up to 10 may volunteer on Wednesdays from 10am-1pm only and must be previously coordinated through Chandra Adkins. Minimum age is 18. 

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Court Partnership

Volunteers from GWSS and other local DV shelters help to monitor the proceedings in Dallas County Protective Order Court Monday - Wednesday 9am-4pm. Flexible daytime schedule. 1 hour orientation and courthouse training required.

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Special Events

We are always in the middle of our next BIG event around here, and would love to have you join us! Volunteer help toward these efforts is always at a premium- please contact us if you know of a particular event you would like to help with, or if you would like to be kept informed of volunteer needs relating to all special events as they come up.

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Volunteer Orientations

The goal of orientation is to teach potential volunteers about the agency's structure, the programs and services offered, and to help them determine what volunteer opportunity best fits their schedule and interests. Once you have turned in your completed volunteer application, you will be contacted about upcoming orientation dates.

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Genesis Women's Shelter & Support

4411 Lemmon Ave., Suite 201
Dallas, Texas 75219
Outreach: 214.389.7700
24-Hour Hotline: 214.946.HELP
Thrift Store: 214.520.6644
Genesis Women's Shelter & Support is a
501(c)(3) through
Shelter Ministries of Dallas

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