Giving your time helps women & children in your community recovering from abuse.

There is always a way you can help us help others.

Choosing to volunteer at Genesis makes a difference greater than you could imagine. We have opportunities to give back at each location so you may choose the task and area most convenient to you! 

To get more information on how to volunteer at Genesis, contact Nicole Berg nberg@genesisshelter.org.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Children’s Department Weeknight PAL

Spend time with children at our Outreach counseling office, playing or facilitating a structured activity. There are volunteer opportunities available Monday-Thursday from 9AM – 9PM. 90 minute orientation required. Weekly or bi-monthly commitment preferred.

Help the staff at our thrift store receive, sort, tag and display donated items. Group sessions must be coordinated through Lottie Price. Minimum age for volunteer is 18.

*Available only as Court Ordered Community Service

Benefit Thrift Store Assistant

Office Angels

Help our staff at our outreach office organize and inventory our donations, assist the Fund Development Team with special projects, and overall support day-to-day office operations to ensure smooth functioning. Once a week 10 AM to 12 PM.

Groups can prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner and serve the women and children staying at our shelter. A completed volunteer application and background check for each member of the group is required.

Serve a Meal

Volunteer Orientations

Volunteer orientations teach our potential volunteers about the programs and services offered, and help them determine the best fit for them with Genesis Women’s Shelter. Once you turn in your application form you will be contacted with upcoming orientation dates.

Help our emergency shelter by portioning out snacks and coffee, organizing and counting adult and children's clothes, shoes, feminine products, and personal care items. Bi-Weekly 1 PM to 4 PM.

Shelter Organization

Children’s Department Weeknight PAL

Spend time with children at our Outreach counseling office, playing or facilitating a structured activity. There are volunteer opportunities available Monday-Thursday from 9AM – 9PM. 90 minute orientation required. Weekly or bi-monthly commitment preferred.

Help the staff at our thrift store receive, sort, tag and display donated items. Individual volunteer hours are available Monday – Friday from 10AM – 5:30PM. Groups of 10 or more may come on Wednesdays from 10AM – 1PM. Group sessions must be coordinated through Chandra Adkins. Minimum age for volunteer is 18.

Benefit Thrift Store Assistant

Office Angels

Help our staff at our outreach office organize and inventory our donations, assist the Fund Development Team with special projects, and overall support day-to-day office operations to ensure smooth functioning. Once a week 10 AM to 12 PM.

Groups can prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner and serve the women and children staying at our shelter. A completed volunteer application and background check for each member of the group is required.

Serve a Meal

Volunteer Orientations

Volunteer orientations teach our potential volunteers about the programs and services offered, and help them determine the best fit for them with Genesis Women’s Shelter. Once you turn in your application form you will be contacted with upcoming orientation dates.

Help our emergency shelter by portioning out snacks and coffee, organizing and counting adult and children's clothes, shoes, feminine products, and personal care items. Bi-Weekly 1 PM to 4 PM.

Shelter Organization

Children’s Department Weeknight PAL

Spend time with children at our Outreach counseling office, playing or facilitating a structured activity. There are volunteer opportunities available Monday-Thursday from 9AM – 9PM. 90 minute orientation required. Weekly or bi-monthly commitment preferred.

Benefit Thrift Store Assistant

Help the staff at our thrift store receive, sort, tag and display donated items. Individual volunteer hours are available Monday – Friday from 10AM – 5:30PM. Groups of 10 or more may come on Wednesdays from 10AM – 1PM. Group sessions must be coordinated through Chandra Adkins. Minimum age for volunteer is 18.

Office Angels

Help our staff at our outreach office organize and inventory our donations, assist the Fund Development Team with special projects, and overall support day-to-day office operations to ensure smooth functioning. Once a week 10 AM to 12 PM.

Serve a Meal

Groups can prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner and serve the women and children staying at our shelter. A completed volunteer application and background check for each member of the group is required.

Volunteer Orientations

Volunteer orientations teach our potential volunteers about the programs and services offered, and help them determine the best fit for them with Genesis Women’s Shelter. Once you turn in your application form you will be contacted with upcoming orientation dates.

Shelter Organization

Help our emergency shelter by portioning out snacks and coffee, organizing and counting adult and children's clothes, shoes, feminine products, and personal care items. Bi-Weekly 1 PM to 4 PM.

Court-Appointed Community Service

We proudly partner with the Volunteer Center of North Texas in order to help individuals meet their required court-appointed community service hours. All court-ordered volunteers will perform their hours at the Genesis Benefit Thrift Store located at 3419 Knight Street, Dallas, TX 75219. Please bring all required paperwork you received from the court.

Court-Appointed Community Service Volunteer Hours:
Monday through Friday
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday
12:30 to 5 p.m.

Please park on the street when you arrive to save parking spaces for our Thrift Store customers.