Give your time to help the most vulnerable in our community.

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

Whether you choose to join us on a weekly basis, or just a few times, there are multiple volunteer opportunities for you at Genesis. When you volunteer, you give back to your community in more ways than you could imagine. Look at our volunteer opportunities below to see which option best matches your passion, skills and interests.

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Please email Volunteer Manager Chandra Adkins for more information.

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 Chandra Adkins. Minimum age for volunteer is 18.

*Available only as Court Ordered Community Service

Benefit Thrift Store Assistant

Court Partnership

Volunteers from our organization and other local domestic violence shelters can help monitor the proceedings in Dallas County Protective Order Court any Monday – Wednesday 9AM – 4PM. 1-hour orientation and courthouse training required.

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.

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

Court Partnership

Volunteers from our organization and other local domestic violence shelters can help monitor the proceedings in Dallas County Protective Order Court any Monday – Wednesday 9AM – 4PM. 1-hour orientation and courthouse training required.

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.

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.

Court Partnership

Volunteers from our organization and other local domestic violence shelters can help monitor the proceedings in Dallas County Protective Order Court any Monday – Wednesday 9AM – 4PM. 1-hour orientation and courthouse training required.

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.

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.