Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Family Place! 
In addition to volunteering your time, we also encourage you to host donation drives, collect/donate items to our Resale Shop, and visit our Amazon wish list to provide much needed support for our clients.

Volunteers serve an integral role in the operation of the agency. Your gifts of time and talent in our programs and fundraising efforts support our efforts to keep an open door to survivors of domestic violence in North Texas. Whether you are an individual, part of a church, scouting or community group or a corporate entity, we will work with you to find a meaningful placement on The Family Place volunteer team. 

Your first step is click on the Get Started button below. Once you have completed the application you will receive a confirmation email. Volunteers are required to complete the application, a Criminal Background Check, and read and sign that they have read our handbook.

Volunteers are required to complete an application and pay the $10.00 fee for a Criminal Background Check.

Get Started

 

Work Behind the Scenes

ADMINISTRATIVE HELP

If you enjoy administrative work, we are always in need of help at our locations around Dallas area. Typical volunteer assignments include greeting visitors, filing, clerical work, answering phones and data entry. 

FUNDRAISING AND EVENTS

Are you a fundraiser? Your expertise can assist us in planning, organizing and running our major fundraisers—Sneaker Soiree, Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon, ReuNight and Partners Card.

RESALE SHOP AND BOUTIQUE

Volunteers assist in merchandising and retail sales, as well as sorting incoming donations of clothing and household items.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Your group can hold a special event for the women, men, and children in our care. We are always looking for groups to provide a celebration, a game day, carnival, for example, during the holidays, or any time throughout the year.


Work with Clients

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Volunteers can help with special events, work in the reception area, and in the After School Program. We also use volunteers in our K-2 classroom as teaching assistants. 

FAITH AND LIBERTY'S PLACE FAMILY CENTER

Work with staff to support supervised visitations and exchanges on the first, third and fifth weekend of the month.

SHELTERS

Volunteers work at the front desk to support the operations and security of the Safe Campus. They answer phones, handle admission to the campus, and work with residents to help with their daily living needs.  

HOTLINE

Answer hotline calls with a TFP staff member and help victims of family violence find safety and shelter. *Please note: This position requires a special orientation and a regular time commitment.