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Volunteer

Volunteers 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Vital Role

Volunteers play a vital role at Hope’s Door New Beginning Center.  Each year, hundreds of people donate thousands of hours to help us provide safety, shelter, healing, and hope to families affected by domestic abuse.  COVID-19 has impacted how we are currently engaging our volunteers. Personal safety for our clients, staff and volunteers is a priority. We are limiting onsite volunteer opportunities at our outreach offices and emergency shelters in order to ensure this safety. Please see the current opportunities we have for volunteers listed below. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities: 

  • Organize a donation drive of items from our urgent needs list
  • Create craft project kits with instructions for children in our shelter
  • Donate non-perishable items for our food pantries

Volunteer opportunities at our Outreach Centers in Plano and Garland:

Volunteer opportunities at our Resale Store in Plano : 

  • Assisting customers
  • Organizing and sorting donations
  • Maintaining the store appearance

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How to get started

All new volunteers must complete the individual volunteer application, background check (if 18 years of age or older), and attend one new volunteer orientation session. Orientation sessions last approximately 1 hour. To attend orientation, both the application and background check must be completed. Orientation sessions will be offered via Zoom webinar until further notice. Email Beth Leos. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.  Scroll down for links to the volunteer applications and background check.

 Upcoming 2020 Volunteer Orientation Dates: 

Oct. 9, 12:30pm or Oct. 23, 11:30am

Nov. 13, 11:30am 

Orientation is not offered in December. Orientation sessions will resume in 2021.

*Individuals must be at least 16 years old to volunteer unaccompanied by a parent or guardian.  Children who are at least 13 years old can volunteer with a parent or guardian. Group volunteer projects are also available.

The volunteer application should be completed and emailed to our Volunteer Program Manager Beth Leos at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The background check is completed online and the results are automatically sent to the Volunteer Program Manager. There is a $9.95 fee for the background check. 

More Information

For more information on becoming a volunteer, please call (972) 422-2911 and ask to speak to our Volunteer Program Manager or email Beth Leos at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. **Internship and practicum students please contact Phillis Helums at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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