Our Volunteers Rock! 

Volunteers play a vital part in the delivery of services to clients who are victims of violence. From rocking babies or painting shelter rooms, to helping at the Thrift Store; volunteers are one of our largest assets at Friends of the Family. Our volunteers make it possible for us to give our clients excellent service.Whether you can give an hour a month or several hours a week, we would be honored to have your help. In 2016 our volunteers provided 21,197 volunteer hours. We can't do it alone! 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Individual
Volunteers play a vital part in the delivery of services from rocking babies or painting shelter rooms, to helping at DCFOF Thrift; volunteers are one of the largest assets Friends of the Family has. Our volunteers make it possible for us to give our clients excellent service.

Check out the individual volunteer opportunities here!

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Group
Volunteers play a vital part in the delivery of services and your group can help! We encourage both groups and individuals to look into volunteering for Friends of the Family. Whether you can give an hour a month or several hours a week, we would be honored to have your help. Check out the Group Application Process here. 

Court Ordered 
Denton County Friends of the Family provides individuals the opportunity to meet their Court Appointed Community Service hours. Learn more about community service opportunities with Friends of the Family. 

Intern & Practicum
Most interns work 10 to 20+ hours a week to assist in the delivery of services to our clients. Interns gain valuable professional experience while learning how to serve our clients. In addition to the positions listed here, staff members may work with interns to create positions to better serve their professional and educational goals.

Fill out the application here!

You can learn more about the overall process and how to become a volunteer here

Transitional Housing

We've got big news- DCFOF now has a Transitional Housing program!  We are best known as the emergency shelter in the area, but for years now our ...

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