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We have a new Volunteer Newsletter that goes out the first Tuesday of every month!

Curious to know what our monthly newsletter looks like?

Check it out here! April Volunteer Newsletter

Volunteer Needs!

Our current volunteer needs are at our Shelter. If you are an active volunteer, someone who has completed a volunteer application, submitted our required background checks, a confidentiality agreement, and attended volunteer orientation, you can volunteer at our shelter. Remember our shelter is at an undisclosed location, this is for the safety of our residents staying there. 

You can find these volunteer opportunities in our Volunteer Portal via the link below!

Volunteer Portal

Summer Volunteer Opportunity

We are looking for Camp Hope Counselors for this summer! If you are interested in learning more check out the link here! Camp Hope Counselor

Our Volunteers Rock! 

Volunteers have historically played a major part in the delivery of services to clients who are victims of violence in the agencies 40 years. From helping care for children to assisting with phone calls, 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 2019 our volunteers provided 24,566 volunteer hours! We can not do it alone! 

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Learn About The Process

Have a Volunteer Project Idea? 

We would love to have you and/or your group volunteer at Friends of the Family. We always have needs at the shelter, outreach and throughout our agency. Tell us how we can get you plugged in. 

Submit Volunteer Project 

Sign up to Volunteer:

Individual
Volunteers play a vital part in the delivery of services from rocking babies or assisting with administrative work 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.

I'm ready to complete the application

Group
We encourage both groups and individuals to look into volunteering for Friends of the Family. Whether it is a one-time group project or a reoccurring group volunteer activity, we would love to have you all helping out. 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

**Orientations are still taking place - if you have signed up to attend a volunteer orientation, the location has moved to zoom and we will be sending out the link a few days before orientation!**

**Volunteer hours though tracked via timesheets are not tracked within the volunteer portal. If you need hours for class or court, please be sure to keep a detailed record. You are welcome to ask the Volunteer Supervisor to make a copy of your time sheet for your records or feel free to take a photo. Remember, time sheets are only valid if both the Volunteer and Supervisor have signed the timesheet. Thank you!**

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Did you know we have a Volunteer Committee, which is dedicated to our Volunteers?

Meet our Volunteer Committee and learn how you can become more involved!

Volunteer Committee

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