Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer

We often hear from supporters that they would like to help by becoming more deeply involved with our ministry, but feel ill-equipped to volunteer with us. The great news is if you have a willing heart and a teachable spirit, we have a place for you!

Contact Darla at dsmith@firstdallas.org to schedule a tour of our centers and to find out more about training to volunteer to work with clientele.  For volunteering with events please contact Vicki at vking@firstdallas.org. We need YOU!

Serving around two thousand women and their families each year requires help from volunteers.  The roles of volunteers vary from helping with fundraising events to providing spiritual support, providing medical support, and mentoring moms who have chosen to parent.

The role of a ministry volunteer is a critical one. Because of this, we take seriously our responsibility to recruit and train those whom we believe would be most effective in this setting. For those that desire to work directly with clients, the process may seem intense or overwhelming. But, the rewards of a volunteer will be an opportunity to not only minister to clients but to also experience personal spiritual growth. Many volunteers have expressed they are blessed by volunteering because they feel God is using them to make a difference for eternity! Do you want to be a part of a group of people who make an impact for life?

“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.  For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’”  Matthew 25:34-36

  • Auxiliary Member: Provide refreshments for center activities & baby showers
  • Board Member: Serve on the board of directors to help facilitate operations and guidance
  • Clerical Support: Making copies, stapling, collating, shredding, helping with mail-outs, etc.
  • Event Support:  Help with fundraising events, i.e. dinner and/or golf event
  • Group Facilitator (female):  Facilitate women’s classes from a secular perspective on personal/family health or prenatal class
  • Group Facilitator (male): Facilitate men’s classes from a secular perspective on parenting and marriage
  • *Individual Education/Mentor: Providing support one on one with parenting & prenatal videos/material
  • Medical Support: Clinic (nurse, nurse practitioner, PA, phlebotomist, RDMS, ob-gyn, etc.)
  • Men’s Ministry:  Men working with men in Bible study, prayer, book study, discipleship
  • Mobile Unit:  Maintenance and cleaning
  • Post Abortion Support & Recovery:  Facilitating or co-facilitating retreat or Bible study
  • Prayer Warrior: Serve on ministry prayer chain/committee to pray for specific clients needs of the ministry and do spiritual warfare
  • Resale Shop:  Work on a team for (future) resale shop or at the resale shop
  • Sexual Education:  Presenting sexual integrity in schools, churches, client classes
  • Social Media:  Blogging, tweeting, posting on Facebook and website updates
  • *Spiritual Support:  Sharing the gospel, praying with client, devotion leader for Prenatal Classes, and/or Bible Study leader
  • *Wee Care Shoppe: Help inventory, sort and organize donated items; working a weekly shift in the store; cleaning, washing, mending donated items; helping clients with their selections
  • Women’s Ministry:  Women working with women in Bible study, prayer, book study, discipleship

Availability

The above * items require a commitment to one 3-4 hour shift per week.  If you cannot commit to those times, please select another area in which to volunteer.

Mondays:

  • 9am-1pm
  • 1pm-5pm
  • 4pm-8pm
Tuesdays:

  • 9am-1pm
  • 1pm-5pm
  • 4pm-8pm
Wednesdays:

  • 9am-1pm
  • 1pm-5pm
  • 5pm-8pm
Thursdays:

  • 9am-1pm
Fridays:

  • 9am-1pm
  • 1pm-5pm
Saturdays:

  • 9am-1pm

how we have helped

Worried. Anxious. Undecided . All these words described LaTisha as she “googled” to find a place where she could talk to someone about her unplanned pregnancy. She had miscarried the year before and felt there was no way she could... Read More.

- LaTisha

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places” – Tiffany’s Story The lines from this old country song express a sentiment that is understood by many of us. And, while this expression represents the search of many of our clients,... Read More.

- Tiffany

When the nurse performed the ultrasound, the scan showed a very small developing preborn that was just six weeks old. Then the baby’s heartbeat came up on the screen, and the tears began to flood down her face. Joy found... Read More.

- Joy

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