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Volunteer

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.  If you have time and talent you would like to share with us, we would love to have you join our volunteer family.  Volunteer opportunities are available at our locations in both Plano and Garland.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities at our Outreach Centers in Plano and Garland include:

Volunteer opportunities at our Emergency Shelters include:

  • Providing food
  • Organizing a donation drive 

Volunteer opportunities at our Resale Store in Plano include:

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

Volunteer opportunities in the Community Education Department include:

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: 

June 19, 12:00pm

July 10, 8:30am or July 24, 11:30am

Aug. 14, 8:30am or Aug. 28, 11:30am

Sept. 4, 8:30am or Sept. 25, 11:30am

Oct. 9, 8:30am or Oct. 23, 11:30am

Nov. 13, 8:30am 

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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