Volunteer at Brighter Tomorrows

Brighter Tomorrows is one of the largest domestic violence and sexual assault agencies in Dallas County. Their programs include emergency safe shelters and transitional housing programs. You can volunteer in the following ways:

 

Administrative Assistance

Volunteers work in one of our offices assisting with clerical work (filing, mail prep, data entry), answering telephones, organizing donations, and assist organize, shred, and archive information etc.

 

Shelter Assistant

This is a dynamic position that may include duties from child care to administrative assistance to maintenance.  Volunteering in one of our emergency safe shelter, is an excellent way to assist staff with general everyday needs.

 

Hotline Advocate

Answering the crisis hotline and assist callers with crisis counseling and referral information for victims of family violence.  In addition, volunteers assist with light office duties.  Minimum commitment of one shift per week (4-8 hrs).

**Up to 40 hours of hotline training may be required depending on experience. 

 

Children’s Activities

Spend time with the children at one of our emergency safe shelters, Transitional Housing, or Counseling office leading structured activities during adult support group sessions and life skills classes.

 

Thrift Store

Assist store staff in receiving, sorting, tagging and displaying donated goods for sale at one of our thrift store locations

(Grand Prairie or DeSoto).  Store hours are 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday-Saturday.

 

Hold a Supply Drive

Hold a drive for one of our two emergency safe shelters.  Necessary items include paper goods, cleaning supplies, bedding, household items and baby needs.

 

Adopt-A-Family

Let’s build a wonderful support system year-round.  Help provide a fresh start for a family that is beginning their new journey with Brighter Tomorrows by adopting a family for 6 months to 1 year.  Whether it be movie night, reading a book to the families’ children or redecorating their rooms. It’s the thought that counts!  Adopt your new family today.

 

Adopt-A-Room

A group can adopt a room at one of our two emergency safe shelters.  You would provide needed items such as bed linens, pillows, and wall décor.  Your group can paint and decorate a room to give it a fresh new look to make the family feel safe and feel like home.

 

Adopt-A-Playground

Calling all businesses, organizations, and sports teams!  Help restore, and rehabilitate our playgrounds for our kids!  It is our goal to provide an exciting and fun environment for our youth and teens to enjoy.

 

For more information, visit the Brighter Tomorrows website or call their office at 972-254-4003.

 

Mary Martin