Weekday Opportunities: Late Afternoons & Evenings

Want to volunteer but you’re busy during the day? No worries! Several partners have opportunities for volunteers in the late afternoon or evenings.

And remember: The posted schedules often aren’t the whole story. If something catches your eye but doesn’t seem to fit your schedule, be sure to contact the leader anyway.



daytime Mon – Thurs · late afternoon Mon – Thurs · evenings Mon, Tues, Thurs · 1st & 3rd Saturdays each month

DPRC reaches out to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies, building relationships based on trust and understanding. The centers, located in strategic areas around Dallas, provide medical information about pregnancy, fetal development, pregnancy termination, post-abortion syndrome, and alternatives to abortion to help women make educated decisions. DPRC also provides clothing for those in need and chances to mentor women.

Contact: Mike Frizzell • mike.frizzell@gmail.com

READERS 2 LEADERS (readers2leaders.org)

daytime Mon – Thurs · late afternoon Mon – Thurs · early evening Mondays · 2nd Saturday each month

Readers 2 Leaders seeks to help all children in West Dallas read at or above grade level. Volunteers can engage with any or all of R2L’s efforts, which include reading intervention and tutoring with elementary and middle school students, maintaining a lending library, homework help after school, crafts, storytelling, training parents to help their children, and offering a speaker series to discuss literacy with the community.

Contact: Stephanie Schweinfurth • stephanie@readers2leaders.org

MERCY STREET (mercystreetdallas.org)

flexible schedule

Come build Christ-honoring mentoring relationships in West Dallas. Help transform a kid’s life by serving as a mentor for a 4th – 12th grader or as a soccer/baseball coach.

Contact: Mat & Crystal Tonne • westdallas@watermark.org


a variety of daytime, late afternoon, evening, weekend, & flexible opportunities

Help provide transitional housing and support for homeless families! Service opportunities include employment/budgeting mentors, assisting with apartment hosting, “Scrub Squad,” children’s dinners, the clothes closet, childcare, and tutoring.

Contact: Ashley & Andra Phillips • watermarkIHC@gmail.com

MINISTRIES 101 (ministries101.org)

regular group Bible study certain Fridays · mentoring schedule flexible

Disciple adult women prisoners in Dawson State Jail (near Downtown) who have accepted Christ and asked for discipleship. Requires training from the state of Texas, plus mentor training. Volunteers can help with regular Bible study or choose to mentor; mentors are paired with another mentor to meet with two inmates regularly for 6 to 9 months.

Contact: Susan Turner • sksturner@mac.com


on your own schedule

Encourage inmates by exchanging letters with men and women in the faith-based dorms at Dawson State Jail.

Contact: Ashley Hudgens • ahudgens76@gmail.com

UNION GOSPEL MISSION (ugmdallas.org)

most Wednesdays 6:30-9pm · 4th Thursday each month 6:30-9pm · 2nd Saturday each month 6:30-9pm

Help call the homeless and under-resourced of Dallas to a transforming relationship with Christ. Volunteers get the chance to model Christ’s love by serving dinner, connecting individually with residents, helping with UGM facilities, or building authentic mentoring relationships with those in UGM programs.

Contact: Elliott Carpenter • UGM@watermark.org


Tuesdays 6:15-8pm

Share the love of God with a small group of inner-city and refugee kids in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood of Northeast Dallas. Lead a group or simply participate as we share a Bible study and do crafts with the kids!

Contact: Charla Dixon • cdixon@watermark.org

2ndSATURDAY (www.2ndsaturday.org)

various opportunities throughout the week · monthly event each 2nd Saturday

Renovate and restore homes in the West Dallas and South Dallas senior, low-income, and disabled communities. Besides regular serving opportunities, the monthly “2ndSaturday” event engages large volunteer groups for construction, home restoration, and special projects.

Contact: Todd Fields • serve@2ndSaturday.org

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