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Volunteers are the heart of FirstLook. Last year volunteers gave over 9,000 hours to the mission of FirstLook. Volunteers are always needed in both the clinic and the two resale boutiques.

Each woman who comes to FirstLook is escorted by a volunteer client coordinator through her entire visit at FirstLook. The coordinator is that woman’s “go-to” person during her time with FirstLook. Coordinators interview each person, listening to her needs and concerns, guiding her to explore her options honestly, helping her envision a hopeful future, and empowering her to make informed decisions, decisions that the team prays will be life-affirming. With the help of the coordinator each client lays out a Care Path with her needs and goals for her future. Together, they determine how FirstLook can help to provide the resources, education, and encouragement to meet those needs and goals. Our volunteers make FirstLook a safe, compassionate and helpful place for those we serve.

If you would like to be a volunteer staff at FirstLook, call Clinic Director, Sharra, at 972.938.7900 or email her at to set up a tour of the clinic and interview.

If you would like to volunteer at FirstLook Boutique, call Brenda in Waxahachie at 972.923.0778 or Carla in Ennis at 972.875.8055. You are always welcome to drop by and pick up an application.

Some volunteer opportunities are:

  • Male and Female Client Coordinator
  • Male and Femaile Spiritual Mentor
  • Mailings
  • Church Liason
  • Videographer
  • Photographer
  • RN
  • Spanish Speaking Client Coordinator
  • Assist with fundraising events
  • Maintenance projects

In the stores:

  • Tagging and racking clothes
  • Cashier
  • Store displays
  • Helping customers