What is the minimum age to volunteer?
Minimum age for volunteer shifts is 13 yrs old. Volunteers between the ages of 13 and 15 yrs old must be accompanied by parent. At 16 yrs old volunteers may volunteer without parental supervision.
Where will I go for my volunteer shift?
Volunteer shift and seasonal program locations vary based on activity. Locations are generally noted during registration.
Food pantry is located on-site at: 13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150 Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Resale Store shifts is located: 2661 Midway Road, Suite 207, Carrollton, TX 75006 (Bent Tree Shopping Plaza)
Do you have weekends or evenings volunteer positions?
Yes. Weekend and evening positions are available through our Resale Store. Some weekend and evening shifts are also available through seasonal programs.
Are background checks required?
Certain positions require a background check prior to volunteering, which include, Home Delivered Meals, Transportation, and Minor Home Repair programs.
Can I work my Community Service Restitution (CSR) hours at Metrocrest Services?
Yes, Metrocrest Services accepts CSR applicants. Hours are available through our food pantry and Resale Store. Orientation for CSR hours are every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at 13801 Hutton Drive, Suite 150, Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Food Pantry: Monday through Friday | 8-12, 10-2, 1-5
Resale Store: Monday through Saturday | 9-1, 1-5, 5-7
Offenses we do not accomdate are: assault, sexual, and/or *theft-related offences
*cannot complete CSR hours at our Resale Store
Can I fulfill requirements for high school, college, or my social organization?
Yes, the best options for students or individuals needing a set number of hours are with our seasonal programs or the food pantry. Please note, most hours outside of seasonal programs are available during weekdays. Minimum age requirement, refer here.
Can my group volunteer?
Yes, Seasonal programs offer the most options for groups. Groups are also needed to assist with minor home repair projects, and for other special tasks. For groups interested in the food pantry please email or call the volunteer manager.
How do I apply for an internship?
Metrocrest Services offers several internship opportunities, more info
. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to the Volunteer Manager