First Refuge would not exist were it not for our volunteers. We ask that all interested volunteers fill out a card in our office or simply click the button below, then attend one of our monthly Volunteer Information Meetings (VIM) held at First Refuge. Check the events page to find out when the next VIM is. 


Food Pantry 
Food Pantry Stockers/Straighteners 
Volunteer Receptionists
Denton Dental Mission Receptionist
Produce Pick-Up (Tuesday mornings from Lewisville.  A volunteer can pick up one Tuesday each month.)

If you are interested in any of the positions listed above click the "Interested In Volunteering?" button above. 

Here are just a few of the valuable contributions of volunteers at First Refuge:

  • Volunteers are invaluable in helping provide better services to clients at First Refuge

  • Volunteers are passionate about their role of showing the love of Christ at First Refuge

  • Volunteers provide contact with various parts of the community by talking about the ministry within their circle of influence

  • Volunteers bring additional expertise or experience to First Refuge

  • Volunteers believe in what First Refuge is doing to serve the community and are key advocates for the ministry

Come join our team and volunteer your time, skills, gifts, and knowledge at First Refuge. First Refuge Ministries needs volunteers with all types of gifts including food pantry volunteers, medical professionals, dental professionals, counselors, and support group leaders. Everyone has a place to serve at First Refuge.

If you are interested in volunteering please let us know by filling out the form below and someone will contact you shortly about how you can apply. 

Volunteer Appreciation Night | VAN

If you volunteered at First Refuge this year you are invited to Volunteer Appreciation Night. Join us for fun, food, games, prizes and special volunteer recognitions on Tuesday, December 4th at 6 PM. Lifeline Church, 2800 Pennsylvania Dr. Denton, Texas.