Volunteer Opportunities at Voices Against Violence

Hotline Volunteer

Volunteers will answer our 24-hour hotline to provide crisis intervention and referrals to all callers. Bilingual ability (Spanish, Portuguese) a plus.

Community Outreach Volunteer

Work within your own community to end domestic violence and sexual assault! Volunteers will spread the word about Voices’ services and the importance of speaking up about violence through distributing flyers, posters and booklets at community events and to key organizations such as police departments, libraries and doctors’ offices on a monthly basis.

Hotline Volunteer

Volunteers will answer our 24-hour hotline to provide crisis intervention and referrals to all callers. Bilingual ability (Spanish, Portuguese) a plus.

Shelter Volunteer

Work with parents and kids escaping domestic violence in our confidential emergency shelter. Volunteers may: work closely with staff to make the shelter a pleasant and safe environment; assist with donations of clothing and other items, including food; homework tutoring, provide crisis intervention, help run specialized groups for moms and kids.

KidSpace Volunteer

Supervise visits between non-custodial parents and their children at the supervised visitation center - KidSpace. Ensure a safe environment for all participants, following all policies and guidelines of center. Take objective, non-judgemental observation notes and provide feedback to custodial and non-custodial parties, as appropriate. Bilingual ability (Spanish, Portuguese) a plus.

Requirements

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are required to complete a minimum amount of training prior to beginning their service. Hours of training range from 10-45 hours depending on the volunteer opportunity. Training is held periodically throughout the year. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator to complete an application and interview.

Opportunities are available to teens seeking community service-learning positions depending on availability.

Click on the bold words for our VOLUNTEER APPLICATION.