INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER?
At Women In Distress, we have many different types of ways to volunteer and provide much needed support and services to our center and community. Below are the different types of volunteer opportunities available with their description and requirements.
Volunteers are an important part of the Women In Distress team. They play an important role in helping to keep families safe as they rebuild their violence-free lives.
If you are interested in learning more about our volunteer program, you will need to attend a mandatory orientation session (RSVP on form below). In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email us at:
Our Direct Service Volunteers are volunteers that have obtained clearance through our Core Competency training to work directly with our participants in our center. Volunteer areas include assisting our advocates with updating participant files; supervising children in our Respite program while mom or dad meets with an advocate; and more.
Please note: these volunteer opportunities require a commitment of 2-4 hours/week for 6 months, more than 24 hours of training, and a background check.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Submit a volunteer applicationonce you have attended an orientation session
- Complete a background check and drug test
- Attend DV: 101 training
OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Provide a Professional Service
Would you like to provide a service such as salon, spa, or makeover services, financial literacy, tutoring, Dress for Success, and/or interviewing skills, etc. For more information:
contact Miriam Garcia, Program Services Supervisor
Interested in volunteering with a group? There are several ways you can contribute and help our families, including hosting activities for families and children, cleaning & facility maintenance, Thrift Store operations, and more.
CLICK HERE to download the GROUP VOLUNTEER APPLICATION