Response Team Volunteers M-F Nights 5pm-8am


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


4100 Clark RdAnn Arbor, MI 48105


Thank you for your interest in volunteering at SafeHouse Center! We have a rich history of providing exemplary services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and are in the forefront of efforts to create a violence-free society. We invite you to join us in this work. All gender identities are welcome to apply for all volunteer positions. Check out this video to learn more about SafeHouse Center, Click here to check out our video!.

Response Teams Volunteers respond during the night, to provide immediate crisis intervention to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Volunteers meet with survivors in the hospital and jail to offer support, information and advocacy immediately following incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as respond by phone when necessary. A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required for this program. On-call shifts are 5pm-8am Monday to Tuesday, Tuesday to Wednesday, Wednesday to Thursday, Thursday to Friday, Friday to Saturday. Required to sign up for 3 shifts a month.

Note: Due to insurance requirements, Response Team Volunteers must be at least 21 and provide additional car insurance documents.

We do require a 32 hour crisis intervention training be completed in full before volunteering with survivors can begin. In addition, we require 8 hour on the job training and a six month commitment.

Please see below for the next mandatory training dates:

Spring 2018 Volunteer Training Hours
Friday, March 2nd: 5:15p Dinner and Registration, 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, March 3rd: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 4th: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, March 16th: 5:15p Dinner and Registration, 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, March 17th: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

To apply for this position please visit to download the application. Please send the completed application to by Friday, February 16, 2018. After the application has been received you will be contacted about the interview process.

If you have questions, please contact our Volunteer and Intern Program Coordinator at (734) 973-0242 x 252 or e-mail us at


  • People Skills
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 Hour Training and 6 month Commitment
  • Volunteer In Services

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