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Shelter/HelpLine Volunteers interact with the residents and children staying in the 50 bed shelter at SafeHouse Center and help answer our 24-hour HelpLine. These volunteers are cross trained to provide crisis intervention, advocacy, education and practical assistance to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault either in the shelter or on the phone.

Volunteers are asked to make a minimum 4 hour per week commitment. Shifts are available for 4 hour weekly shifts.

We do provide crisis intervention training and it's mandatory to attend before volunteering with survivors can begin. In addition, we require on-the-job training and a six-month commitment.

Please check to see if the dates match your schedule availability:

Our CORE Volunteer Training will take virtually on the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 17 from 6pm to 9pm
  • Friday, February 18 from 6pm to 9pm
  • Saturday, February 19 from 9am to 2 pm
  • Sunday, February 20 from 9am to 2 pm

Program Training dates will be announced at a later time

To apply for this position please go to www.safehousecenter.org/volunteer-information/volunteer-applications-forms/to to complete the application. After the application has been received you will be contacted about the next steps in the application process.

If this opportunity does not sound like a good fit, fill out our waitlist form for the next training.

Please send the application by Tuesday Feb1. After the application has been received you will be contacted about the interview process.

We highly encourage all applicants to attend a volunteer information session to learn more about the services, requirements and to go over the roles available. https://www.safehousecenter.org/volunteer-info-sessions/

If you have questions, please contact our Volunteer and Intern Program Coordinator at (734) 973-0242 x 297 or e-mail us at volunteer@safehousecenter.org.




4 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    * 4 hour weekly shift*
  • 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • 04:00 PM to 12:00 AM
    Volunteers sign up for a 4 hour weekly shift
  • 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About SafeHouse Center

Location:

4100 CLARK RD, ANN ARBOR, MI 48105, US

Mission Statement

To provide safety, support, advocacy and resources for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and their children, and To work relentlessly to change the systems and attitudes that allow this abuse to continue.

Description

SafeHouse Center provides support for those impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault. SafeHouse provides free and confidential services for any person victimized that lives or works in Washtenaw County. Our services include emergency shelter for those in danger of being hurt or killed, counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, and especially, hope .

Check out www.safehousecenter.org for more details on volunteer opportunities and training schedules.

Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

4100 Clark RdAnn Arbor, MI 48105

(42.25815,-83.67843)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Virtual interview, mandatory CORE & programtraining, 6 month commitment & weekly 4 hour shifts.
  • Volunteer In Services

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