Our Mission 'to combat human trafficking through education and safe housing' was developed to stand in solidarity against the trafficking of women and children. LifeWay Network is committed to alleviating the suffering of victims of slavery, especially women in metropolitan New York and its surrounding counties.
We are looking for volunteers to be part of our community living model. Volunteers are needed in the safe housing program for shift coverage to support our Host Community and Staff. Supportive presence for survivor guests as well as tutoring, mentoring, skills development. The volunteers would spend time for a few hours when needed at the safe houses to be there for the women survivors as a presence in the house. If a good fit, the volunteer can volunteer a few hours per day. Location of the safe houses are shared upon making a match between LifeWay Network and the volunteer.
Safe House volunteers must have own reliable transportation, be able to lift 20 lbs (if needed), and agree to an ongoing time commitment.
Qualifications: Must be able to speak/read/write English. Must be at least 21 years old. Ability to speak language other than English a plus.
Application Process: Must complete application, complete interview process, provide 3 letters of reference, clear background check, complete trauma informed work training provided by LifeWay Network and volunteer orientation (held three times a year), agree to the confidentiality demanded by the work.
- Literacy / Reading
- Adult Education
- People Skills
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Spiritual Healing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 3 hours per weekday; minimum of one day
- Accountability for being on time