WomenSafe Inc. is a domestic violence shelter serving individuals and families throughout Northeast Ohio. Volunteers are needed to assist the Development Director with planning, organizing, marketing and hosting fundraising events to generate funds for the non-profit shelter.
Do you enjoy hosting events? Are you great at decorating, designing or selling tickets? Do you have experience with marketing? Then this volunteer opportunity is for you!
Special Events Crew Volunteers are needed to help with the following tasks throughout the year: -Soliciting for donations for raffle baskets -Hanging up flyers for events -Developing partnerships with local businesses -Updating the donor database and making thank you calls -Putting together raffle baskets -Working the day of the event to register participants, run an activity, set up, tear down, etc.
Training is provided and volunteers have the opportunity to make their own schedule.
WomenSafe's mission is to provide emergency shelter and support services for survivors of domestic violence throughout Northeast Ohio.
WomenSafe offers a variety of services to clients. Services available today include: emergency shelter, 24-hour support and crisis management hotline, individualized and group counseling, art therapy, court advocacy, peer support, aftercare, education and referrals. To build community awareness, educational presentations are available to civic organizations, schools, churches, or any interested group. The agency also provides "Healthy Relationship" presentations to Lake and Geauga County schools (elementary through college) All services are provided for free regardless of economic income. WomenSafe is one of only two of the nearly 80 domestic violence programs in the State of Ohio whose programs are fully certified by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Ohio Department of Mental Health. The agency is also certified by Medicaid for its diagnostic assessment, counseling and community support programs. We are also proud to be SafeZone Certified by the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization, which offers a comprehensive cultural competency training and technical assistance to increase safety and resources for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking with the LGBTQI communities.