Volunteers founded Center for Hope & Safety (formerly Shelter Our Sisters) over 40 years ago and play a vital role in caring for those affected by domestic violence. 

Event Help on March 29

Our biggest fundraiser of the year, Evening of Hope, is on Wednesday, March 29. We expect over 175 attendees, so we need volunteers to help with various tasks throughout the night to make the event go smoothly.

Please note we have very limited opportunities at this time. CLICK HERE to download a volunteer application.  You will be added to our email list to be notified of any available opportunities. 

Fax completed application to 201-498-9256 or scan and email completed application to elizabeth@hopeandsafetynj.org.

General Volunteering

Handyperson: Help maintain CHS properties, transport donated furniture (must be able to lift 25 lbs)

Organize Donations and Pantries: Sort through item, food, and clothing donations and organize them in our storage/pantry area. (This volunteer opportunity occurs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during normal business hours)

Special Events/Fundraising: Event set-up and breakdown, mailings, etc. (i.e. Walk to End Domestic Violence)

Community Enlightenment/ Activism
Represent Center for Hope & Safety at health and career fairs and other community-based functions. Provide basic domestic violence information and distribute brochures, resource information, etc.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please email elizabeth@hopeandsafetynj.org.