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. 

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.

Current Volunteer Opportunity

Every year we need to staff our partner, the Community Thrift Shop in Midland Park, for one week. This year we have been assigned Tuesday, Jan. 31 and Thursday, Feb. 2 and we are looking for volunteers to help. Learn more and sign up for shifts at the button below.

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)

Holiday Gift Wrapping: During the holidays and other special events at local stores and malls, Center for Hope & Safety to provide gift wrapping services for their customers – all proceeds go to support our mission.

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.