Volunteers founded Center for Hope and Safety (formerly Shelter Our Sisters) over 40 years ago and play a vital role in caring for those affected by domestic violence. Annually, volunteers donate more than 5,000 hours of service.
Data entry, answer phones, assist with mailings, answering phones, greet guests, sign-in visitors
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 Monday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s during normal business hours)
Help sanitize and prepare rooms for clients at shelter and transitional locations
Special events committees; event set-up and breakdown, mailings, etc. (i.e. Annual Picnic, Gala, Gold Outing)
Holiday Gift Wrapping
During the holidays and other special events at local stores and malls, Center for Hope and Safety to provide gift wrapping services for their customers – all proceeds go to Center for Hope and Safety.
Drive clients to the grocery store or to medical, dental, and court appointments
Community Enlightenment/ Activism
Represent Center for Hope and Safety at health and career fairs and other community-based functions. Provide basic domestic violence information and distribute brochures, resource information, etc.