Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Women’s Community!

Volunteer Shelter/Support Line Advocate

Volunteers are needed to provide information about safety planning, referrals, community resources, emergency shelter and our domestic abuse and sexual assault services.  Duties include answering the 24 hour support line, assisting residents living in the emergency shelter, and providing support to callers and residents. Advocate volunteers must be 18 or older.

Training sessions are required for this role.  Typical hours are: 7am to 5pm Monday-Friday; hours as you are available.  Previous experience is not required, training will be provided.

Volunteer Hospital Advocate

A victim’s first point of contact is a critical step in the healing process. As an volunteer victim advocate, you will:

  • accompany victims to emergency department at the hospital and/or police department
  • provide compassionate understanding and emotional support
  • provide information and community resources

Training sessions are required for this role. Each Volunteer Advocate will respond three to four times a month. Typical hours are 5:00 pm or after Monday- Friday and Weekend/Holiday; hours as you are available. Advocate volunteers must be 18 or older.

Become a Childcare Volunteer

Be a positive role model for children during various times and as needed at The Women’s Community! Having a childcare volunteer present helps to ensure the parent can attend support groups and other activities with minimal distractions. Currently we are looking for a couple of volunteers for childcare on Thursday evenings. Childcare volunteers must be 16 or older.

For more information, please contact Allie at 715-842-5663 or allie@womenscommunity.org