Volunteer
 

Please email volunteer_coord@skagitdvsas.org to inquire about training and other volunteer opportunities


Volunteers Needed:

    • Student Intern Volunteers
    • Advocate Volunteer

Volunteers are an integral part of our agency. We couldn’t provide the level of services we currently offer without volunteers. Download and complete the Volunteer Application and submit it to our agency in person, by fax at (360) 336-9593,  or by email at the specified address below.

For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinatorby phone at (360) 336-9591 or via email at volunteer_coord@skagitdvsas.org

Download: Volunteer Application 2016
Here are some ways that you can volunteer your time and make a difference:

Shelter Services

Provide advocacy-based counseling, information and referrals for shelter residents, assist with children’s activities, help sort and organize donated goods, assist with gardening, errands, laundry and basic upkeep of buildings and grounds at the shelter.

Direct Services

Provide advocacy-based counseling, information, resources and referrals for primary and secondary domestic violence and sexual assault victims seeking services.

Children’s Advocacy

Provide help by assisting with activities for kids at shelter or office while moms attend weekly house meetings or domestic violence support group.

Legal Advocacy

Provide legal advocacy through information and referrals, assisting with paperwork, providing information on effectively navigating the civil and criminal justice systems, offering emotional support, and accompanying victims to court hearings.

Hotline

Assist callers on the 24-hour hotline (from your home with an agency hotline cell phone) giving information, referral, and advocacy-based counseling.

Office Support

Help with answering phones, data entry, typing, filing, mailings, and other office/clerical work to assist staff. Can also help with special projects, awareness events, fundraising, etc.

Community Education

Assist with community education and prevention projects such as “Hands Are Not For Hitting”, annual DV and SA Awareness Month activities, community presentations for clubs, service groups, etc.

Technology Volunteer

Want to contribute your technical or graphic design skills to a great cause? Call our agency Executive Director, at (360) 336-9591 for more information about how you can help.