How can you help SVS?
Volunteers Make Our Work Possible!
Volunteers make it possible for SVS to serve tens of thousands of survivors of domestic violence each year!
You can help SVS in many ways as a volunteer whether its doing service projects at our sanctuary shelter, collecting urgently needed items in your community and donating them, make a financial contriubution or volunteering to be an advocate on our crisis line. See other ideas below of how you can get involved and follow the link to fill out our VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM.
How to Volunteer
It takes community support to provide meaningful services to our residents and that’s why we love volunteers. You can be a part of our organization and make a real difference in someone else’s life. There are various volunteer opportunities available. These opportunities are not limited to but can include the following:
Organizing and sorting donations
Deep cleaning of shelter interior
Picking up and delivering items to the shelter
Community education and presentations
Help arrange agency fundraisers
Seasonal activities like yard cleanup, snow removal, raking and bagging leaves, gardening and weeding, and holiday decorating.
Children’s Learning Center activities
Special celebrations or holidays
Share talents or hobbies
Intake and office support including checking clients in and out of shelter, taking hotline calls, and other general office duties.
Eagle Scout, school, church or other community projects
Donation drives for items on our Urgent Needs Lists
Special activities for holidays
Classes and activities for residents
Shelter improvement projects, for example redecorating a room or other part of the shelter