Volunteer with Safe Passage!

Do you want to do something that is satisfying and of great service to your community? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by domestic and sexual violence? Become a Safe Passage volunteer!

Volunteers are the heart of Safe Passage
Volunteers help Safe Passage thrive through their invaluable time and talents. Because of the vital role volunteers provide, Safe Passage is able to offer and maintain the quality and amount of services needed to help those affected by domestic and sexual violence. We thank you for your service!

To become a Safe Passage Volunteer, you must:

Volunteer Positions Available:

Volunteer Requirements
Volunteers are required to complete a 6 month commitment, providing 10 hours weekly on site and two 24-hour Medical On-Call shifts a month. Hotline, PAIP and Legal Program Volunteers must provide 10 hours weekly on site. The Children’s Program Volunteer is required to volunteer on Mondays from 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM and Wednesdays from 5:15 PM – 7:00 PM. As a Medical On-Call Advocate, you will provide emotional support at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, Valley West Hospital and police departments in DeKalb County.

If you would like to be more involved in addressing the issue of domestic violence in DeKalb County, but are unable to commit to the requirements at Safe Passage, please consider becoming a Court Watch volunteer! Learn more here.

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Questions or concerns? Please contact Becky Versluys: 815.756.7930 x 116 bversluys@safepassagedv.org

“Safe Passage is not only a place for those who experience intimate partner violence or sexual assault, it’s also a place for volunteers to find themselves as well.”


Children's Program Volunteer

"I like volunteering at Safe Passage because it's a great way to help others with extra time after retirement."


Longtime Volunteer (32 Years)