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:
- Care about the welfare of domestic violence and sexual assault victims
- Fill out our application
- Pass a background check
- Complete our Crisis Intervention Training:
Our next training will begin on January 28, 2020. To view the upcoming training schedule, click here. Training participants are required to attend all days of training. To view our Training Attendance Policy, click here.
Volunteer Positions Available:
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.
Questions or concerns? Please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Pamela Rosales: 815.756.7930 x144 | firstname.lastname@example.org