We here at the Family Abuse Center cherish our volunteers. People that are willing to donate their time and efforts are essential to making our shelter run smoothly and efficiently. There are a variety of different volunteer positions open and available that can fit almost any schedule, skill, and desire. You could chose to man the phone lines, assist with our staff, or you could choose to work behind the scenes organizing our hygiene closet and food pantry. Both jobs (and all in-between) are critical in making the shelter a more comfortable and safe place to stay for our families in need.
There are a number of ways that volunteers help us administratively:
Our Children’s Services Department utilizes volunteers who work along with our staff, interns and AmeriCorps members. Some ways you can help with our children’s activities:
We rely on our volunteers to help us with the daily activities and functions of the Shelter. Some examples:
Our Thrift Store, located at 1412 Sunset Blvd. enjoys the assistance of volunteers who help in a number of ways:
If you are interested in applying to volunteer at Family Abuse Center, fill out our volunteer application by clicking apply online above. Once you have completed the application, email our Volunteer Coordinator Elysa Atmosfera to inform us that you have done so. We will then let you know of upcoming dates and times for volunteer orientation. The training lasts 90 minutes and is required before you can begin volunteering or receive further training.