Volunteering

 Opportunities

No Act of kindness, No matter how small, is ever wasted.

Connections Resale Store

Help with donation intake, light cleaning, sorting & hanging clothes, stocking inventory and cleaning donated items.

 *Hotline Advocates

The crisis hotline advocate is responsible for responding to Courage Connection Crisis Hotline calls during their assigned shift and providing crisis intervention and referrals to callers affected by domestic violence. The Crisis Hotline worker  provides crisis advocacy and referrals to clients, and records accurate and objective case notes/narratives. Volunteer shifts also include the responsibility of conducting client intakes. Courage Connection operates 24 hours 7 days a week, shifts are as follows; 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7p, Will include coverage for the holiday.

These volunteers will need to attend additional hotline training.

 Education Advocates

Assist staff with teen dating violence prevention program in local schools.  Advocates must be 18 or older. There also will be opportunities to attend community fairs and programs to provide information to the public about our services.

 Childcare Providers

Provide childcare during our weekly evening support groups, making it possible for survivors with children to attend group. This volunteer opportunity is available at both the Emergency Shelter and Transitional housing Locations.

 Receptionist/Clerical

Assist with organizing documentation, supporting staff with client needs; greet our visitors and answering and forward calls.

 

 

Volunteers make the Connection!  Courage Connection staff will provide an overview of the various ways you can get involved, answer questions, and help you start the volunteer application process. To fill out a volunteer application, click the link in the bottom of the page.

Volunteer Application