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Hotline Counselors – Must work at least one four-hour shift per week to take place after 5pm weekdays or any time on weekends. Calls can be forwarded to volunteer’s home (land line is required); extensive training provided.

Shelter Aide – Provide creative playtime for children, assist staff with shelter chores, sort donations and participate in various other tasks and activities.

Advocacy Assistant - Assist Advocates with basic office work and research. Assist in conference planning and advocacy projects.

Education – Represent the Coalition at health fairs and fundraising activities, assist with educational presentations to community groups, display clothesline project and assist at educational events.

Office Assistant – Answer phones, help with mailings and filing.

Clothesline Project – Display and discuss portions of the Project, a national initiative comprised of t-shirts honoring domestic violence victims at various local community locations.

Development – Assist in grant research, event planning, grassroots fundraising, and telephone and in person follow ups, creative projects.

Governing Board Members – Fiscal responsibility, fundraising, policy matters. Must attend monthly meetings and serve on committees.

Student Internships – Includes working in all areas of the Coalition to enable student to gain a multidisciplinary, hands-on experience.

Opportunities are also available for groups of volunteers or organizations willing to give their time.

All volunteers are asked to make a 6 month/4 hours per week commitment to volunteering at SCCADV. A ½ day training session is required at the inception of volunteering. Depending on which department you may be volunteering in, there will be more in depth training. Trainings take place at the start of each session and during normal business hours 8:30am – 4:30pm.

For further information, contact Jennifer at 631-666-7181 or download the volunteer application and email it back to Jennifer.

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