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 Be a part of the team!

The programs offered at Crossroads Safehouse are possible because of volunteers! We have a variety of volunteer roles to fit most individuals and their desire to give of their time. 

GET INVOLVED NOW!

Currently non-direct service volunteers are needed for the following:

  • Food Bank Shopper (get items from Food Bank for our food pantry)
  • Front Desk Ambassador (greet visitors to the Safehouse)
  • Time to Talk (assist with Crossroads' Teen Dating Violence Program at local high schools)
  • Community Outreach Volunteer 

Currently direct-service volunteers are needed for:

  • Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART) Advocate* (provide crisis intervention at the time of the incident when law enforcement is involved)
  • Youth Group Assistant (provide support to children who attend groups)
  • Shelter Support Advocate* (assist with basic functions of the shelter and answer crisis calls)
  • Legal Support
  • Legal Translator

Core Training Dates for 2019:

  • April
    • 2nd and 4th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    • 6th 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 9th and 11th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • June
    • 4th and 6th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    • 8th 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 11th and 13th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • September
    • 10th and 12th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    • 14th 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 17th and 19th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • November
    • 5th and 7th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    • 9th 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 12th and 15th 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

DV101 is held on the first day of all core training sessions.

*Shelter Support and DART volunteers are required to attend expanded training sessions in addition to Core Training. These sessions will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Shelter Support
    • April 20th
    • June 15th
    • September 21st
    • November 16th
  • DART
    • May 4th
    • July 13th
    • October 12th
    • December 7th

All prospective volunteers must be at least 18 years old and are asked to:

  • Fill out the Prospective Volunteer Interest Form
  • Provide three completed Reference Forms
  • If interested in Direct Service Volunteer Positions, please confirm you are available to attend all days of the Core Training (noted above)
  • If interested in a Non-Direct Service Volunteer Position, please confirm you are able to attend the first day of Core Training (noted above) for DV101.
  • Our Volunteer Coordinator Kathy will contact you to schedule a personal interview

For more information, please contact Kathy Jordan
at kjordan@crossroadssafehouse.org or call 970-530-2353.

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