Giving your time and your talents is one of the best ways to support SAFE. Volunteers are an essential part of SAFE’s mission and we could not do what we do without them. Read on to find out volunteer opportunities at SAFE, what our volunteer experience is really like, and the steps to becoming a SAFE Volunteer.
Why Should I Volunteer at SAFE?
Help Victims of Domestic Violence: SAFE Volunteers help us achieve our mission which is to ensure the safety and self-determination of domestic violence survivors in Washington, DC through emergency services, court advocacy and system reform.
Volunteer on Your Time: SAFE provides services 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, and our Volunteer Training is scheduled to accommodate people who work full time and have family responsibilities. Options for location and scheduling volunteer shifts vary as well depending on your program of interest.
Build Your Skills and Meet People: Volunteering at SAFE is an incredible opportunity to build or develop your skill set. Our staff come from diverse backgrounds and are eager to share their specialized knowledge and experience. These relationships often last beyond your time at
What Volunteer Opportunities Does SAFE Have?
Please click the links below for descriptions of ongoing volunteer opportunities with SAFE and the training required.
We are always looking for folks to
- help our with our Court Watch Project,
- provide advocacy services on our 24-hour Response Line as an OCAP Volunteer,
- host cellphone drives…and much more!
What are the Steps to Becoming a SAFE Volunteer?
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you can fill out an application and e-mail it to our Volunteer Coordinator, Kate Vander Tuig, at SAFEvolunteers@dcsafe.org. After your form is submitted, you will be contacted by SAFE’s Volunteer Coordinator.
SAFE, Inc. welcomes diverse volunteers and will not discriminate because of race, age, creed, color, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, citizenship status, or veteran status.