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United Way Designation No. 8145
Combined Federal Campaign No. 23867

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LAWS Volunteer Program

Dear Prospective Volunteer,

Thank you for expressing an interest in volunteering with LAWS.  We appreciate your valuable time & commitment to helping people in our community.  Volunteering with LAWS’ programs is an education & rewarding experience.  We have a variety of programs that allow for many different ways for volunteers to contribute their time & talent.

Shelter Services

  • Child Care:  during evenings & weekends at the safe house
  • Maintenance:  minor household repairs, yard work, painting, etc
  • Transportation: driving safe house residents to/from appointments
  • Hotline:  daytime, evening & weekend hours available.  Hotline is answered from the safe house.  Additional training is required.

Sexual Assault Services

  • Teen Violence Prevention Program:  public speaking, community events, teen forums, musical events, designing & marketing
  • Volunteer Coordinator:  help implement our volunteer program, including recruitment, appreciation & help with training

Youth & Children’s Services

  • Support Group child care on Tuesday evenings
  • Nurturing Program:  Childcare & children’s class facilitators, 7-9 week commitment
  • Nurturing Program material preparation [as needed]
  • Supervised Visitations [must have Human Services experience]
  • Administrative: data entry

Administrative Services

  • Reception services:  greet guests & clients, answer phones
  • Fundraising
  • Data entry
  • Newsletter design/composition
  • Maintenance of office facility

Legal Services

  • Court Advocates:  accompany clients to court intake, explain process & accompany attorney to court.  Additional training is required.

Resourceful Woman Thrift Shop

  • Sort & price donations
  • Design merchandise displays
  • Welcome & assist customers

Please e-mail our volunteer coordinator if you have additional questions.

View our Volunteer Training Overview here.

Download our volunteer application!