Thank you for your interest in being a SafeHaven volunteer! For the safety of our clients, all volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application and a criminal background check, as well as attend a volunteer orientation. The application can be downloaded or emailed to you. Listed below are upcoming dates for the Volunteer Orientation sessions, as well as details about individual and group volunteer opportunities. If you have questions about volunteering or if you need assistance with the application process, please e-mail Cristie King, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-502-7154.
Please RSVP to Cristie King to Reserve Your Orientation Session:
Saturday, August 12, 2017 (9:00am - 12:00noon) *
One Safe Place, 1100 Hemphill Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104 *Volunteer Orientation for 8/12/17 is FULL.
Auditorium, 1st Floor
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 (6:00pm - 8:30pm)
One Safe Place, 1100 Hemphill Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Auditorium, 1st Floor
Individual Volunteer Opportunities
Perform administrative tasks such as answering phones, filing, copying and greeting guests in our counseling centers and administrative offices.
Berry Good Buys Retail Store
Volunteers sort and price donations at our resale shop, Berry Good Buys. Volunteers at the store can also help with running the cash register and greeting guests.
FUN Group (Transitional Living Services)
FUN Group is a monthly support group for the women and children in SafeLiving, our Transitional Housing Program. Volunteers assist by providing support and facilitate age-appropriate group activities with the children.
Our 24-Hour Hotline is the primary means of contact for victims of abuse and others needing information about the services of SafeHaven. Volunteers are trained to answer Hotline calls, assist callers with safety planning, accessing shelter or other services and make community referrals.
SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s Mentoring Project is designed for male youth in our Transitional Living program to be matched with a male adult in our community. The Mentor must commit to a minimum of one (1) year and volunteering/visiting with Mentee at least three hours per month. The Mentor is responsible for coordination of activities and transportation of Mentee. The Mentor must abide by the Mentor Participant Project Application and Waiver Liability and Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement.
Volunteers assist with educating the community by presenting information regarding domestic violence and SafeHaven’s services at various community outreach events including health fairs, civic organizations and other community-wide events.
Internships through Safe Haven of Tarrant County
SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s Counseling Intern Program is designed for counseling students needing internship experience at the end of his or her Master’s Program, and LPC interns who complete their hours at SafeHaven. Please email Christy Vela for more information.
Group/Corporate Volunteer Opportunities
- Serve meals at the Fort Worth or Arlington shelter
- Do arts and crafts with the children
- Host a donation drive
- Participate in client events
- Landscaping at a shelter
- Repairs, painting at a shelter or retail shop
- Work at holiday events
Group volunteers, please contact Cristie King, Director of Community Engagement for more details - email@example.com or 817-502-7154.