• Attend a Volunteer Info Session to work directly with survivors, children, or represent The SAFE Alliance in the community
  • Volunteers based at Rathgeber Village campus must be 21 or older to work in campus cottages
  • All other SAFE volunteers must be 18 or older
  • A commitment of approximately eight hours per month for at least six months after training
  • A completed Volunteer Application, including a criminal background check
  • 40-hour Core Advocate Training (View Sample Training Agenda, View Training Objectives)
  • Any additional program-specific training, such as general children’s trainings
  • Interview with Volunteer Services staff and/or volunteer supervisor.

It’s important to know there may be costs associated with volunteering. We have a recommended training fee of $150 for volunteers attending our month long, 40-hour Core Advocate Training program. But we do offer partial and full scholarships. To learn more please click here: SAFE Volunteer Fees, Scholarships and Reimbursement Options