Volunteers and interns play a big role in supporting our mission and day-to-day operations by giving their time and talents. Check out our current opportunities for ideas in getting started with us!
Thank you for your interest in getting involved with our agency! Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. Here is an overview of available opportunities and how to get started:
Once you’ve filled out your application, submit it by email to email@example.com or drop it off at our main office during normal business hours at 850 N 4th St, Coeur d’Alene.
From there, a volunteer coordinator will follow up and invite you to an interview. Volunteers/Interns who are selected for direct client opportunities, or for positions in which contact with survivors in the community is likely, must complete our 20-hour Crisis Intervention Training (CIT).
Please see the linked document for a full description of these volunteer positions:
Front Office Support
Community Engagement & Event Support
Preventative Education Support
Media Projects: Graphics, Photography, Video
Internship opportunities may include a wide range of direct client work that can be tailored to a student's educational needs and professional development.
Safe Passage supports survivors of sexual and domestic violence in many capacities and places which include, but are not limited to the emergency department, detention facilities, the courts, local schools, our safe shelter, Children's Advocacy Center, and main office location.
Our work centers around empowering those we serve by providing information and options, enhancing safety, and increasing autonomy and choice for survivors. We create a non-judgmental space where advocates work in partnership with clients.
*Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.
GROUP VOLUNTEERING – BUSINESSES & GROUPS
Businesses and groups can coordinate with us to volunteer for a variety of short-term projects to help Safe Passage. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if your business or organization is interested in group volunteer projects with Safe Passage. Businesses and groups are offered opportunities as they arise!
Let us know if your business or group would like to host a fundraising effort, a community engagement event, or a project to benefit Safe Passage! Fill out our Let us know about your event or project! (jotform.com) or email email@example.com.
A Safe Passage representative will contact you and support any needs you have.
ADDITIONAL WAYS TO HELP
During the holidays:
Adopt a Family: This is an annual program where donor volunteers help meet the needs of our client families during the holiday season. We pair volunteers with a family and provide them with their holiday wish list.
Registration to Adopt a Family is NOW OPEN until December 1st! Individuals, families, businesses, civic and church groups can all volunteer to "Adopt A Family". Learn more and register here to Adopt A Family
Giving Trees: Safe Passage is grateful to partner with local businesses in hosting Giving Trees at their locations. Volunteer groups can help create tags with material kits and lists we provide.
Donor volunteers can take tags off our Giving Trees and shop for items that benefit our clients from November 23 - January 1.
More information will be available soon! To volunteer to make tags, contact Community Engagement Advocate Jessica Mahuron at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 208-664-9303 ext 111.
Gift Cards: If there is not enough time to shop, gift cards in small denominations are always wonderful for gas, groceries, taxi rides, and other small items.
Donation drives for current needs: Call us at 208-664-9303 or email email@example.com for our current needs.
Thank you so much for your continued support of our survivors and their families!
Safe Passage Board of Directors
If you have leadership skills that could benefit Safe Passage,
we welcome you to apply for board memberships as
positions become available. For more information,
contact Executive Director Amanda Krier at firstname.lastname@example.org.