DAIS volunteers provide crucial, life-saving services to domestic violence survivors and their families and educate the public in meaningful ways.

There are two categories of volunteers at DAIS: Client-based and Community-based.

Volunteer Requirements:

  1. Complete a volunteer application (on next page).
  2. The Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you to provide additional information to help you choose the program that’s the best fit for you.
  3. With your permission, DAIS will conduct a criminal background check and contact 3 references.
  4. You will meet with the Program Coordinator for an interview.
  5. All new volunteers must attend the next DAIS New Advocate Training session and complete additional program-specific training and observations.

The dates for our next New Advocate Training session are:

Tuesday, July 8, 6PM – 9PM
Wednesday, July 9, 6PM – 9PM
Thursday, July 10, 6PM – 9PM
Saturday, July 12, 9AM-5PM
Tuesday, July 15, 6PM – 9PM
Wednesday, July 16, 6PM-9PM
Thursday, July 17, 6PM – 9PM

You are required to attend all of these dates before volunteering.  For a list of available positions and position descriptions, visit our volunteer opportunities page.


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