Administrative and Facility Volunteer
4 hour shift, once per week
Answer and direct all phone calls; Accept and process in-kind donations; Complete projects assigned by professional staff;Facilities maintenance projects
Emergency Hotline Volunteer
Is responsible for connecting community residents with WTLC’s services as well as networking with schools, businesses, faith-based communities, and service providers to provide trainings and presentations. Our program asks for a commitment of five hours per week to answer hotline calls and document those calls. Required to attend the 40 Hour Hotline Training Program.
Children’s Program Volunteer
Weekly shifts supporting the child development activities and teen programs of WTLC. Required to attend the 40 Hour Hotline Training Program. Training is offered in March and August. Click here for training dates and registration information.
WTLC is looking for individuals in the community who are dedicated to ending the cycle of violence and exploitation. Become a Community Ambassador to help WTLC maximize our reach and increase awareness in our community. Get involved by attending community resource fairs and other outreach events as a WTLC representative and help promote WTLC programs within your community network and on social media. WTLC will provide you with a 2.5 hour training that gives you the tools and knowledge to be a successful Community Ambassador.If you are interested in becoming a WTLC Community Ambassador, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Undergraduate Internships: Students volunteer in the emergency shelter to support the 24 hour hotline, case management team, and the organization by developing skills in working with clients and administration. Opportunities are also available to work with the community education and advocacy programs providing support at local trainings, community events, and in a variety of other settings. Within the children’s program, students support child development activities, behavior modification, and general children and youth services.
Graduate Internships: WTLC works with local universities to provide interns and trainees the opportunity to learn on the job. Typically these are Masters of Social Work, Psychology, Human Services students. Ask your school administration if we are partners. Students provide individual, family and group counseling services.
Interns are required to attend the 40 Hour Hotline Training Program. Training is offered in March and August. Click here for training dates and registration information.
Board Membership Opportunities
To learn more about board of directors opportunities, contact our Chief Executive Officer, Mark Lee, at 714-992-1939 x 105 or MLee@wtlc.org.
Pro Bono Legal Services
WTLC’s Legal Advocacy program greatly benefits from the pro bono services provided by attorneys. WTLC will provide introductory trainings for attorneys interested in volunteering, but are not familiar with domestic violence. Please contact our Chief Executive Officer, Mark Lee, at 714-992-1939 x 105 or MLee@wtlc.org.
Special Events and Community Events
WTLC hosts an annual fundraiser and is always looking for volunteers to support those events by working with the task forces to assist. The Community Education and Advocacy team attends several street fairs, health fairs, community events for tabling and volunteers are able to support those events along with staff members. Event times and locations vary but are often on the weekends.
Become a volunteer:
- All volunteers must be 18
- Complete volunteer application
- All volunteers will need to complete an interview, background check, and TB Test
- All direct services volunteers must complete the 40 hour domestic violence certification training.