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Work Directly with the People You Help

Direct Services Volunteer

Family Rescue volunteers make an immediate difference in people’s lives by working directly with victims of domestic violence. Current opportunities include:

  • Crisis Line Volunteer
  • Children’s Group Volunteer
  • Childcare Volunteer

All direct service volunteers are required to attend 40-hours of domestic violence training, which is provided four times per year. Interested volunteers must complete the volunteer application and interview with the volunteer coordinator. The Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professionals lists Family Rescue as an approved training site. For more information, call the Human Resource Director at (773) 375-1918 x206.

40 Hour Domestic Violence Training

Family Rescue is an approved training site for the 40-hour domestic violence training which all direct service volunteers are required to complete.  It is also open to social service and other professionals interested in learning more about domestic violence. The cost is $250.00 per person. Discounts are available for nonprofit employees. You may pay online and email your Training Registration Form to p.mickle@familyrescueinc.org or send a check with your registration form to:

Porche Mickle
Training Coordinator
Family Rescue
P.O. Box 17528
Chicago, IL 60617

 

From Event Planning to Community Outreach

Special Events Volunteer

Family Rescue organizes special events to raise awareness of domestic violence, gain program funds, and increase our supporters. We are always looking for volunteers with experience in event planning, marketing, fundraising, and professional writing. Depending on interests, experience, and scheduling, volunteers may help with event planning, community outreach, public relations or by working the day of the event. For more information, call the Chief Development Officer at (773) 375-1918.

Download Volunteer Application Here