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Volunteer With Us


Volunteer opportunities at Peace at Home include:

  • helping people with the court and restraining order process
  • answering the crisis line calls and providing information and options for victims
  • providing office support helping with outreach and fundraising events
  • facilities and grounds maintenance
  • advocate for the Sexual Assault Response Team

There are many ways to be involved with Peace at Home. Our volunteers are a huge asset, logging over 16,000 hours a year to help us meet our clients needs and make our organization strong.

Now accepting new volunteers!

Our Volunteer Coordinator can speak with you about options that are right for you. All volunteer positions require a criminal background check, orientation and training.

Train online  

Volunteers are now able to complete 30 of the 40 hours of training on line via our OCADSV Learning Environment website.

Learn in-person

The remaining 10 hours of learning are completed in-person.

Make a difference

Volunteers make a difference in a variety of capacities. Find the role that is right for you!

Online Training

All volunteers are required to complete 40 hours of Core Advocate Training. Volunteers are now able to complete 30 of the 40 hours of training on line via our OCADSV Learning Environment website.

After volunteers are enrolled on the website they can work from home at their own pace. We do ask that the online training be completed in a timely fashion. The 30 hours of online training consists of the following 8 modules:

  • Overview of Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Stalking
  • Anti-Oppression, Dismantling Racism and Cultural Competency
  • Trauma
  • Effects of Exposure to Violence on Children
  • Understanding Those Who Abuse, Stalk and Sexually Offend
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Community Based Advocate
  • Legal Responses
  • Community Resources and Working with Systems

In-person training

The remaining 10 hours consists of the following in person training:

  • Peace at Home Overview/Basics
  • Transitional Housing Referrals Overview
  • Shelter Services Overview
  • Legal Advocacy Team Overview
  • Sexual Assault Services Overview


1 in 4 Douglas County residents have used our services.

Chances are good that your neighbor, friend, family member or co-worker have utilized services at Peace at Home. And our needs are growing.