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Volunteer Opportunities

MSU Safe Place volunteers have a selection of which service areas to choose from. Certain service areas require additional training (ex: Client Support, Crisis Intervention, Transportation Assistance, Community Outreach & Education)

We encourage you to explore the Service Areas available.

Fall 2022 Volunteer Applications are closed. If you are interested in applying for the Spring 2023 semester contact Lara Hayden at haydenL8@msu.edu for more information.

Requirements to Volunteer

  1. Complete volunteer application and interview process

  2. Agree to a Criminal Background Check, Student Conduct Check, and Driver Record Request, if applicable.

  3. Complete a multi-day training

  4. Attend monthly volunteer meetings

  5. Attend biweekly check in with Volunteer Coordinator

  6. One semester minimum commitment

  7. If you are a survivor of relationship violence, stalking, family violence, or systemic violence of any kind, we ask that one year has elapsed since receiving advocacy and/or shelter services before applying to volunteer with our program.*

    *During the interview process volunteers will be asked to have a conversation with the Volunteer Coordinator regarding past, current, and/or future experiences with violence and how this may impact their work as a volunteer.

If you are interested in applying to volunteer, please contact Lara Hayden, the Volunteer Coordinator, at haydenL8@msu.edu and fill out the application below. If you would like to download a Word version of the document, check out our Downloads page.

 

Volunteer Application