Volunteer2019-04-04T13:35:46-04:00

Our life-saving programs and services would not be possible without the help of our dedicated volunteers. We offer challenging and rewarding opportunities to create a future full of hope and security for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse.

At liveSAFE Resources, we deeply value the contributions of our volunteers. Won’t you join us in helping change lives for the better?

Are you a senior looking for volunteering opportunities? We will find a good fit for you at liveSAFE Resources. Click the button below to read a great article about why volunteering is so great for your mind, body and soul.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative Volunteer – Administrative volunteers have limited interaction with clients but assist greatly in day-to-day operations of our services and facilities. This can include clerical work, maintenance or event set-up and coordination. Volunteering in these areas is suitable for groups or for those who are unable to make a large time commitment.

Front Desk Volunteer – Help manage the front desk, including answering phones, managing the reception area, greeting clients at the front door, and helping to meet client needs in the lobby.

  • Location: liveSAFE main office (48 Henderson St.)
    Available Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-8:00PM, and Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

Sexual Assault Exam Accompaniment Advocate – Accompany sexual assault victims to forensic medical exams. You would normally meet the victim at the liveSAFE Resources’ campus, but will occasionally go to the hospital. This position requires you to be on-call a minimum of twice a month (12-hour on-call shifts).

Court Advocate – Assist legal advocates with administrative tasks associated with issuing Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs).

  • Location: Cobb County Courthouse
    Available Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Children’s Program – Assist the child advocate with age-appropriate activities during children’s group. Must be available Wednesday evenings, with the potential for more hours as needed. An interview will be required for this position.

  • Location: liveSAFE main office (48 Henderson St.)
    Available Hours: Weekday evenings- to be coordinated with the Child Advocate

Elder Abuse Visitation – Visit clients in our Abuse in Later Life Program, providing companionship and emotional support.

  • Location: Varies depending on client
    Available Hours: We can work with your schedule. Must be available for visitation at least once a week

Shelter Advocate – Supporting staff by answering the crisis line, assisting with security management, organizing supplies and special projects as needed.

  • Location: Shelter
    Available Hours: We can work with your schedule. Shelter is 24/7

Victim Services Advocate – Assisting the Victim Services Liaison with clients, providing support and resources.

  • Location: Varies between liveSAFE’s main office and the Cobb County Courthouse
    Available Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM

Volunteer Requirements

Due to the sensitive nature of the services we offer, client safety and confidentiality are essential. All volunteers are required to undergo a background check and screening by a liveSAFE Resources staff member.

Excluding administrative positions, all positions require a fingerprint screening, a 40-hour Online Victim Assistance Training and 20-hour (3-day) classroom training. Online training is available immediately and classroom training is held 3-4 times a year. You must complete all the training sessions before volunteering. Additionally, some positions may require ongoing training throughout the year.

Individuals who have received services from liveSAFE Resources must wait a minimum of one year before volunteering for any program.

If you have questions or would like more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact Volunteer and Intern Coordinator Claire Branning at cbranning@livesaferesources.org or 770.423.3562.

Download our volunteer packet. Please complete and return to the email address above or fax to 678.303.4717.

Please click the logo below to start the Online Victim Assistance Training.

liveSAFE Resources - Victim Assistance Training Online