Volunteer Opportunities

We are grateful for your interest in supporting our mission through volunteering!

The following volunteer opportunities involve working in the shelter directly with residents:

mother-and-childChildren’s Advocate Volunteer

Children’s Advocate Volunteers will:

  • Be available weekday evenings
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Facilitate children’s support groups
  • Provide childcare during resident’s support groups
  • Work one-on-one with kids in our “match” program (these hours will vary)

To Volunteer as a Children’s Advocate
Fill out the Children’s Advocate Volunteer Application here.

Facilities Volunteers

There are a lot of things that go into making a house a home. Assistance is needed to keep Friendship Home safe, sound and well supplied. Facility Volunteers aid in:

  • Sorting and organizing donations
  • Yard work
  • Minor shelter repairs
  • Painting
  • “Restocking” units
  • “Makeover” a room in shelter or an apartment

Since our agency is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, scheduling for this position is flexible and can be worked out to fit your personal schedule.

To Volunteer as a Group, everyone must be 18 years of age or older:
Fill out the Group Volunteer Application here.

To Volunteer as an Individual, you must be 18 years of age or older:
Fill out the Individual Volunteer Application here.

If you have questions about any of the above volunteer opportunities please call our Volunteer Coordinator, Rainey at 402-437-9367 or email her at raineyk@friendshiphome.org

The following volunteer opportunities involve working with staff and the community to support victims of domestic violence and their children:

Special Events Volunteer

Volunteer at Friendship Home’s fundraising events: Safe Quarters and Stuff the Bus. These events are completely dependent on our dedicated volunteers and raise thousands of dollars in goods and funds to ensure Friendship Home’s doors remain open to those in need.

Volunteer for Safe Quarters and/or Stuff the Bus, All Ages Welcome!
Fill out the Special Events Volunteer Application here.

If you have questions about volunteer opportunities for Safe Quarters and/or Stuff the Bus, please call our Assistant Development Director, Nichole at 402-434-0167 or email her at nicholep@friendshiphome.org


Become an Ambassador

Ambassadors introduce Friendship Home to others in the community through Welcome MATs (Mission Advancement Talks) and help grow our mission to support, shelter and advocate for victims of domestic violence and their children. All you need is a passion for this mission!

Learn more about being a Champion or call our Development Director, Lisa J. Guill at 402-434-6599 or email her at lisag@friendshiphome.org