Womanspace relies on volunteers for many projects that assist our programs and bring our mission into the community. Please take a look at our current volunteer needs in the Quick Links. For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 609.394.0136 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members may participate in the election of the Board of Directors and receive reports about the organization at the Annual Meeting.
Become a Volunteer
Womanspace relies on volunteers for many projects that assist our programs and help bring our mission into the community. For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 609.394.0136 or email@example.com.
Please mail your application to:
1530 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
Administrative Offices Assist with general office duties in the administrative office. Daytime weekday hours are available.
Community Educator Fulfill speaking requests from civic associations, community and faith-based organizations, businesses, schools and others interested in understanding interpersonal abuse and violence. You will become a part of the coordinated community response to support victims and hold abusers accountable for their actions. Specific training is provided.
Event Volunteer Staff tables at community events held around Mercer County, New Jersey, that may include: schools and colleges, civic, social service and faith-based organizations, community events and health fairs. View all annual events.
Legal Services Family law attorneys, bilingual a plus, to assist with the Womanspace Legal Clinic.
Fundraising Committee Members develop and implement plans to raise money to benefit Womanspace.
Become a Member
Members may participate in the election of the Board of Directors and receive reports about the organization at the Annual Meeting. If you would like to become a member of Womanspace, or you wish to renew your current membership, please register below.
Become a DVVRT & SASS Volunteer
Domestic Violence Victim Response Teams
The Domestic Violence Victim Response Team (DVVRT) is a partnership of Womanspace, Inc., Mercer County, New Jersey law enforcement agencies and community members. DVVRT volunteers are trained to meet with victims of domestic violence at police stations to provide information and support at the time of a reported incident or upon request.
Sexual Assault Support Services Advocates
Sexual Assault Support Services Advocates are volunteer victim advocates who work to enhance the victim-centered approach that is now standard for providing services to sexual assault victims. They provide accompaniment to hospitals in response to crisis calls received by the hotline, from local hospitals, police or the prosecutor’s office. Advocates provide crisis intervention, counseling, emotional support, information and referrals to sexual assault victims and their significant others. They may also be asked to support a survivor through follow-up with medical care and law enforcement proceedings.
General Qualifications for Victim Support Volunteers
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Relate sensitively to victims
- Communicate well with others and be a good listener
- Maintain confidentiality
- Valid driver’s license
- Access to transportation
- Application process includes background check and fingerprinting
- Complete initial 80+ hour training and ongoing training
- DVVRT volunteers and Sexual Assault Support Advocates must be “on call” at least two 12-hour shifts per month
- Bi-lingual individuals, especially those fluent in Spanish, Polish and American Sign Language are strongly encouraged to apply!
Volunteer as an Advocate or Team Member
To apply for the next training class in Fall 2016, . Please submit your completed application by August 1, 2016. The next class begins in September 2016. Click here for application! For more information call 609-394-0136 and speak with either Heidi Mueller or Alison Daks Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., or email Heidi at firstname.lastname@example.org or Alison at email@example.com.
THE FALL 2016 TRAINING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY ON MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS FROM 1:00-5:00 PM