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A Woman's Place (AWP) hotline 1-800-220-8116, is available to anyone 24-hours a day.
The hotline is free, private, and confidential. 

Adult Volunteer Program

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at A Woman’s Place. We are grateful for the support of such a generous and committed community.

Adults, 18 and over, are encouraged to submit a volunteer application here, to engage in one of our many volunteer opportunities. As required, by our funders all adult volunteers are required to complete the following to become a CORE volunteer:

  • Volunteer Application
  • FBI Fingerprinting
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Abuse Background Check
  • Mandated Reporter Training (3-hour online course)
  • 3 hour in-person CORE training, highlighting Domestic Violence and the services offered by A Woman’s Place

CORE Volunteer opportunities at A Woman’s Place include:

  •  Administrative tasks: Filing, data entry, etc.
  • Pantry Initiative: taking inventory, stocking shelves, processing donations, tidying pantries, etc.
  • Working at our thrift store, In Full Swing
  • Education: Attending Community Events, participating in awareness campaigns, and public speaking as a community educator
  • Development: Event Planning and fundraising

All volunteers interested in working directly with clients at AWP through our 24-hour hotline, shelter support, court accompaniment, cofacilitation of support groups and more are required to attend a 45-hour Direct Service Training, a 5-hour Practicum Experience, in addition to the CORE requirements.

Please click the link below to submit an application. For any additional questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at or 215-343-9241, ext. 115.

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