Application for Internship/Volunteer Placement
Welcome! Thank you for your interest in volunteering/interning with us. This application is the first step in
learning how your skills will best fit with our organization.
PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR RESUME
Date of Birth:
What is/was your occupation?
How many hours per week can you
What days and times are you available?
Are you willing to work on an “on-call” basis?
Do you have transportation?
Emergency Contact Name & Telephone Number:
What school and program do you attend?
How did you learn about Safe Homes?
Why do you want to volunteer for Safe
Safe Homes operates several programs. The Nonresidential Program and Family Justice Center are based in Newburgh and serves
people who are living in their own community. In addition, there is always a need for administrative support in out Executive
Safe Homes has a 17 bed shelter in Orange County. In the shelter, interns and volunteers can be scheduled anywhere between 9
PROGRAM PLACEMENT OPTIONS:
Please reflect on the kinds of experiences you want to get out of your
a.m. and 9 p.m. on weekdays. There is no ‘minimum’ amount of time you can work-some people come for a reliable hour per
week and others come 4, 20, or even 40 hours a week. Interns who want to work in the shelters are required to meet with the
association with Safe Homes of Orange County. We will try to place you in the setting that best meets both your
Director of Residential Services to secure their placement.
needs and that of the agency.
All volunteers and interns must complete 30-hours of agency run training, in addition to post-training shadowing. Participants learn
about domestic violence issues, human trafficking, shelter operations, nonresidential services, advocacy, hotline calls, listening
skills, and more.
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