GET ME OUT OF HERE!
Protecting victims, preventing violence,  and empowering survivors

Get Involved

VOLUNTEER

 “To know even one life breathed easier because you have lived, this is to have succeeded.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

YOU can help protect, prevent, and empower! Volunteers and Donors are the center’s lifeblood. Your donation of time or funding will help someone escape the pain, fear, and shame of domestic violence or sexual assault, and help them establish new feelings of hope, confidence, and love.

There is a vital role for you with Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center. If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, email volunteer@dvpshelter.org to learn more and complete the volunteer application today!

Shelter Support

Nutrition Support

Sexual Assault Advocacy

Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy

Children’s Program Assistance

Community Service Work

Special Events

And more!

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD

INTERNSHIPS

At Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center we value students furthering their education and career goals by seeking to obtain real world experience. We offer internships in a variety of fields of study and education levels, and partner with many different Universities, as well as Community Colleges, to give students worthwhile internship experiences.

There are a limited number of internship openings each semester, so we suggest applying prior to the start of the semester. All internship applicants are required to complete the application, provide 3 written reference letters, and include their resume along with any school requirements.

To inquire, submit an internship application, or for additional questions, contact volunteer@dvpshelter.org or call the main office at (615) 896-7377.

Counseling

Child Development & Family Studies

Criminal Justice

Communications

Community & Public Health

Nutrition

Psychology

PR & Marketing

Social Work

AND MORE!

ALL INTERNSHIPS ARE UNPAID UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. 

JOIN A COMMITTEE

Our committees have the important work of raising necessary awareness and funds for our agency and cause. These committees are headed by a Board of Directors member and sustained by our volunteer committee members. 

AWARENESS COMMITTEE
Committee Chair, Christy Fox, cfoxy12@gmail.com

FUNDRAISING & EVENT PLANNING COMMITTEE
Committee Chair, Erin Rains, erinrains@gmail.com