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ARE YOU READY TO MAKE AN IMPACT IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

Volunteers are essential to our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and strengthening communities. We are very fortunate to have many volunteers from the community involved with YWCA Glendale. Individuals contribute their time and talents in a variety of ways to help us achieve our goals. Whether you want to volunteer for a specific project or on an ongoing basis, you will find a rewarding opportunity at YWCA Glendale.

Please let us know if you have other ideas, experience or a special skill, as there might just be a perfect fit here at YWCA Glendale.

If you are interested in volunteering, email brighidquinn@glendaleywca.org or call 818-242-4155 ext.227 to learn which volunteer opportunities are currently open.

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Give back to your community when it’s most convenient: on the weekend

Join YWCA Glendale every first Saturday of the month to complete family-friendly projects in our Domestic Violence Service Center. Projects include: organizing donations in the Hope Closet, our clothing and household goods store that’s free to the families in our Domestic Violence Program; beautification projects in our facility; and meeting whatever needs arise throughout the year.

Shift times and dates can be found on our Events Calendar. Please contact Brighid Quinn at brighidquinn@glendaleywca.org for questions and to RSVP.

Flex your skills and creativity and facilitate a workshop with YWCA Glendale.

As a workshop instructor, you have the opportunity to teach life skills to women enrolled in our Domestic Violence Program. Workshop topics are decided by the volunteer and their supervisor, and can include cooking classes, financial literacy, resume writing, and crafts.

Volunteer Commitment: Days and times are flexible

Help domestic violence survivors on the path to safety by answering calls on our 24/7 domestic violence crisis hotline.

As a hotline volunteer, you will provide crisis intervention, resources, and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence all over LA County. Hotline volunteers are required to complete a 40-hour domestic violence counselor training to begin. YWCA Glendale offers a 40-hour Domestic Violence Counselor Training twice a year.

Volunteer Commitment: 8 hours/month; Days and times flexible

Engage your community by participating in YWCA Glendale’s events.

YWCA Glendale hosts several events a year and needs assistance with event set-up, greeting and registering guests, as well as marketing and promotion in the community.

Volunteer Commitment: Varies; will receive emails as events needs arise

Our donation based Hope Closet is a place where our clients can go to get women’s and children’s clothing, home goods, shoes and accessories.

We are in need of a volunteer who can help us organize, maintain and sort through our Hope Closet. Volunteer must be able to assist clients to find certain items that fit their needs, and keep track of current closet inventory.

Volunteer Commitment: 2 shifts per month between the hours of 9 A.M. -4 P.M, Monday through Thursday, and 9am-3pm on Friday.

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Don’t see opportunities that are the right fit? Explore other ways to give back to YWCA Glendale with our Adopt-A-Room program.