24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 800-974-3359

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Someplace Safe depends on volunteers and community members like you. Nearly 9,800 hours of service were contributed by approximately 600 dedicated individuals to help support our work and outreach efforts in our most recent fiscal year. These contributions equaled an economic impact worth nearly $230,000, all from individuals giving their time!

New Volunteers

Click on the opportunities below for information on specific volunteer requirements. If you are interested in learning more about opportunities available in your area, contact your local Someplace Safe Advocacy Office or email us today at volunteer@someplacesafe.info for more information. Please allow time for a staff person to contact you.

Advocacy and Crisis Line Volunteer Training

The next 40-Hour Advocacy and Crisis Line training will be held in Spring 2017. If you are interested in participating, please contact Becki Jordan, Director of Advocacy, at becki.j@someplacesafe.info, or call 218-739-3486 ex.774.



If you would like to get started on your training now, visit the Office for Victims of Crime's Training and Technical Assistance Center to complete the Victims Assistance Training (VAT) Online. VAT Online is a foundational Web-based victim assistance training program that offers victim service providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the essential skills and knowledge they need to more effectively assist victims of crime. VAT Online contains four sections: Basics, Core Competencies and Skills, Crimes, and Specific Considerations for Providing Victim Services.

Someplace Safe service area

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Advocacy Offices
Support victims and survivors in your local community

Parenting Time Centers
Help provide a safe, neutral location for children and their families

Student Interns and Service Learning
Earn college credit while serving your community

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores
Volunteer at Someplace Safe's Thrift Stores in Alexandria or Morris, MN

Someplace Safe offers equal employment and volunteer opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, citizenship, disability, gender orientation, or status as a veteran.

Upcoming Events

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October 15

7th Annual Chili Feed Fundraiser

Breckenridge Senior Citizens Center, Breckenridge, MN

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October 17

18th Annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon

Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria, MN

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October 18

"Dine to Donate" Fundraiser hosted by Fergus Falls Perkins

Perkins Restaurant, Fergus Falls

Event Calendar

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