Volunteer Opportunities

We have opportunities available in both counties; La Crosse and Trempealeau!

New Horizons has volunteer/intern trainings every February, May and September for those who will be working directly with clients or those wanting to learn more about DV/SA and our services.

 

Shelter and Crisis Line Support

Compassionate and responsible volunteers needed to assist by welcoming clients, supporting them during their stay and on the crisis line, assisting with information and referrals related to their goals. Answering the 24 hour crisis line, maintaining shelter needs, inputting data and scheduling appointments as needed.

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Outreach and Direct Service Programs

Compassionate and responsible volunteers to provide direct services to empower, refer and support clients and/or support our prevention education efforts in the community by assisting with presentations in La Cross and/or Trempealeau Counties schools and community organizations.

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Youth & Family Program

Volunteers are needed to spend time with children. Experiences can include spending time with children, chaperoning scheduled activities, tutoring, planning events/activities and participating in weekly support groups.

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NOVA (Night-time On-call Volunteer Advocate)

Volunteers are needed, who are dedicated, compassionate and able to work independently. It includes picking dates to be on call from 6p-7a to call victims of domestic violence & sexual assault where you can talk with them about NH services, answer questions, and supportively listen. Be available for transportation needs i.e. shelter, hospital, etc.). There is 24 hours support and monthly meetings, in addition to trainings. Minimum of 1 year is preferred.

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Interpretation & Translation

We are always looking for more interpreters, who are compassionate and professional. If you are proficient in a foreign language and are willing to become a volunteer interpreter or translate materials, New Horizons is always looking for assistance.

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Office and Donation Support

Compassionate and responsible volunteers needed to assist by greeting clients and donors, answering telephones, office/clerical duties, light cleaning, reporting donations received, internal coordinating, organize and putting away donations.

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Shelter Maintenance and Organization

Help keep New Horizons Shelter clean, organized and well maintained. Volunteers needed for cleaning, yard work, shoveling, repairs, painting, grocery/supply shopping and working on special shelter projects.

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One Time Events/Awareness – Groups or Individual

Looking to assist New Horizons for specific events/activities, once or ongoing by; volunteering at events and awareness activities, putting up ribbons on trees, putting up awareness displays, being available at NH’s informational booths/tables at various events, unloading and sorting nonperishable foods for shelter use during May and December and much more. Share your ideas when you apply!

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Board Member

Looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to commit to monthly meetings, join a committee or two to grow and improve on what NH is already doing. As well as be an active member at NH events and is willing to share our mission every with everyone to improve awareness in our community.

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