Hope Harbour relies on the support of the community to provide a vast array of service.

JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM

Volunteers are incredibly special to Hope Harbour.  You are what makes us successful!  We hope that you will join our volunteer team.  If the opportunities below do not match your interests, please contact us so we can help you contribute to our mission using your talents. 

BECOMING A VOLUNTEER

If you would like to join our volunteer team, please fill out an application (found below) and email it to our Programs Director, Jennifer Graessler, at jgraessler@hopeharbour.org.  Our Programs Director will respond to you with further information. 

 

Unfortunately, Hope Harbour is not able to accept volunteers less than 18 years of age to work in the shelter.  There are ways for youth to support Hope Harbour.  Please contact our Programs Director for more information.    

 

 

INTERNSHIPS

If you are interested in completing an internship and/or practicum hours please e-mail your resume, cover letter and supervision requirements to jgraessler@hopeharbour.org .

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

SPECIAL EVENTS VOLUNTEER

Provides assistance with the planning and execution of special events such as decorating for holidays, helping to organize holiday parties at the shelter, and coordinating other events. 

CHILDREN'S AIDE

Assists in planning and/or implementing educational and recreational activities for children while their mothers are in group counseling sessions; may include playing games, arts and crafts, or assisting with homework. 

SHELTER AIDE

Assists shelter advocate in various capacities to include: answering the 24 hour crisis line and completing the necessary documentation, assisting shelter staff with daily duties, and assisting residents with their daily needs.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE VOLUNTEER

Assists with general shelter clerical duties such as filing, typing, and copying.  Helps organize shelter administrative supplies.  Assists with special events including fundraisers and seasonal events.

DONATION ORGANIZATION VOLUNTEER

Assists with the collection and/or organization of donations (food, clothes, toiletries, etc.)  Maintains organization of the toy/craft closet, shelter clothing closet, and the Hope Harbour Boutique and Furnishing facility.  

GIVERS OF HOPE

Spends positive time with the residents in an informal and enjoyable setting. 

JOIN THE HOPE HARBOUR AUXILIARY

The Hope Harbour Auxiliary is committed to supporting the Alliance through assisting with fund raising activities, volunteering at the shelter, and being a positive presence in the community.  The Auxiliary meets at noon on the third Wednesday of the month.  Membership dues are $30 per year.  To complete an application click here.​   Mail completed applications and membership dues to:

Hope Harbour
Auxiliary Membership
P.O. Box 4182
Columbus, GA 31914-0182

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like for someone to speak to your church, civic group, business, or organization about domestic violence please phone 706-256-0237 ext. 116

P.O. Box 4182
Columbus, GA 31914
info@hopeharbour.org

Crisis Line: 706-324-3850
Admin Line: 706-256-0237
Fax: 706-324-6015

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