are looking for dedicated, reliable, caring, and fun people to provide
quality care for the children who come to Bridges to Safety and to also
help cover our front desk. Each year, we serve over 1,600 participants
and provide supervised play for approximately 350 children ages birth
to 12 years from diverse backgrounds. We need your help to ensure that their time at Bridges to Safety is safe and enjoyable.
Do you have experience with and enjoy working with children?
Are you at least 18 years old?
Are you interested in learning more about domestic violence and advocacy, legal, and criminal justice responses to the issue?
you commit to volunteering at least 3 hours per week between the hours
of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday? (We are sorry, but we do
not have evening or weekend volunteer hours available.)
Can you commit to working with us for at least 6 months?
Are you interested in working with diverse adults and children?
Do you have office skills or are interested in gaining valuable office skills?
If yes, this may be the volunteer position for you.
encourage applications from people that are bilingual in English and
Spanish, Hmong, or Somali. We also encourage applications from people
of color and GLBTQ people.
requirements: Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and to be
comfortable sitting on the floor for extended periods of time to play
To apply to volunteer at Bridges to Safety, please download, complete, and send us the volunteer/internship application. If your background and interests match ours, we'll give you a call for an interview.
must provide at least 2 references (including at least one childcare
reference) and must be able to pass a criminal background screening. If
you ever have received services at Bridges to Safety, at least one year must have passed between the last time you received services at Bridges to Safety and applying to volunteer.
We are very willing to consider unpaid internships for students.
There is no deadline for applying for a volunteer position.
To apply, mail your completed application to:
Bridges to Safety
15 West Kellogg Blvd., Room 140
St. Paul, MN 55102
Or fax to (651) 266-9926.
Please call the Bridges to Safety coordinator at 651-266-9901 with any questions about volunteering with us!