Listed below are some of the organizations and programs that offer volunteer opportunities in the Colorado Springs Area Volunteer Opportunities - CO Springs Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence 719-633-1462 The Center's Volunteer Program provides an opportunity to become involved in the crusade to end domestic violence. Volunteers are needed in the following areas: Advocacy* - Assisting clients with the Temporary Restraining Order process and court Safehouse* - Helping at the temporary emergency shelter for victims and their children Crisisline* - Providing telephone crisis intervention, information and referral services on a 24 hour helpline Counseling* - Educating groups and individuals on domestic violence prevention Court Watch* - Observing and documenting domestic violence court proceedings DVERT Advocate* - Assisting victims in high risk domestic violence situations Special Events - Occasionally helping at special events scheduled throughout the year Projects - Assisting in general upkeep of facilities such as painting, landscaping, clean-up of house interior All volunteers are required to sign a waiver of confidentiality. Service, Empowerment and Transformation (SET) of Colorado Springs Contact: Becky Hill, Outreach Coordinator 719-328-0908 SET of Colorado Springs assists uninsured or underinsured and low-income residents of the Pikes Peak are by providing a variety of health care services. By collaborating with other agencies, SET provides unduplicated services. Service Learning opportunities are available in the following: Research - gathering information on state legislative issues that affect healthcare Presentation design - develop a presentation that can be used by volunteers with various audiences to describe the program and pertinent social issues Public Relations - examining how to best share information in the community Marketing - develop marketing plans Technology - networking; web design *Comprehensive training session is required **Background, Central Registry for Child Protection, fingerprint and Colorado Bureau of Investigations check needed. Volunteer Center of the Pikes Peak Region 719-575-4345 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Volunteer Center, Pikes Peak Region 719-575-4342 This organization will help place you in a volunteer opportuinity per your needs.