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Volunteer with CARDV

At CARDV, we love our volunteers! CARDV volunteers provide the much needed support to keep our services free and confidential.

There are many opportunities to volunteer with CARDV. The most common opportunities are listed below. If you have an idea for how you would like to volunteer that is not listed here, please contact us and let us know. See our complete Volunteer Opportunities Booklet for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

Join our volunteer team! Get connected by attending one of our monthly Volunteer Information Meetings. Click here for date and location information.

541-738-8319 x306 or email Sarah Devine


Advocacy volunteers assist with every aspect of CARDV's work with clients. Opportunities include: assisting shelter residents, assisting with child-care, and more. The support of advocacy volunteers allows CARDV to maintain the highest level of service to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Event Volunteering

CARDV relies on volunteer support to put on many fund and awareness raising events throughout the year. Opportunities include 5K run/walk, spaghetti feed, annual fundraising breakfast, outreach opporutnities, and more.


Administrative volunteers assist with a variety of tasks in and out of the CARDV office. Opportunities include: serving as a receptionist, organizing and filing, cleaning, posting flyers, assisting with mailings, receiving and sorting donations, assistance with special event preparation, and more.

Wish List Drive

CARDV depends on donations to provide our clients with the most basic necessities, such as: toiletries, towels, linens and other household items for our shelter. Wish list drives are a great way for groups or families to volunteer together. To schedule your group, contact Sarah Devine.


CARDV offers personalized internship opportunities throughout the academic year. Internships are designed to meet the needs of both the student and the agency. Examples of internship positions include: community education, shelter-based advocacy, legal advocacy, fundraising and event coordination, research projects, community outreach and more.

Board Membership

The Board of Directors manage the fiscal affairs of CARDV, supervise the Executive Director, assist with the coordination of public relations, program evaluation, and fundraising efforts.