For many people in abusive relationships, calling a domestic violence hotline number might be their first step. To qualify as a Hotline volunteer you must complete in-person training during The Retreat’s office hours and commit to a weekly schedule. This is a front line position and we are looking for people who are good listeners, […]
Education Ambassadors are knowledgeable and conversant about The Retreat’s core programs and, for select opportunities, have comfort in speaking before a group
Volunteer at the best thrift store in the Hamptons! Be there to receive dozens of donations every day, sort through them to find the best-of-the-best to be hung and displayed in the store. Have a knack for displays? Help dress the mannequins and stage the windows. Love to straighten and tidy the space around you? […]
Shelter clients rely on The Retreat to provide transportation to much-needed appointments including at doctors’ offices, the Riverhead court, shopping centers, and visitations with their children. The Retreat provides a vehicle for volunteers to transport clients to these appointments. When children need to be transported, they will always be accompanied by their guardian.
You can provide document translation. Services are frequently needed in Spanish, Creole and many Russian dialects, though other languages are sometimes required. These opportunities are usually completed via email and on the volunteer’s own time.
Interested in letting people know more about The Retreat? Love to speak to groups? You can be trained to lead special events and workshops that educate the community about healthy relationships and the resources The Retreat has to offer.
Pro bono attorneys make it possible to serve many more individuals than we would be able to on our own. They play a central role in our legal services. Pro bono legal opportunities are not generally available to individuals but very much in need. Is your company or firm interested in getting involved with our […]
Organize Shelter Donations at The Retreat The Retreat’s Stephanie House Shelter regularly receives donations of clothing, toys, and toiletries. Volunteers are needed to sort through donations and store them in the designated closets and storage areas for use by staff and clients.