Freedom House needs compassionate and dedicated individuals to join in our mission to empower human trafficking survivors of all ages. Become a Freedom House volunteer by attending one of our upcoming volunteer training courses. It’s the perfect opportunity to get involved, whether you want to be a shelter volunteer to make a direct impact on our residents at The Monarch or an advocate volunteer to raise awareness about our cause.

Shelter Volunteers

Shelter Volunteer

Shelter volunteers provide the much-needed love, care and support to trafficking survivors at The Monarch. Volunteers assist with family dinners, parties, arts and crafts, tutoring sessions, and educational and recreational outings after completing the required 40-hour training. To be considered for a shelter volunteer position, candidates must submit a completed volunteer application packet. Upon review, finalists will be invited for an in-person interview and to present a LiveScan background check. For information, contact Tina at tina@freedomhousesf.org.

Advocate Volunteers

Become a Advocate Volunteer

Help raise awareness about human trafficking and get the word out about Freedom House. Advocate volunteers represent our organization at different events through speaking engagements and tabling opportunities. It’s a great way to connect with other abolitionists throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. If you would like to learn more about human-trafficking and the pioneering Freedom House model, please email Tina at tina@freedomhousesf.org. We look forward to hopefully working together in supporting the awareness and identification of human trafficking in our neighborhoods.

Volunteer your Professional Skills/ Pro-Bono Services

Volunteer your Professional Services

Freedom House is grateful for the pro-bono support it receives from the many talented and skilled professionals in the Bay Area who want to help the human-trafficking survivors we serve.
Please email Tina our Operations Director, tina@freedomhousesf.org and describe your interest in donating your professional services. We currently are in need of the following:

Professional Services Currently Needed with Current Residents:
Dermatologists
Trauma-Informed Licensed Therapists (Males and Females)
Trauma-Informed Licensed Psychologists
Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurses
HIV/ STI Counselors for free testing and consultations
Dentists and Orthodontists
Physical Trainers
CPR & First Aid Trainers for free classes for the survivors

Professional Translators and Interpreters
Especially: Spanish, Russian, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
All others are welcomed, survivors speak any language
• for telephone
• in-person meetings,
• emergency interventions,
• translations of documents so survivors speaking more languages can engage on a reading level

Administrative and Marketing Support
Grant-writers
Media Relations Specialist
Graphic designers for brochures, flyers and reports
Printers for brochures, flyers and reports

Survivor Internships and Job Opportunities:
Small business owners to offer internships or employment to survivors

Volunteer Intern Positions

Freedom House Volunteer Internship Program

Direct Service Interns/ Fellows
Students and graduates who are interested in directly working with human-trafficking survivors may be eligible to volunteer at Freedom House.

Must have:
Personal experience and/or degree in direct services, (social work, psychology, and criminal justice); Ability to drive with access to a insured car; Ability to apply knowledge of human trafficking, domestic and international; Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and documentation; Basic knowledge of public services, benefits and referrals for survivors in the Bay Area. Must be able to commit to volunteering 15-24 hours a week for six months.

Preferred Qualifications
Multilingual ability. Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking Case Worker, and/or Sexual Assault Crisis-Counselor California Certificate.
Please email your CV and cover letter about your philosophy about working with survivors to Tina.

We look forward to hearing from you.

We’ve been encouraged and blessed to see the faith community coming together around our cause. Here are some ways to get your church involved. Contact Info@FreedomHouseSF.org for more information.

Give to our cause

Advocate for your church to become a Freedom House Partner to support our ministry through financial contribution, volunteer support, and prayer. We greatly appreciate the monthly financial support of our partners, which helps to fund the operation of our safe home and program.

Put on a benefit

Put your event planning skills to use for a good cause! Our volunteers have organized events such as freedom walk-a-thon, Free2Laugh comedy night, and benefit art show. You can organize a jewelry party, selling pieces made by Freedom House residents, or a housewarming party to collect much-needed items for our shelter.

Invite a speaker

We’d love to have a Freedom House representative come share about human trafficking and the work Freedom House does with your congregation. This can be at a conference, church service, small group, or other setting. Freedom House can also host a table at a gathering or event.

Mobilize volunteers

Volunteering is a great way for members of the church to get involved on a deeper level. We offer volunteer trainings for anyone interested in becoming a shelter volunteer (to provide direct support to the residents of Freedom House) or an advocate volunteer (to help raise awareness about the issue and connect people to our cause).

Pray for the ministry

We ask our prayer warrior partners to lift up Freedom House in their prayers. Please pray for the protection of the home, the residents, staff, and volunteers. Together we pray for freedom, healing, and hope in Christ for survivors of human trafficking.

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Current Employment Opportunities with Freedom House

Residential Counselors- The Monarch

The Over-Night and Weekend Residential Counselor position will oversee the evening and over-night/weekend operations of Freedom House’s transitional housing program residents. We are in need of an Over-Night and Weekend On-Call Shelter Staff member, also On-Call which may be on short notice. Hours could be in the evening, weekend and holidays.

This position must maintain the security and confidentiality needed for this type of specialized program. The Residential Counselor member must be available to intervene in conflict or crisis situations and is responsible for maintaining documentation, ensuring the smooth operation of the shelter during the assigned hours. The Residential Counselor will work with other staff and volunteers to create a supportive community, helping to meet the needs of each resident.

RESPONSIBILITES include, but are not limited to:

Direct Services Support:

Resident Concerns: Respond to residents’ questions and needs. Facilitate the communication of client needs to shelter supervisor as well as keep a nightly log of activities. Participate in house meetings, weekly conference calls or shelter staff meetings. Assist in the pick-up and transportation of clients in personal vehicle.

Crisis and Conflict Resolution: Assess and respond to resident crises or conflicts. Independently assess the need for external assistance, such as contacting any on-call staff. Manage conflicts as they occur, document conflicts, and monitor resident incidents.

Safety and Security: Assess and manage emergencies according to Freedom House’s emergency protocol. Identify appropriate responses to emergency protocol triggers. Identify when external assistance is needed and contact appropriate party (i.e. supervisor, law enforcement, medical assistance, etc.). Monitor the safety and security of the house, including the operation of the alarm system. Participate in the ongoing development of shelter safety and emergency protocols.

Administrative Services Support:

Administrative Services: Assist day shelter staff with various administrative tasks, as needed. Administrative tasks may include filing, shredding and preparing packets of Freedom House materials. Assist in resource research assignments. Assist in other special projects, as needed.

For detailed requirements, please contact Tina or call 650.488.0831.

Freedom House Volunteer Internship Program

Please see volunteer tab. Look forward to hearing from you!