Volunteers Make the Difference

Your volunteer involvement will enable Passages to provide women with a safe home and the opportunity to change their lives and re-unite with their families.

Some of the volunteer opportunities include:

  • Administrative Support
  • Auxiliary (PATHS) Member
  • Church Involvement
  • *Friend / Encourager
  • Fundraising / Public Relations
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • *Transition Coach
  • Life Skills Teacher
  • Bible Study Leader
  • Kitchen Coordinator or Helper

To inquire about volunteering, please fill out the PATHS Membership Form and mail to us or contact us online.

*What is a Friend / Encourager women who are available to visit the Passages house with the idea to just hang out with residents - watch a movie, play games, do crafts, or just visit. You can also go through a workbook with her, "The Fine Art of Female Friendships", by Jane Freund.  Be her friend and encourager!

*What is a Transition Coach - a woman who commits to meeting with a particular resident for a minimum of one hour per week to assist her in developing her goals and helping her lay out a path to achieve her goals. Mandatory training to become a Transition Coach is given at specified times through the year.

The first step to becoming a Transition Coach is to fill out the Volunteer Form. You will then be contacted for an interview and to set up a time for your training.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

 Individuals or groups are invited to become a sponsor for a specific area of need:

  •     Social Event - such as the monthly birthday celebration party, Phase-up Party, graduation, Christmas Party, etc.
  •     Welcome Basket - a welcome basket to each new resident, which includes toiletries, Pjs, underwear, journals, pen & pencil, etc.
  •     Landscaping and grounds keeping.
  •     Sunday night dinner and Life Skill Class, i.e., cooking; sewing; finances and budget; etc.
  •     Month End Sunday night dinner and message.

Please call the Passages Office (605-939-0744) to get necessary details regarding a specific sponsorship opportunity and to sign up.