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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CCS! Our work would not be possible without you.

Volunteer roles range from Counseling Trainees, Sexual Assault and Housing Advocates, to Attorneys, and Outreach and Prevention Volunteers. Additionally, CCS is supported by the Board of Directors, Advisory Board, Hidden Valley House and Project Safehouse Auxiliaries, event volunteers, and development interns.

What is required to be a CCS volunteer?

  • All CCS volunteer positions require an application and interview process with CCS staff and a criminal background check.
  • All positions except Special Event Volunteer and some admin roles require completion of our 65.5-Hour Crisis Intervention Training (CIT).
  • All positions except Special Event Volunteer require a 3 to 12-month minimum commitment.

Open Volunteer Positions

Shelter Ambassadors

Hidden Valley House and Project Safe House Auxiliaries

Members of our two Auxiliaries are CCS volunteers who dedicate their time to make the shelters as comfortable and welcoming as possible.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please call 858-272-5777.


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