Interested in becoming a LightHouse Volunteer?
Welcome to LightHouse and our mission of Shining Light, Bringing Hope and Restoring Lives. Our goal is to help survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking to: Recover their lives from powerlessness, helplessness and hopelessness. Restore dignity, identity, and destiny. Release into a life of purpose, productivity and independence.
We are excited for you to join us in this call to those impacted by the brokenness of the world we live in. It will not take long for you to realize that your life will be changed as you witness our clients take steps to discover the grace and potential God has for their lives. We welcome you to the most rewarding journey of building a brighter future for these individuals!
Congratulations on joining our amazing team. We are excited to serve with you. TOGETHER– we will see lives changed!
Founder & President
MS Counseling Psychology, LMHC
The registration process is the same for every new volunteer who wishes to serve on an ongoing basis. For this reason, all new volunteers are required to register for opportunities using the website application below. This requirement also applies to court-ordered and school-based community service volunteers, including students and interns.
Process for individual Volunteers:
- Submit the application
- Applications are received and processed within 2 work days
- Volunteers are registered for a volunteer training and will receive a volunteer training manual and packet via email in advance.
- Volunteers will submit a “Volunteering Proposal” following the guidelines explained in the training
- Once the proposal has been reviewed and approved, volunteers are required to submit a background check through Sterling Volunteers
Areas of Volunteerism and Opportunities
Volunteers are needed in ALL areas of LightHouse’s operations. Every role adds value and vital assistance in the rebuilding of lives. We invite you to invest in opportunities within these areas of volunteerism that fit your skills and interest.
Academic Mentors – Volunteers come along side LightHouse Daughters to help them assess educational objectives and prepare for GED exams, and/or assist with college or technical skill courses as needed. **Requires Basic Training, Back Ground Check, and liability waiver.
Career Readiness Mentors – Help a LightHouse Daughter look for a job and overcome possible barriers to employment. Help her create a resume, gather recommendation letters, and prep for an interview. **Requires Basic Training, Back Ground Check, and liability waiver.
Drivers – Provide transportation for LightHouse Daughters to get to job interviews, meetings or off-site appointments. **Requires Basic Training, Back Ground Check, liability waiver and no moving violations for the past two years.
Event Assistants – Assist LightHouse staff with planning and event related activities, such as decorating, set-up, facilitating event registration, managing food, overseeing activities and stewarding event guests. **Requires liability waiver
Prayer Partners – Provide active prayer support either through joining our weekly e-list or by organizing a group to pray and intercede for LightHouse Daughters, staff, volunteers, speaking engagements, protection, and provision. **Requires liability waiver
Pop-Up at the Laundromat Leaders – Mentorship study with small groups of individuals in the life running at laundromats along the Dixie/Federal Highway corridor. **Requires Basic Training, Back Ground Check and liability waiver.
LightHouse Treats Program – This program is a micro-business bringing volunteers to work alongside LightHouse Daughters, producing high quality, organic animal treats. Product sales allow us to offer part-time employment to survivors and also support the restoration work that is our mission. There are several volunteer positions available in this program:
Program Baker – Start baking treats in your kitchen, with other volunteers, to create protocol and practices we can then relocate to a commercial kitchen when demand dictates. **Requires Basic Training, Back Ground Check, and liability waiver.
Program Bookkeeper – requires some experience with bookkeeping and Quick Books Program. *Requires Back Ground Check, and liability waiver.
Program Mentor – Help LightHouse Daughters gain critical life skills enabling them to be more successful when transitioning into everyday life and work. **Requires Basic Training, Back Ground Check, and liability waiver.