Volunteer at Peace at Home Family Shelter 

Help us help others.

Volunteers are an integral part of our work, empowering victims of domestic violence to survive and thrive by nurturing their self-determination and courage. We are grateful for the time and effort volunteers dedicate to making our community a safer place to live.

Volunteer Requirements


Applicants must be at least 18 years old.


Complete volunteer application and three background checks.


Schedule an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator.


Complete AR Mandated Reporter certification and 5 hours of domestic violence training.


Complete Peace at Home volunteer orientation.

Volunteer Opportunities

 Professional Volunteer

Volunteers providing professional services can volunteer on-site supervised by staff members occasionally without having to go through the volunteer training process. If you would like to provide free services to clients off-site, Peace at Home can refer clients, but it will ultimately be up to the clients to reach out for services. The purpose of this policy is to protect the confidentiality of our clients.

 Chat Line Volunteer

Chat Line Volunteers will provide crucial support and immediate response to those in crisis, experiencing trauma, needing support or empowerment, looking for resources, or contacting Peace at Home staff. 

  • Volunteers are expected to work a 2-hour shift regularly, which can be performed at home using their computer. 
  • There is a commitment of 6 months expected. 
  • Selected volunteers will be expected to complete mandatory volunteer training and crisis line training and will be provided support and back-up by Peace at Home staff members whenever needed.
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 Childcare Volunteer

Support Peace at Home clients and staff by providing childcare to children while their parents attend counseling and support group sessions.


  • Playing with children
  • Ensuring their safety

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Community Leadership Council

Do you identify as a social justice-minded individual with a passion to eradicate and provide advocacy about domestic violence in your community? 

Are you interested in gaining leadership experience and deepening your understanding of council service?

Join the new Peace at Home Community Leadership Council!
  • Expand your network and form meaningful relationships with the Peace at Home Board of Directors and staff along with other stakeholders.  
  • Gain new perspectives by collaborating with a diverse group of professionals in the greater Northwest Arkansas area.
  • 2-year commitment with annual renewal opportunities.

Currently a Volunteer?

Contact Our Volunteer Coordinator