Volunteers are the backbone to any non-profit organization. As a volunteer with Your Safe Haven Inc., (YSH) you will be able to learn more about YSH’s services, build new skills, and meet new people. All while making a significant contribution of your time and talent to those in our community who may become victims of crime.

Volunteer Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid PA drivers license
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Pass a child abuse history check
  • Have your FBI clearances
  • Complete the initial screening process


  • Successfully complete the mandated 65-hour domestic violence and sexual assault training.
  • Volunteers are required to attend an additional minimum of ten (10) hours of on-going trainings/in-service per year.

~After completing the mandated training, volunteers are asked to commit to one (1) year of volunteer services. Providing at lease four (4) hours of service per month.

~Volunteer hours should be completed during regular business hours Monday through Friday


  • The willingness to be a dedicated team member
  • Effectively use the agency’s resources
  • Follow the agency’s policies and procedures
  • Be an avid listener and supporter
  • Non-judgmental
  • By Empathetic

 ~Volunteers are also bound by the mission, vision, and policies of the agency.

~If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please call 814-623-7664 and fill out the contact sheet below.

Volunteer Contact Sheet