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Volunteer at the Shelter

The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter is committed to ending all forms of violence in personal relationships and within the community. The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter recognizes that violence in the home is a significant crime impacting the whole community's health and well being. The volunteer program at the Shelter Home is a rewarding experience.

Listed below are opportunities available for volunteers at the shelter:

  • Crisis Phone - Answering the crisis and business phones
  • Listening - Being an empathetic listener and support person to victims
  • Child Care - Child care is provided once a week during the evening and/or afternoon support groups

Training is provided in Empathy and Crisis Intervention and is offered at various times throughout the year. For more information and an application, please call (906) 337-5632

Become a Board Member

The Shelter Board works closely with the Executive Director to determine policy and oversee the Shelter's legal, financial and ethical activities. The Board is actively involved in organizing community awareness events, fundraising, publishing a quarterly newsletter, budget planning, and website development, to name a few.

Please contact the Shelter for more information about how you can become Involved at (906) 337-5632 or email

Educational Outreach

We are always looking for ways to help our community understand domestic violence and our work to end this cycle of violence. Please contact our office if you would like to have our agency present to your organization.

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Donate to the Shelter

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