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FORBES HOUSE - Volunteers


By volunteering your time you will be a part in changing lives.


Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer or intern at Forbes House!

We are very excited that you are considering our organization as the place you want to serve. We believe volunteers to be service partners! Because of your passion, dedication and service, we are able to continue holding the standard of our mission to " relieve the trauma resulting from domestic violence and to assure access to safe and caring environments for its victims ".

When you decide to join the Forbes House volunteer family, contact the, Volunteer Coordinator at 440-357-7321 or via email volunteer@forbeshouse.org.

At Forbes House we want our volunteers to not only feel good about volunteering, but also feel passionate about their assignments.

You can choose among many volunteer positions:

  • Clerical
  • Promotion
  • Fundraising
  • Donations
  • Cleanup
  • Child care
  • Maintenance
  • Crafts
  • Activity groups
  • Kitchen help
  • Transportation
  • and more...


When you contact us we will mail you a volunteer packet with an application. Once you fill this out, please return it to the shelter in the pre-stamped envelope provided. After we receive your application and personal references the Volunteer Coordinator will call you and arrange an interview. If you have additional gifts and skills that could make a positive impact on our volunteer program as well as the women and children we shelter, please let the Volunteer Coordinator know.