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CCSS is the proud recipient of the 2001 President’s Community Service Award and has been nationally recognized by the President of the United States for outstanding volunteer service.

The Crisis Center could not operate as it does today without the dedication of our over 300 volunteers who work on the crisis hotline, at our Neat Repeats Resale Shop, or in one of numerous other volunteer opportunities. Unselfishly, our volunteers give of their time, talent and compassion to help the staff and clients of the Crisis Center.

Help make a difference in someone’s life by being a volunteer for the Crisis Center. You can choose from a variety of fulfilling and flexible programs, in which you can determine your own level of commitment. Join our dedicated team of volunteers in one of the following programs:

  • volunteer    Clerical/Office
  •     Handyperson
  •     Neat Repeats Resale
  •     Crisis Hotline
  •     Community Outreach
  •     Special Events
  •     Children’s Program

*bold requires 40 hour DV training

Contact Camille Howard at (708) 429-7255 ex.124 or choward@crisisctr.org for more information.

You may click HERE to download the Volunteer Application form. Upon returning the phone to our Volunteer Coordinator, finishing paperwork which requires IL and DCFS background checks will be arranged.

To volunteer at Neat Repeats, please call your nearest Neat Repeats store and ask to speak with a manager.

40-Hour Domestic Violence Training

The Crisis Center for South Suburbia offers a state approved Domestic Violence 40-hour Training program. The training is offered two times per year and includes a wide range of topics and discussion. Upon completion of the program participants have a comprehensive understanding of domestic violence. Police departments, school districts, faith communities and other social service agencies are encouraged to attend.

The next 40-hour training is scheduled for March of 2016.  If you know of anyone who may be interested in attending, please contact Renee R-W at Ext. 134 or Camille H. at Ext. 124 for additional information or to register.

40-Hr DV Training Flyer March 2016

Visit www.ilcdvp.org/calendar to get information about other DV training opportunities in the area.




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