Internships/Volunteer Opportunities


  • InternshipsShelter Internship: provides unpaid internship opportunities in the following areas: emergency shelter, service management, advocacy, rural outreach & rural services, court advocacy, primary prevention education and outreach, program research projects, counseling, emergency hotline services, elder abuse services, women of means services, primary prevention programs & services, emergency shelter for animals that belong to victims in residence and transitional living housing. Click for Internship Form
    For more information: Email: Natalia Gonzales ( Natalia Gonzales, The Shelter, PO Box 10102, Naples, FL 34101
  • Options Thrift Shoppe interns: (unpaid, school credit with approval) Candidates must be working toward completing their Masters of Business, Marketing or related field. Additionally, he/she must have knowledge and/or experience in retail enterprise and environment. Click for Internship Form 


volunteerVolunteers are The Shelter’s foundation, providing more than 20,000 hours of support annually in our offices and throughout Collier County. Click for Volunteer Form:

  • Naples and Immokalee Offices (Outreach/program and administrative support)
  • Options Thrift Shoppe – Learn more about our thrift store
  • Beau Venturi Home (emergency shelter) and our confidential 24-hour crisis line 239.775.1101 (special training required)
  • Donation Drives and Cell Phone Recycling
  • Community Events
  • Special Events and Holidays (in-shelter celebrations may require special training)
  • Become a member of the NextGen group