Volunteer at Options

There are numerous ways you can volunteer your time at Options, from sorting donations, providing customer service, merchandising clothing in appropriate departments and monitoring fitting rooms to accessorizing the furniture room with artwork, silk flowers and lamps.

You may also choose to volunteer your time for The Shelter. Volunteers are The Shelter’s foundation, providing more than 20,000 hours of support annually in our offices and throughout Collier County:

  • Naples and Immokalee Offices – Outreach/program and administrative support
  • Beau Venturi Home emergency shelter and our confidential 24-hour crisis line: 239.775.1101, TTY 239.775.4265 (special training required)
  • Donation Drives and Cell Phone Recycling
  • Community Events and Speaker’s Bureau
  • Special Events and Holidays (in-shelter celebrations may require special training)

Volunteer Today! For more information on volunteer opportunities, call 239.775.3862, ext. 235.

Volunteer Interest Form






I hereby allow SAWCC, Inc. to perform a check of my background, including:  Criminal Record, Driving Record, Educational/Professional Status, Personal References, Physician I understand that I do not have to agree to this background check, but that refusal to do so may exclude me from consideration for volunteering. I understand that information collected during this background check will be limited to what is appropriate for particular types of volunteer work. All such information collected during the check will be kept confidential. I hereby extend my permission to those individuals or organizations contracted for the purpose of this background check to give their full and honest evaluation of my suitability of the described volunteer work and such other information as they deem appropriate.



*The Shelter for Abused Women & Children Complies with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794, as implemented by 45 C.F.R. Part 84 (hereinafter referred to as Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. 12131, as implemented by 28 C.F.R. Part 35 (hereinafter referred to as ADA)According to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, clients with limited English proficiency or hearing impairment have the right to receive FREE language interpretation, translation and other accommodations in order to access information and services, regardless of race, gender, country of origin, and religion. If you are in need of language assistance, including translation, interpretation or other accommodations, please let us know – this service will be provided to you at no cost. A TTY (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) telephone line is available at The Shelter for residents who may be hearing impaired and Braille signage is used throughout the building.