Restoration Volunteer Opportunities

Who We Are:

North Star’s mission is to restore women from trafficking: for freedom. for life. forever. We are committed to providing support to survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation. We operate The Harbor, a residential program that addresses the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs of the women we serve with a Christ-centered focus.

Volunteer:

We could not provide the quality of care and continuity without the help of our volunteers. Volunteers are essential to our success in restoring women to wholeness. Our current volunteer needs are:

Cooking/ Nutrition Volunteers:

  • Gathering recipes and ingredients for a meal
  • Teaching the women how to cook (Following a recipe, safety in the kitchen, measuring math, baking basics, 15 min meals, 30 min meals, Kitchen care, etc)
  • Teaching nutrition principles to the women (Basic nutrition, healthy foods, nutrition shortcuts, nutrition and health, etc)

Art Volunteers:

  • Teaching the women various forms of art (painting, pottery, drawing, graphic design, etc)
  • Art Therapist: someone who uses art to address issues in a therapeutic manner.
  • Teaching nutrition principles to the women (Basic nutrition, healthy foods, nutrition shortcuts, nutrition and health, etc)

Education Volunteers:

  • GED class tutors
  • GED test tutors
  • Subject specific tutors (ie, English, Math, etc)

Required Qualities and Experience:

  • Purposeful and intentional relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Ability to demonstrate the love, grace and compassion of Christ
  • Awareness of the impact of human trafficking and trauma
  • Cultural competency; an ability to communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds and cultures
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Awareness of the impact of sex trafficking, exploitation and trauma
  • Experience working in social services
  • Counseling experience

Volunteering is contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal history check, employment verification, and a fingerprint check.