We value your time and talent — volunteer for Dawn.

Are you looking to make an impact in South King County and are passionate about our commitment to rise for peaceful communities? We are always accepting dedicated, inspired volunteers who are excited to learn new skills and utilize their knowledge.

The steps to becoming a volunteer are simple even though our programs are competitive. By submitting a volunteer application to Erin Powell at erin@dawnrising.org , you will then be contacted about setting up an interview.

Note: all volunteers must pass a background check and some additional training may be required.

Volunteers hold a variety of positions within our agency and are accepted throughout the year.  Check out our job descriptions to learn what you could do to assist our programs!


Court Watch Volunteer Group of women talking, having coffee, laughing

Advocacy & Support Line Advocate 


Community Outreach 

Food Lifeline Volunteer 


Support Group Co/Facilitator 




Interns are skill-based volunteers assisting in a select few positions and are interviewed on a rotating basis as availability opens. We are happy to collaborate with your course programs if you plan to receive credit for internship hours.

No internship positions are available at this time


For our clients: The domestic violence grassroots movement is made possible by the resiliency and collective voices of the survivors we serve. We can recommend you for a volunteer placement after at least six months from the date you last received services in our programs. There are many ways to give back and contribute to supporting survivors within your community.