Turning Point

Turning Point serves domestic violence victims and their families in Crawford, Delaware, Marion, Morrow, Union and Wyandot Counties.

Due to the current policies in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, volunteering at the shelters is currently suspended. Some virtual opportunities are available. Please sign up to receive information


Regular opportunities include:

  • Shelter Coordinator Assistant: Assist the Shelter Coordinator in sorting donations along with various other house managerial duties as assigned. Position available in Marion and Delaware. 3-5 hours per week as scheduled with Shelter Coordinator.
  • Literature Distributor: Spread awareness for Turning Point’s programs and services. Must be comfortable conversing with many people from different backgrounds. supply businesses and various public places with Turning Point posters with attached business card holders. (Position available in Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Union, and Wyandot Counties.)
  • Children’s Area Maintenance: Help keep germs from spreading by cleaning all of the toys in children’s areas.  Go through toys to see what is broken, needs fixed and/or replaced. Position available in Marion and Delaware. 3-5 hours per week as scheduled with Shelter Coordinator.

All individual volunteers will be asked to complete a Volunteer Orientation Session.  This is a 1 to 2 hour group session that covers Turning Point policies and procedures.  During this session, a tour of the shelter will be given, and this will be an excellent time to discuss any questions about Turning Point’s Volunteer Program.  Prior to the session, Turning Point asks that individual volunteers undergo a BCI (background check) at their own expense.  Turning Point will reimburse the cost of the BCI check after the volunteer has completed 20 hours of volunteering within 6 months of the receipt of the completed check.

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