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Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia

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be the change.

At AVP, compassion meets action and every volunteer has the power to create a brighter, safer future for Philadelphians. Our mission is simple yet profound: to break the cycle of violence by providing unwavering support to those who have been impacted by violence. At the heart of our work lies the belief that together, through empathy, dedication, and community, we can transform lives and pave the way for healing. By volunteering with us, you become an essential part of the solution—a beacon of hope and a source of strength for those who need it most.

Our range of volunteer opportunities ensures that everyone can find a way to contribute according to their skills, interests, and availability. Whether you’re a caring listener, a skilled organizer, a digital wizard, a legal expert, or someone who simply wants to be present, there’s a role for you here. 

Together, we can uplift those who have been affected by violence, offering them the resources, understanding, and support they deserve.

Together, we can create a world where healing triumphs over hurt, and where support paves the way for strength.

Explore our current volunteer opportunities listed here and discover how you can make a meaningful impact in the lives of survivors, co-victims, and our community as a whole.

Thank you for considering these powerful opportunities to be the change with AVP!


Are you a natural organizer with a flair for creating memorable experiences? Become catalyst for change by volunteering to host a fundraiser with us.

table at community events

Are you a friendly and outgoing individual who loves connecting with people? Become an ambassador for our cause and help us table at community events!


Are you a persuasive communicator with a passion for driving positive change? Apply your talent and skill to help us secure essential funding for our important work!

pro bono assistance

Are you a skilled professional looking to give back and create meaningful change? Use your expertise --whether in law, finance, marketing, or other areas-- to make a lasting impact on our mission.

court accompaniment

Are you passionate about ensuring access to justice and providing a compassionate hand during challenging times? Join our Victim/Witness Services team and support our clients in navigating the legal system.


Are you a tech-savvy individual with a passion for leveraging the digital world for good? Make a significant impact from the comfort of your screen!

administrative support

Are you organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about making a difference? Play a vital role in the smooth operation of our nonprofit by supporting essential tasks that help us serve our clients and community!

Join Our Board

Are you a visionary leader with a passion for guiding meaningful change? Joining our Board of Directors offers a unique opportunity to steer the direction of our nonprofit and drive our mission forward.

How to Volunteer with avp

Step 1


AVP has several opportunities that empower people to support their community.

Step 2


We screen all candidates to ensure the highest standards.

Step 3


Our mandatory training program ensures volunteers are fully equipped to support us in any capacity.

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