Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Children’s Cove.

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We provide a child-friendly location where law enforcement and child protective services can collaboratively investigate child abuse without subjecting young victims to repeated interviews and additional trauma. The Center provides needed assistance and services, at no cost, to these children and their non-offending family members, and to the professionals dedicated to the intervention, investigation, prosecution and treatment related to child abuse cases.

Due to the nature and confidentiality of the work, volunteers are best utilized for opportunities that do not directly involve casework or working directly with children.

Volunteer opportunities as well as additional information can be found here. Please email the Volunteer Application (downloadable PDF) to Stacy Gallagher at We will arrange for an interview to discuss your application, volunteer interest(s) and give an orientation of Children’s Cove. We require volunteers to be at least 18 years of age and that prospective volunteers be carefully screened through the application process, which will include a background check.

The work is very rewarding and we look forward to meeting and working with those who want to give back to the community through our Center. Thank you for your interest and please feel free to call Stacy Gallagher at 508-375-0410 with any questions.


Children’s Cove Volunteer Opportunities


AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Coordinator



Children’s Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center is recognized as the foremost advocacy center providing comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary services to child victims of sexual abuse, serious physical abuse, witness to domestic violence and child sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Responsibilities include managing the recruitment of volunteers for awareness events in the community, creating and organizing ongoing trainings for volunteers and assist and attend awareness and outreach events in the community

This is a full time one-year term of service. The AmeriCorps VISTA member must be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident alien of the United States. Must be at least 18-years-old. Bachelor’s degree required. Must be willing to submit to and pass a criminal background check (CORI). Must have valid and active driver’s license.

Visit the AmeriCorps VISTA Campus website for more information on the benefits of service.

Apply online only here