Casa Segura has long relied on the community to help reach out to its at-risk members. Volunteer duties range from packing harm reduction supplies, to distributing hot meals and working the needle exchange line. These are a few of the duties and responsibilities fulfilled by Casa Segura volunteers:
Pack harm reduction supplies at each of our three needle exchange locations and at our drop-in center.
Cook and dispense hot meals at each of our needle exchange locations.
Help distribute harm reduction supplies at each of our three needle exchange locations. (Casa
Volunteering at Casa Segura
"I've lost two friends to AIDS and nearly lost another to drug abuse. I volunteer to help others avoid similar tragedies."
—Casa Segura Volunteer
Segura volunteers do not collect or distribute syringes.)
Help with activities at the drop-in center by organizing activities, distributing food and providing support to clients.
Mondays - Thursdays: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fridays: 10:00am to 3:00pm
Perform data entry, filing and other basic office and computer tasks at our drop-in center.
Is Casa Segura Right For You?
If you've been affected by the HIV epidemic—maybe you, a family member or friend are HIV positive, or you've lost a loved one to AIDS—or if you're a recovering injection drug user and want to help others on the way to recovery, you'll find satisfaction in volunteering at Casa Segura.
If your conscience prompts you to social and political action in your community, and you have a genuine desire to help people who are victims of an array of social stigmas including drug use, homelessness and mental illness, you will find fulfillment in volunteering at Casa Segura.
For more information about becoming a Casa Segura volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.