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Women Aware


Volunteers are a vital part of our mission to promote the safety and self-sufficiency of individuals and families affected by domestic violence in Middlesex County, New Jersey. There are many ways to get involved, depending on your interests, skill-set, and available time. We welcome you and your group to Women Aware for a tour to learn more about partnering. To arrange a tour, please contact Katie Mayfield, Director of Development and Outreach by email kmayfield@womenaware.net or phone 732-258-0415.


  1. Register run or walk in our 2018 Moving Beyond Abuse Charity Race.
  2. Host a local fundraiser at your school, church/temple/mosque, or in your community to raise awareness and funds for Women Aware
  3. Support Women Aware by creating a restaurant fundraiser through GroupRaise
  4. Collect gift cards for clients to shop on their own for their needs.
  5. Participate in our Purple Purse Campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October
  6. Gift Wrap at local stores on behalf of Women Aware and donate the proceeds during the year-end holidays.
  7. Our legal advocacy program helps survivors access protections afforded to them by the law. Women Aware seeks pro-bono legal experts to support our program by providing:
    • Free 30-minute private consultations with survivors on family law issues
    • Pro-bono representation for orders of protection
    • Free training seminars for survivors on legal topics such as child custody, divorce, relocation, immigration, child support, and more; workshops will be scheduled by Women Aware and led by the volunteer attorney
    • If you are interested or would like more information about this volunteer opportunity, please contact our Coordinator of Advocacy Services, Mildred Torres, at mtorres@womenaware.net or 732-258-0412.


The following activities involve working directly with our clients. Please read the position description before applying in order to make sure the role is a good fit for you.