Please visit the "donate" link on our website to learn more about donating or send your monetary donation to:
PO Box 366
Ironwood, MI 49938
Become a Board Member
DOVE has available openings for interested individuals who would like to volunteer their time and talents to serve as a DOVE board member. Board members will be expected to develop policies, procedures and regulations, monitor financial performance and the agency’s programs. Additional board member obligations and expectations include fundraising, policy setting, planning special activities, personnel committee, long-range planning and the understanding of the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence.
Join the Iron County Coordinated Community Response Team or the Gogebic Task Force
The Iron County CCRT and Gogebic CountyTask Force is formed by key community agencies (DOVE, law enforcement, health care providers, prosecuting attorney, etc.) to promote the prevention/education of domestic and sexual violence and enhance victim safety and offender accountablility. Our goals are to develop prevention strategies, implement a community response to domestic and sexual violence and provide ongoing education and assessment of domesic and sexual violence. To join the Iron County CCRT or the Gogebic County Task Force, contact DOVE: 906-932-4990.
Sponsor a Room at Dove!
DOVE offers an exciting opportunity to any organization, business or individual to sponsor a room at the DOVE, Inc. shelter. Sponsors agree to decorate and maintain one room in the shelter for one year. We encourage the sponsors to actually come to the shelter and make this room one that exudes comfort and warmth. This may include purchasing bedding and accessories, painting, cleaning; treating it as if it were your own. Your sponsorship will make you part of the DOVE team and ensure that our community has a place to provide help and support to individuals and families who are touched by domestic and sexual violence.
Advocacy: The volunteer may work directly with other agencies on behalf of the victim and or children via telephone or face-to-face.
Child Care: The volunteer may work directly with the children. Childcare is provided to clients so they may attend support groups and counseling appointments.
Crisis Line: The volunteer must have training in the crisis line procedures. The volunteer may answer the line at the shelter or at home.
Support Group: The volunteer must be trained by a counselor in support group procedures in order to successfully co-facilitate.
Transportation: The volunteer assists the client with transportation to meetings, appointments, school, court, etc. The volunteer also may assist moving victims into their own home.
Fundraising: The volunteer may assist with fundraising events such as Thursday night Bingo, and the yearly raffle, golf scramble, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Clerical: The volunteer may assist with office procedures. Shopping and Maintenance: The volunteer may assist for food and other supplies for clients, and shelter repair, clean, and hazard control.