Volunteer or Intern

COVID-19 Updates:

Sadly, due to COVID-19, our call for volunteers is on hold at this time. Call 605-886-4304 or email amber@beaconcentersd.com for the latest status on our volunteer opportunities. Beacon Center wants to keep you, our clients, and staff as safe as possible. Thank you so much for thinking of us. We are very fortunate to live in a community that supports those in need. Stay safe and healthy!

The Beacon Center offers unique ways for you to share your time and talents and contribute to the success of our mission. Please call 605-886-4304 for more information.


Women, men, teens from every ethnic background, race, lifestyle and religion can volunteer. There are no minimum work or educational requirements to volunteer. 

Internship/Volunteer Application



Receptionists do a variety of clerical projects.  This involves answering the phones and doors.


Special Needs

There are opportunities for volunteers to help with many assorted special needs:  helping with laundry, cooking, baking, cleaning, interpreting, yard work, cutting hair, and giving make-overs to the clients.


Projects and Events

There are events throughout the year that require of volunteers.  


Group Volunteer Opportunities

If your group likes to volunteer together, we have projects that are perfect for you.


Because of the nature of our agency, all interns and volunteers who work directly with the clients must be 18 years old and have a background check.  There is no cost to the intern/volunteer for the background check.


Thank you for your interest in interning/volunteering at the Beacon Center.  


The Beacon Center would be lost without its interns and volunteers!


Thank you for your interest in joining our team as an intern. Interning with our agency offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful and rewarding change in your community. Beacon Center accepts intern applications all year long, provided there are still openings available.

  • You will develop an understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking and its impact on your community.

  • You will help victims and survivors to be safe and empower them to have safe and healthy relationships.

  • You will get connected to an outstanding team of passionate and dedicated professionals, who are on the front line working to end violence.


Ideal Student

  • Enrollment in an academic program with good standing.

  • Social Skills – flexible, emotionally and socially mature, able to function in a team.

  • Participation in all supervision sessions and meetings as required.

  • Is comfortable with basic computer skills, using the internet, and MS Office products.

Ray of Light

For more information on Internships contact

Angie Meseberg

Rural Outreach Coordinator


For more information on Volunteering, contact Amber Siderewicz.

Fund Development Coordinator

605-886-4304 or amber@beaconcentersd.com