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The Retreat welcomes volunteers virtually and in our East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Riverhead, and Hauppauge locations.

Volunteers can assist with administrative tasks, answering our crisis hotline, thrift store sorting & customer service, facilities maintenance, court accompaniment, the Suffolk County Fatherhood Initiative, and many more opportunities.

All volunteers must participate in orientation and training. For more information, contact Kathryn at or call 631-329-4398. You can download and complete our Volunteer Application here.

While volunteering at The Retreat has changed some since the start of COVID-19, we are remain open and in need of your help. Here are a some of the options for volunteers.

Hands-on Tasks: These tasks, and others like them, can be done at home and shipped or delivered to The Retreat.

  • Write holiday cards for clients
  • Write cards of inspiration
  • Write thank you notes

In-person Tasks: These are all done on-site at one of our locations. Some of these volunteer positions require fingerprinting and background checks.

  • Organize Stephanie’s Closet
  • Retreat Boutique Thrift Store personnel
  • Drivers / Transportation

Committee Service: Join us by Zoom for informational, brainstorming, and planning sessions.

  • Development Committee
  • Marketing Committee
  • Volunteer Committee
  • Website Review Team
  • Social Media Team
  • Education Materials Review Team
  • Shelter Committee
  • Thrift Store Committee
  • Take Charge Financial Empowerment

Your Ideas! We are always open to new ideas for volunteer activities. These are a couple of recent projects taken on by our volunteers.

  • Bake cookies for our clients
  • Lead a Zoom class form our clients and/or staff
  • Make face masks for our clients and staff.
  • Whatever you can think of!