Selah Freedom

Selah Freedom exists to end sex trafficking and bring freedom to the exploited.

We are so grateful for each one of our amazing volunteers at Selah Freedom! With your help, we are able to see victims transformed into survivors. Selah Freedom’s volunteers are encouraged to plug in their diverse backgrounds and skill sets, enriching our various programs.


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Volunteer News, Trainings and Opportunities


We Appreciate You!
We are so grateful for our amazing volunteers during this unprecedented time. We couldn't do what we do without you. Thank you for bringing so much joy to the lives of survivors! 
Join Our Team
Looking for a fast-paced, high impact career with purpose?
Residential Advocate
Responsible for providing support to survivors of sex trafficking
and exploitation in our Residential program in Manatee County.
Graphic/Web Intern
Graphic/Web Intern will gain knowledge and experience by
supporting Selah Freedom's marketing team with graphic
creation and branding.
Operations Intern
The Operations Intern will gain knowledge and experience
by supporting Selah Freedom's Operations Coordinator.
Awareness Intern
The Awareness Intern is responsible for educating the
community by identifying sex trafficking and solutions.
Summers are made for kids to enjoy and make new memories, but that isn't the reality for many kids in our own backyard. School is out and many children are vulnerable to predators.
Did you know? 1 out 10 kids is sexually abused and 1 out of 9 kids is approached online by a predator. 
We need YOUR help to Keep Kids Safe this Summer! 
By creating a fundraising team with friends you will protect kids from becoming a statistic! 
Every dollar supports this FREE online Prevention Training that's available for all parents and kids!
Our online program equips K-12th grade children and interveners with the tools they need to stay safe from abuse and trafficking. 
By supporting our Keep Kids Safe for Summer campaign, you will be bringing our life-saving training and resources to those who need it most.
DONATE - Support Prevention Trainings for Kids & Parents
SHARE - Post about this campaign on social media
FUNDRAISE - Create a team to Keep Kids Safe
REGISTER - New Prevention Trainings are Available for Parents & Students
Sign Up for Volunteer Activities
Click the links below to view our upcoming volunteer opportunities. To claim a time slot, simply click and enter your contact information. We will send a follow-up email to confirm the time slot and any necessary details. 
Please note that you must have completed all required trainings to receive confirmation for a time slot.
You can access these links on an ongoing basis through volunteer newsletters and on the homepage of
Please contact Courtney Carico with any questions. 
Immediate Needs - How You Can Help Now
Here are great ways that you can get involved right now!
We are so grateful for the support of our volunteers. Please feel free to share these needs with your circle of influence.
We are grateful for the donation of any items on this list in any quantity.
  • Septic safe toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Razors
  • Batteries
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Face wash
  • Cotton underwear (sizes S-XXL)
Please contact to arrange donation drop off and for additional details.
Our Selah Vie Boutique has transitioned to a national partnership with Fifi's Consignment to specialize in upscale, designer brands, jewelry, accessories, and beautiful home furnishings.
All donations may be dropped off at any of Fifi's convenient locations. If you have any donations for Outreach purposes, please contact to arrange a time and location for drop off.
Click here to find the nearest Fifi's location!
Upcoming Trainings
Care Team Training
The Care Team Training prepares you to work directly with survivors in our Residential program and is a vital aspect of Selah Freedom. Our Residential staff will set you up for success so you are equipped to empower survivors and bring your passions and skills to Residential programming!
Tuesday, August 3
2:15PM - 3:45PM
Manatee County - Julie's Place
CSEC 101 Training
Led by our expert staff, the CSEC 101 course gives an in depth look at the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), designed to help participants better understand this issue and modern day slavery as a whole. This course covers Federal and State laws, the role of vulnerability, the common recruitment tactics of traffickers and how demand drives this illicit business. All Selah Freedom volunteers are required to complete this training.
Click HERE to view the training online.
You will need your Better Impact login information to view this training. Need help resetting your login information? Watch our video tutorial HERE.
Core Values Training
Core Values Training is important for all volunteers to complete so we can provide a strong and united support for survivors. This training is led by Laurie Swink, Co-Founder of Selah Freedom and Chief Culture Officer. All Selah Freedom volunteers are required to complete this training. 
Click HERE to view this training online.
You will need your Better Impact login information to view this training. Need help resetting your login information? Watch our video tutorial HERE.
Join Our Volunteer Facebook Group
Join our new Facebook Group! Simply search for Selah Freedom Southeast Volunteers on 
Facebook and request to join the group. 
This is a great place to connect with other volunteers, share about your favorite aspects of volunteering, and learn about new volunteer opportunities.