Willow Volunteer Training to begin next week - still time to sign up!
- on February 2, 2011
What is The Willow Domestic Violence Center? The Willow Domestic Violence Center is a Lawrence agency that provides shelter and other services to survivors of domestic violence. As the first shelter established in Kansas, we have been helping women and children since 1976. We need your help to continue to support families and strive to eliminate domestic violence in our community.
How can I help support domestic violence survivors? Volunteer your time and expertise!
Non-direct service: Requires 2-6 hours of training, depending on which opportunity is chosen
Ways to help:
1. Complete administrative tasks such as copies, sorting, donations and putting together materials.
2. Assist with awareness raising projects such as presentations, flier and brochure distribution, tabling events and coordination of small fundraisers. 3. Courtwatch
Direct Service: 40 hours of training required Ways to help: 1. Answer crisis calls 2. Provide peer counseling and support 3. Accompany a survivor to court 4. Meet with a survivor in the community to safety plan or discuss community resources
How to become a Volunteer Advocate
1. Complete volunteer advocate application, available at www.willowdvcenter.org or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
2. After you complete the form - email it to: email@example.com
3. Once your application is reviewed, you will be contacted about setting up an interview
4. Successful applicants will then be invited to attend the February training.
5. The training is scheduled to start 02.08.10 and will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 9:00 pm and at least three Saturdays, times to be determined.
For more information contact: Kiley Larson – firstname.lastname@example.org