DV Shelters Launching New Volunteer Training

Family & Community Services, Inc.

This summer, F&CS’s domestic violence shelters Someplace Safe and Safer Futures are launching an exciting new volunteer opportunity to support survivors of domestic violence.

Committed volunteers will participate in online and in-person training covering topics such as trauma-informed approaches, how to handle hotline calls, crisis intervention, and safety planning. After completing the training, volunteers will be eligible to work directly with clients at the shelters.

“People often ask how they can help or want to know ways they can make a difference,” says F&CS Associate Director Anne Face. “Volunteering in our shelters and working directly with survivors is one of the most impactful ways to give back. In my experience, volunteers start volunteering to make a difference in someone else’s life, but in the end, their lives are changed forever for the better.”

In order to be eligible for the training, you must be at least 18 years of age and attend one of the upcoming information sessions on either April 26th or May 3rd.

Sign-up for an upcoming information session to volunteer at Safer Futures: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/7E0jY37

Sign-up for an upcoming information session to volunteer at Someplace Safe: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/azbLgcw