Volunteer Violence Prevention Educator

Are you interested in providing domestic violence awareness presentations in the community? Apply to be a Volunteer Violence Prevention Educator with Women’s Advocates, the first domestic violence shelter in the nation. We will provide training (required training dates: March 13, 2020 6-9pm AND March 14, 2020 10am-5pm).

*Limited stipends are available for those who are passionate about this position, but cannot afford to fully volunteer their time.

Position Requirements

  • Volunteer will conduct at least two presentations in the community per month (has the
    opportunity to do more if desired)
  • Volunteer will attend mandatory monthly Education Team meetings (time will be decided using
    a poll)
  • Volunteer will continue to learn about the subject matter (domestic violence) by following
    Women’s Advocates social media and website updates as well as any resource sent by the
    Education and Outreach Coordinator

Application Requirements:

  • Complete official 10 hour training with Education and Outreach Coordinator
    • March 13, 2020 6-9pm AND March 14, 2020 10am-5pm
  • Complete official on-boarding process with Education and Outreach Coordinator
  • Complete a background check
  • Must have access to a laptop
  • Must have a driver’s license and access to your own vehicle and/or be able to efficiently navigate Metro Transit

Click here to view the official position description.

Volunteers Must Select a Specialty Track

  1. Health-Oriented Organizations (e.g. Women’s Clinics, Veterinarian Clinics, Dental Clinics,
  2. Corporate/Businesses/HR departments
  3. Customer service-based organizations (e.g. Restaurants, hair salons/barber shops)
  4. Schools (e.g. Middle school, high school, colleges, student groups)
  5. Housing (e.g. Property owners, housing advocates, workers who go into the home such as
  6. Criminal Justice (e.g. Law enforcement, department of correction workers, legal advocates)

Click here to view the full specialty track descriptions.

Application deadline is February 25th, 2020. No late applications will be accepted.

* Please read the position description document and the specialty track description document before applying.

Volunteer Violence Prevention Educator Application Form

Complete this form in its entirety to apply to be a Volunteer Violence Prevention Educator for Women's Advocates.
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    Read the track descriptions:
  • This applies to students in college who may be taking courses that require community service.
  • Please note that will provide training, so it is not required that you have a strong familiarity. You may also choose to explain why you're interested in learning more about this topic.
  • Note: You must be available for the entire 10-hour training within the provided dates and time frame, with no option to complete make-up sessions.
  • You do not have to have your own car. As long as you can efficiently navigate Metro Transit or use Uber/Lyft, that will work.