Volunteer opportunity description

PROGRAM: Domestic Violence Services
POSITION: Domestic Violence Response Team Member (DVRT)
WHEN: Available On-Call Evenings/ Weekends as needed
WHERE: Various locations, see below
IN SUMMARY: DVRT is a  partnership between WomenRising and law enforcement agencies of Hudson County. The  Domestic  Violence  Response  Team  provides support  and assistance to  victims  of  domestic violence  and  their families at the  police department. The DVRT volunteers should be able to:

  • Explain domestic violence laws to victims
  • Identify services each client needs and refer clients to services at WomenRising
  • Assist clients to seek shelter, explain the dynamics of domestic violence, provide emotional support, and assist victims in preparing a safety plan
  • Successfully complete 50+ hours of DVRT training provided by WomenRising

For more information, call: 201-333-5700 or email info@womenrising.org.

Requirements

Volunteers must succesfully complete 50+ hours of DVRT training provided by WomenRising.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times

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WomenRising

Contact:
Laura Collins
Director of Fund Development
Organization’s website:
http://www.womenrising.org
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