Waypoint, the Comprehensive Domestic Violence Victim Service provider in Benton, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Jones and Linn Counties, is looking for volunteers to assist individuals experiencing controlling, abusive partners. Ideal candidates are non-judgmental, compassionate, encouraging, and empowering. After passing an initial interview, a free 32 hour training session must be completed. 20 hours is completed online, and 12 hours is completed in-person with staff Advocates. Volunteers must be at least 18-years-old, pass a criminal background check, and commit to one volunteer shift per month.
Volunteers may support victims:
Additional training dates will be available soon!
Contact Brittany at (319) 731-6118 or email@example.com to sign up for any of these trainings or to learn more!
Share your time and impact a life by getting involved with Waypoint. There are plenty of opportunities available to share your skills and fuel your passion! Contact Waypoint's Volunteer Coordinator today!
Through Waypoint's Domestic Violence Victim Services Program, victims are connected with resources that help them flee abusive households and overcome the effects of domestic violence. Counseling, advocacy, and safety planning are just a few of the services offered. All services provided are free and confidential. Last fiscal year, Waypoint served 2,699 victims of domestic violence with the support of community volunteers like you!