Domestic Violence Victim Companion


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Campus of CMC-Main1000 Blythe Blvd.Charlotte, NC 28202


The Domestic Violence Healthcare Project (DVHP) is seeking volunteers to be trained as victim companions. Based at Carolinas Medical Center, (DVHP) provides 24-hour advocacy services to victims of intimate partner violence, in person at CMC-Main and by phone to all other Carolinas HealthCare System facilities.
Volunteers provide a comprehensive and caring response, which includes providing supportive services and safety planning based on short-term needs and long-term goals. DVHP volunteer companions provide services on nights, weekends and holidays during 12-hour on-call shifts. DVHP is accepting applications for all shifts.

2017 Training Dates are below. To be eligible to volunteer you must complete one training series.

Training 1

Tuesday, 1/17 5:30p-7:00p - Orientation

Saturday, 1/28 9a-4p - 1st Day of Training

Saturday, 2/4 9a-4p - 2nd Day of Training

*All 3 training dates are required.

Training 2

Tuesday, 4/11 5:30p-7:00p - Orientation

Saturday, 4/22 9a-4p - 1st Day of Training

Saturday, 4/29 9a-4p - 2nd Day of Training

*All 3 training dates are required.

Training 3

Tuesday, 7/11 5:30p-7:00p - Orientation

Saturday, 7/22 9a-4p - 1st Day of Training

Saturday, 7/29 9a-4p - 2nd Day of Training

*All training dates are required.

If interested, please email or call 704-446-3999.


  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 12 hour shifts per month

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