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Train to Be A Domestic Violence Victim Advocate

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Waypoint Services

  • 40 people are interested

Each year, Waypoint serves over 2,600 victims/survivors of domestic violence with support and advocacy. Waypoint is in need of volunteer victim advocates to assist with answering the 24/7 Resource & Support Line, supporting victims in criminal and civil court proceedings, and providing emergency advocacy at area hospitals for victims of domestic violence. Additional support options are available, depending on interest and skill level. Volunteers are required to attend a free, 32-hour training that will be provided by Waypoint (20 online and 12 hours in-person). Attendance at all sessions is required prior to volunteering. Quarterly training dates are offered.

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About Waypoint Services

Location:

318 5th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, US

Mission Statement

To strengthen and empower individuals who are homeless, living in poverty, or victims of domestic violence; and give children access to gaining the essential skills vital to reaching their full potential through quality child care.

Description

Aiding individuals experiencing crisis due to homelessness, poverty, or domestic violence, Waypoint serves as a vital community resource. Throughout its 121-year history, Waypoint has dedicated itself to providing human services that meet the ever-evolving needs of area women, children, and families.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

318 5th St. S.ECedar Rapids, IA 52401

SKILLS

  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 32 hour mandatory training

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