Domestic Violence Victim Companion


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1000 Blythe BlvdCharlotte, NC 28203


About

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 dvhp@carolinas.org or call 704-446-3999.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Relationship Building
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

N/A

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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