Volunteers with our crisis line help domestic violence victims take their first steps towards a safer and more secure future. We receive approximately 2,000 calls a year and have assisted with making sure domestic violence victims receive the information, intervention, referrals, and advocacy they need.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Answer calls on our Crisis Line
Give callers information on domestic violence and our services
Refer callers to appropriate community services if needed
Document each call on Salesforce
Collaborate with staff on safety planning and deescalation
Complete an Application and short interview
Must be 18 years of age
At least 20 hours of training (10 online and 10 in-person)
Must complete a background check (paid by volunteer)
At the moment, our volunteers only answer the Crisis Line during regular business hours (M-F 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM). Shifts normally last anywhere between one and two hours. We'd love volunteers that can commit up to 4 hours a month for this position. If you are interested or have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me.
The Crisis Center exists to end domestic violence through advocacy, education, and prevention; while helping communities live free of violence.
Advocacy: The Crisis Center tirelessly advocates for our clients and community as it relates to ending violence.
Empowerment: The Crisis Center seeks every opportunity to ensure our clients have the inner strength to be sustainable.
Prevention/Intervention: The Crisis Center seeks to establish and provide useful resources to mitigate all of the circumstances that lead to violent outcomes.
Service/Education: The Crisis Center offers a wide variety of programs, events and ways to learn how to end the cycle of violence.
All services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis regardless of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. We serve persons from all ethnic, cultural and economic groups, of all ages and lifestyles. Our current policy prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program.
Our Inclusiveness Initiative distinguishes the Crisis Center as a leader in supporting underserved populations of violence victims including teens, the elderly, people of color, mono-lingual individuals, those living in rural areas, those who identify as LGBTQ and males.
We'll work with your schedule.
Confidential LocationLittleton, CO80163
August 31, 2020
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
20 hours of training before starting position. Commit to 4 hours a month.