Domestic & Sexual Violence Services Volunteer Orientation

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Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

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Fairfax County’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Services, DSVS, is recruiting volunteers! DSVS volunteers are an integral part of our mission of preventing and ending domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking by fostering a community based on equality and mutual respect through prevention and intervention, community engagement and awareness, policy and advocacy. Volunteers receive extensive training and ongoing support while serving our community. Our volunteers assist with crisis intervention to callers of our 24-hour hotline, provide hospital accompaniment services, court advocacy, facilitate psychoeducational groups, and more. We are currently recruiting volunteers to assist with our hotline, hospital accompaniment, community outreach, and administrative opportunities.

Sign up for one of our upcoming orientations to learn more about how to get involved. If you have any questions, please contact Nadia at Nadia.Hoonan@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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About Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

Location:

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 740, Fairfax, VA 22035, US

Mission Statement

DSVS advances our mission of preventing and ending domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking by fostering a community based on equality and mutual respect through prevention and intervention, community engagement and awareness, policy and advocacy.

Description

Domestic and Sexual Violence Services offers services for Fairfax County Residents whose lives have been affected by domestic and sexual violence. Services include:

  • Counseling services (individual and group) for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
  • Telephone hotline / helpline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide information and support.
  • Support services for individuals and families leaving violent situations.
  • Intervention services for offenders, including those referred by the courts for physical, emotional or verbal abuse as well as those voluntarily seeking services.
  • Community education about healthy relationships, effective communication skills, and how to recognize abusive behaviors.

WHEN

Thu Jan 23, 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM  

WHERE

6500 Landsdowne CirConference RoomAlexandria, VA 22315

(38.74049,-77.16528)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • Data Entry
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One year commitment
  • Volunteers must pass a background check and Child Protective Services Check

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