There are so many ways to support our mission, and you are part of the solution.

Raise Your Hand. Become a Volunteer.
Raise Your Hand. Become a Volunteer!Whether volunteers are making hospital runs, monitoring court proceedings, tutoring school children or organizing our storage closets, they are at the heart of The Center’s mission and services.

  • Increasing awareness and knowledge
  • Donating time and energy
  • Having an impact on the community
  • Learning something new
  • Being part of a team effort
  • Making a difference, one person at a time

Call (502) 581-7276 or click here to send a note requesting more information.
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SEPTEMBER 2013 VOLUNTEER TRAINING SCHEDULE

Snacks will be provided but you should bring your own lunch. There are refrigerators and microwaves available. Please give 48 hours notice if you will not be able to attend a training. Sign-up sheets will be provided, and it’s very important that you sign in each time! Call (502) 581-7276 to sign up.
Click here for a printable version of the schedule.

TRAINING SESSIONS
:: Wednesday, September 4: 5:30-7:00pm at 927 S. 2nd Street

5:30pm Orientation to CWF
6:15pm Introduction to Green Dot

:: Saturday, September 7: 8:30am-4:00pm at 927 S. 2nd Street
8:30am Overview of domestic violence and The Center’s services
12:00pm Lunch
12:30pm Overview of sexual assault

:: Saturday, September 14: 8:30 am- 4:00pm  at 927 S. 2nd Street
8:30am Legal advocacy
10:00am Cultural competency
12:00pm Lunch
12:30pm Effects of domestic violence and sexual assault on children

:: Wednesday, September 18: 5:30pm- 9:00pm at 927 S. 2nd Street
5:30pm Marta Miranda, President /CEO
6:15pm HIPPA/Professional boundaries

:: Saturday, September 21: 9:00am-12:30pm at 927 S. 2nd Street
9:00am Survivor’s panel, vicarious trauma, self-care

BREAKOUT SESSIONS**
:: Monday, September 23: 5:30-7:30pm at 927 S. Second
Children’s advocacy

:: Tuesday, September 24: 5:30-7:30pm at 927 S. Second
Community outreach

:: Wednesday, September 25: 5:30-9:00pm at University of Louisville Hospital ER
Hospital advocacy

:: TBD at Family Court
Legal advocacy

*Denotes mandatory portion of training
**You must complete 2 of the 4 breakout sessions
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Learn more about becoming a volunteer:
Volunteer Brochure
Volunteer Application Form
Volunteers must be at least 15 years old to provide childcare, and 18 years old with high school diploma or equivalent to volunteer for administrative activities or direct client services. All volunteers must complete a volunteer application, agree to reference and background checks, sign a pledge of confidentiality, be interviewed and complete required training and orientation in appropriate area of service.
Volunteer Code of Ethics
Release of Criminal Records
A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

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