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Train to Become a Volunteer Victim Advocate with Waypoint

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Jul 10, 2017


Looking to increase your skills while performing meaningful work? Becoming a Domestic Violence Volunteer Advocate enables you to directly assist individuals experiencing controlling, abusive partners. As this type of volunteer, you may support victims:

  • In medical and legal settings
  • Over the phone
  • In individual and group settings

Ideal candidates are non-judgmental, compassionate, encouraging, and empowering. Volunteers must be at least 21-years-old, pass a criminal background check, and complete 32 hours of training.

16 hours of the training is completed online, while 16 hours will be completed in-person with an advocate on Monday, July 10-Thursday, July 13 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. each night at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Online training must be completed prior to July 10.



Get Connected Icon Volunteers should be between the ages of 21 and 120.
Get Connected Icon Register by Jul 7, 2017
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