Do you want to help survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Los Angeles & West San Gabriel Valley area? Would you like to educate community members about the effects of domestic and sexual violence? Do you like to engage in critical conversations with the community to build knowledge on social justice issues?
Peace Over Violence invites you to come learn about volunteer opportunities in our 24-hour rape and battering hotline and emergency response programs, violence prevention specialist program, and our speakers bureau, Voice Over Violence. During National Volunteer Week (4/7/2019 - 4/13/2019), we will be hosting a Volunteer Outreach Orientation for the community at our Metro Headquarter Office. We will share information on all our Volunteer Programs and we will have current Volunteers share their experiences.
Peace Over Violence encourages caring and compassionate individuals from the diverse communities of Los Angeles County to become trauma-informed volunteers working directly with survivors of sexual and domestic violence, community members, and our professional partners.
Become a trauma informed counselor advocate
Provide direct services to survivors via our 24-hour hotline or respond in person
Help strengthen community partner relationships
Enhanced knowledge on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Child Sexual Abuse, Intimate Partner Stalking, and other topics relating to violence
Become a representative of a nationally recognized organization
Develop skills on community education presentation and tabling events
Learn about social justice issues and engage with community members to build social awareness and educate them in these areas
Give back to communities impacted by violence
Participate in all training sessions, per your volunteer training program
Commitment to one full year of service
Be 18 years of age or older
Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance
Must live in LA County. Prefer community members from Metro LA or West San Gabriel Valley
To RSVP, please fill out this form.
Due to the monolingual populations we serve, bilingual candidates fluent in Spanish and/or American Sign Language are encouraged to attend.
No previous experience is required. Please note: All volunteers through the emergency response volunteer programs will be subject to an LAPD or POV criminal background check.
For information regarding this orientation event, please contact Betti at firstname.lastname@example.org.