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Domestic Violence Center
 
23780 Newhall Ave Suite 202, Newhall, CA 91321
 
Organization Description – We provide shelter and aid to victims of violence.  Our mission is intervention, prevention, and education.  We help victims overcome their situations, while providing community outreach to spread awareness, education, and prevention of various forms of domestic violence. 
Volunteer Opportunities – The Domestic Violence Center (DVC) has several opportunities for Service-Learning Students:
  • Evening child care, Fundraising events, Office support
  • Train and facilitate clients in the Active Parenting Now curriculum
  • Work with local nonprofits and businesses to disseminate the DVC information for community education
  • Organize and promote local donation drives in the community
Hours of Operation – Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Volunteer Hours Required – 2-5 per week
Volunteer Hours – Please check with staff at the Domestic Violence Center
Contact Person – Linda Davies, Director
Telephone Number – 661.259-8175 (Please contact by phone and ask for Linda)
Website – www.dvc-scv.com
Additional Comments – Please call for an appointment to interview with the staff; bring resume and references.  Background checks are also required for all volunteers (cost $20).  Live scan fingerprints required if working with children (cost $55).
          This organization offers a 40 Hour Training twice yearly, during the Spring and the Summer.  Volunteers cannot work directly with clients unless they have taken the training.  Opportunities for volunteers without the training are: office work, childcare, fundraising events, etc.