Teach a Life Skills Class
Our Life Skills Program gives community volunteers an opportunity to teach our clients something new! The primary goal is to empower clients with a new "tool" or therapeutic outlet that will set them up for success!
- One year or more of personal/professional, paid/unpaid experience in one or more of the following essential life skills:
- Employment, education, money management, time management, meal planning, parenting, networking, transportation, health and self-care, housing, self-management, negotiation/conflict management, daily living, healthy relationships, communication, decision making, stress management, relaxation techniques, problem solving and interpersonal skills
- Interest in, and a commitment to continuous learning about domestic violence and the needs of survivors.
- Ability to empower survivors by providing emotional support, resources, tools and options based on what the individual is requesting, avoiding words and actions based on personal perspectives, judgements and bias.
- Ability to be non-judgemental, open, honest and calm, and maintain professional boundaries.
Training & Other Requirements
- Completion of volunteer orientation and online training (20 hours total).
- Clearance on a background check, including FBI fingerprinting.
- Completion of all policies and procedures documentation.