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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!

Required Qualifications

  • 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.
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