at Victoria Women’s Transition House Society Community Office
Next Basic Volunteer Sessions:
We will be starting volunteer training on Monday evenings 6:30-9:30 starting the 24th of September.
The in-house and office volunteer training is 5 sessions.
The crisis line continues to mid Dec and 2 sessions in January.
We don’t meet on the stat holidays. Prospective volunteers are encouraged to apply early as this training fills up fast.
There will be additional trainings offered for in-house and community office volunteers this fall – date and times to be determined by the numbers and availability of applicants, so we continuously accept that volunteer applications for these roles.
BASIC VOLUNTEER TRAINING:
Basic Training is a 4 session program that provides an overview of the issue of abuse, a history of VWTH and its philosophy, the impact of abuse on Children + Shelter Tour. These will be held in February, May/June, August, September.
Note: Additional trainings may be scheduled depending on numbers of applicants.
This is an additional session scheduled at the end of basic training. It prepares volunteers for volunteering at the shelter and includes safety, boundaries, shelter rules, preparation for working with children. Shadow shifts are scheduled. These are scheduled after each basic training.
CRISIS LINE VOLUNTEER TRAINING:
Please note: Crisis line applicants MUST have Basic training before beginning crisis line training, scheduled for Monday evenings beginning in October.
For further information please contact:
Dianne de Champlain
Volunteer Program Coordinator
Victoria Women’s Transition House Society
#100 – 3060 Cedar Hill Road
Victoria, BC V8T 3J5
250-592-2927 ext. 222