Womanspace, Inc., a leading nonprofit agency that provides services to people impacted by domestic and sexual violence, is currently accepting volunteer applications for the Domestic and Sexual Assault Victim Response Teams. The fall training will be held in September. Applications will be accepted until Aug. 1.

The 80-hour program will feature specialized training on topics such as the law, sensitivity to the needs of victims and their children and how to provide swift, safe and appropriate responses at a very critical time for families.

Womanspace will accept applications from prospective volunteers who meet the following minimum requirements: 18 years of age; possess a valid driver’s license and available transportation; no criminal history (applicants must submit information for a background check and interview); attend mandatory training and attend monthly meetings; ability to communicate well with others and be sensitive to victims’ feelings; bilingual individuals and persons fluent in American Sign Language are encouraged to participate.

For more information, contact Heidi Mueller, Domestic Violence Victim Response Team coordinator, at 609-392-0316 or dvvrt@womanspace.org or Alison Daks, Sexual Assault Support Services coordinator at sass@womanspace.org.

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