Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Volunteer Positions


Interested in becoming a volunteer with
Fairfax County Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services?

Complete the Volunteer Interest form

or

Contact us at 703-324-9495


ADAPT Group Facilitator

Description: Co-facilitates an 18-week, certified domestic violence intervention program for perpetrators of domestic violence. Course is taught from the "Core Values Workshop" curriculum with an incorporated substance abuse education unit. Group Facilitators present educational material from the curriculum, review clients' homework and perform other group management responsibilities. Groups meet once a week at a specified location.
Schedule: Tuesdays or Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Alexandria, Annandale, Chantilly, or Reston

Administrative Support Staff

Description: Serves as front desk support at our South County location by greeting and directing visitors. Answers incoming calls. Provides guidance over the phone and face-to-face to people seeking information about services for themselves, family members, or friends. Represents OFWDSVS positively and in accordance with our mission and vision.
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Location: South County, DVAC or Government Center

Hotline Counselor

Description: Provides crisis intervention and supportive counseling for those in domestic and/or sexual violence situations on the 24-hour hotline. Hotline Counselors also provide referrals to medical, legal, shelter and social service support assistance.
Schedule: Volunteers take a regular shift during evening, weekend, or holiday hours
Location: The hotline is forwarded to your home or cell phone; you can receive calls at a convenient location

Hospital Advocate

Description: Advocates respond to the hospital to accompany victims of sexual violence who are receiving a forensic evidence collection exam. Advocates are called to provide emotional support for the victim in a time of crisis and provide referrals and information as needed.
Schedule: Volunteers are expected to take a regular shift on an on-call basis. Volunteers respond to the hospital only if dispatched by OFWDSVS staff.
Location: Advocates respond to Fairfax Hospital


 

There is an urgent need
for volunteers in the following areas:

South County Receptionist

Serves as front desk support at our South County location by greeting and directing visitors. Answers incoming calls. Provides guidance over the phone and face-to-face to people seeking information about services for themselves, family members, or friends. Makes counseling and group referrals to OFWDSVS counselors. Represents OFWDSVS positively and in accordance with our mission and vision.

 

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