The Fairfax County Council to End Domestic Violence (CEDV) is seeking three volunteer leadership positions: a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson, and a Community Leader and Organizer to serve a three (3) year term. Please scroll down to find the description of each volunteer position.
The mission of the CEDV is to unite senior-level public officials and community leaders; to advise the Board of Supervisors on a range of domestic violence policy, legislative, and program issues; and to guide the development of a coordinated and collaborative community response to domestic violence in Fairfax County. Learn more about the Council.
The 50-member council is comprised of nonprofit leaders, elected officials, leaders of county public safety, public schools, judiciary, human service agencies, and community members representing the faith community, the survivor community, the immigrant community, the LGBTQ+ community, and local universities.
The Goals of the CEDV are to:
- Engage the community in a collective response to the prevention and intervention of domestic violence
- Support victim safety and autonomy
- Promote accountability and an opportunity for those who use violence to eliminate violent behavior in all forms
- Increase coordination and consistency of system and community interventions and service provision
- Advise the Board of Supervisors on policy and legislative priorities for improving the county's response to domestic violence