Due to the sensitive nature of the work we do, HAWC requires most* volunteers and staff to undertake 27 hours of training facilitated by our program staff.
In this comprehensive training, you will learn about:
- Privilege and oppression, and how it contributes to domestic violence
- The different types of abuse
- Screening tools
- Legislation related to domestic violence
- How to interact with clients
Training is offered three times a year, in February, May/June and September. Fill out an application today, and start the process of becoming a volunteer!
Our next training is scheduled for the following days in times in Salem, Mass:
September 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19
5:30 – 8:45 pm
Saturday, September 9
10 am – 4 pm
*Depending on the nature of the volunteer role, some may be required to participate in the first five sessions of training only.