W.O.M.A.N., Inc. (Women Organized to Make Abuse Non-Existent)
Domestic Violence Counselor
Company: W.O.M.A.N., Inc. (Women Organized to Make Abuse Non-Existent)
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Location: 26 Boardman Place San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94110
Project Details


Are you interested in supporting people impacted by domestic violence? Do you want to join a community committed to racial, social and economic justice? Volunteers are the backbone of our agency. We attribute our strong foundation to the support provided by volunteers and to their dedication to supporting survivors of domestic violence. We are deeply committed to our volunteers and experience great joy in providing personal and professional growth opportunities for them.


The following are our general requirements for volunteer applicants:

  • Must be 18 or over
  • W.O.M.A.N., Inc. offers the required 40-hour training on domestic violence for applicants interested in providing support and education. Our updated 40-hour training is a hybrid learning experience that combines the use of online modules and in-person activities.
  • All applicants are required to read our Cultural Praxis, click HERE to review document.
  • We ask all Survivor Support volunteers to commit to at least four hours of service every week for a year.
  • Training participants and volunteers must have access to the internet during training and their support line shifts. If this poses an issue, please contact Alicia ( alicia@womaninc.org).
  • Folks strongly encouraged to apply if you are:

  • Bi-lingual, bi-cultural Spanish speaking strongly encouraged to apply!
  • A survivor of domestic violence or a past program participant
  • An immigrant
  • A person of color
  • A member of LGBTQ communities
  • 40 or over
  • Marginally housed, or formerly homeless
  • Formerly incarcerated
  • Next Steps:

  • If you are interested in applying, please fill out our volunteer application which is available on our website at www.womaninc.org/volunteer.
  • After reviewing your application, staff will get in touch during the next recruitment cycle (recruitment cycle dates noted on volunteer application)
  • Applicants will be invited to participate in an interview pending thoroughness of application (including review of Cultural Praxis).
  • We have volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

    Survivor Support:

    * 24 hour Support Line

    * Latinx Program

    * Language Support Advocate

    Application available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WIvolunteer_application

    For more information, please send an email to alicia@womaninc.org

    General requirements


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours of training
  • At least one, 4 hour shift per week
  • Category
    Crisis Support
    Race & Ethnicity