The Cleveland County Abuse Prevention Council (APC) requires all volunteers applying to work in positions involving direct client contact to complete a 3-hour Volunteer Training Session. Training is conducted by APC staff and volunteers, and covers the following topics:
- Agency history
- Services overview
- Domestic violence
- Sexual assault
- Client-advocate relationships
- Active listening
- Vicarious traumatization
- Professional boundaries
- Confidentiality and legal issues
Volunteer trainings are coordinated on a need bases. Please contact APC in regards to the next training being offered.
Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Donna Sellers, Volunteer Coordinator, at 704-487-9325 ext. 14. To download volunteer application materials, click here.