Casa de la Familia currently partners with 5 divisions of the LAPD as part of the Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART), a specialized unit that partners domestic violence counselor with LAPD officers to provide immediate crisis response and follow-ups to domestic violence survivors and their families.
Our DART program is currently seeking to fulfill intern/volunteer positions available to provide crisis intervention, casa management services, safety planning, shelter placements, court accompaniment, and referrals for counseling to survivors of domestic violence. Program participants are expected to successfully complete a state-certified 40-hour domestic violence counselor training, which is provided at no cost by Casa de la Familia in exchange for volunteering. Hours will be established between the intern/volunteer and the supervisor with consideration to the volunteer’s availability. DART will also work closely with interns to fulfill school requirements, if applicable.
In addition, to the requirements described above, interns/volunteers must:
Be at least 18 years-old Be Bilingual Complete and pass LAPD Background Check Have a valid CA Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and insurance coverage.
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