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24-Hour Helplines

Domestic Violence: (209) 465-4878
Sexual Assault: (209) 465-4997
Youth/Human Trafficking: (209) 948-1911


Women’s Center–Youth & Family Services offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for community members, depending on their experience, interests, and availability. If you are interested in volunteering, please call (209) 941-2611 to learn more. 

General Volunteer Application


Victim Assistance Training (VAT)

September 16, 2019 – October 10, 2019
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Orientation will be on September 13, 2019.

Now Accepting Applications! Deadline to apply is Friday, September 6, 2019.

Women’s Center–Youth & Family Services normally offers the Victim Assistance Training (VAT) course twice per year. This is a 67.5 hour state certified training for issues surrounding domestic violence, sexual assault and youth homelessness. Our volunteers assist in providing support, assistance and resources to survivors and/or significant others.  All services are offered to men, women and children in English, Spanish and a variety of other languages.  Both male and bilingual volunteers are encouraged to apply as well for this training in order to help us better meet the needs of our diverse community and clients. Successful completion of VAT is required before volunteers are permitted to work directly with clients. All training sessions must be attended for certification and volunteering.

Submit your application by mail or you can also email it to Nicole Haehn, Volunteer Coordinator at with the subject line: VAT Application.

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