Domestic Violence knows no bounds…it impacts people of all race, ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic background, gender, sexual orientation and age…that’s something Jackie List knows all too well. As the Executive Director of the Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley which has been helping survivors of domestic violence for 36 years.
Safe Shelter provides direct services to individuals affected by domestic violence in northern Boulder County and southern Weld County, including Longmont, where over 41% of Boulder County’s entire reported domestic violence incidents, occur. We are assist victims become survivors through comprehensive, strengths-based programming. All programs are offered in both English and Spanish and are free of charge.
Between September 9th through the 25th, Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley will be holding its volunteer training and community education series.
The training consists of two parts – interactive classroom training and hands-on training. Approximately 30 hours of classroom will deepen participants’ understanding of a broad range of domestic violence related issues. Hands-on training, which takes 4 – 8 hours, allows the volunteer to works in their position with supportive supervision.