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Legal Advocates for Abused Women – Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Law Enforcement Based
Volunteers work with advocates who respond to victims of domestic violence that have reported an incident of abuse to the police

  • Victim Intervention Project (VIP)
  • Domestic Violence Intervention Partnership (DVIP)
  • Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT)

Court Based
Volunteers work with advocates who respond to victim of domestic violence that are working within the municipal and civil court systems.

  • Municipal Court Advocacy Project (MCAP)
  • City Order of Protection Assistance Project (COPA)

Crisis Intervention / Legal Program
Volunteers work with advocates who answer our Crisis Line providing social service referrals, legal information and crisis intervention

  • Crisis Intervention Line
  • Free Legal Representation Program

Legal Advocates for Abused Women has volunteer opportunities within each of its programs. There are also the opportunities for ongoing learning through workshops, in-services and community meetings. You may call the Volunteer Coordinator for further information, an application or to set up an interview.

314-535-5229 or 800-521-1460

A Microsoft Word version of the application may also be downloaded here.

A resume is encouraged and appreciated with the return of an application to:
P.O. Box 15137
St. Louis, MO 63116

Training and Time Requirements
A one-time mandatory 30-hour training session is held three times a year around January, June and September. You will receive comprehensive training to prepare you to work with victims of domestic violence.