Abigail’s Arms

VOLUNTEER

Setting the Standard

Can you imagine a next door neighbor, family member or friend who’s only thought is how to stay away from another angry fist or another face-shattering slap?

Our agency leads the charge of raising awareness regarding domestic violence. Help us by becoming an advocate for Abigail’s Arms.

For details call us at 940.665.CURE (2873) or email info@abigailsarms.org

WE NEED YOU!!!

In Service,
Kim Cook, Executive Director

Volunteer Program Training Details

Agents of Change

  • Learn about Abigail’s Arms’ programs and services
  • Get overview on family violence, child abuse, sexual assault and other victimizations
  • Hear Cooke County’s startling victim statistics
  • 7 hour training, lunch provided
  • Volunteer in various areas like community fairs and booths, work-from-home projects, meal or food preparation for agency events and other customized opportunities

Basic training (7 hours)

Our one day “Agents of Change” training is the first step in volunteering. Agents of Change is a basic over all view of what we do and how. Basic volunteer forms will be completed at the training allowing us to document your volunteer time for our grants and funding reports.

With this training you can work out in the community and assist with booths, fairs, civic events…and so many other ways.

Advocate

  • Certified by the Office of Attorney General
  • Work directly with victims of violent crime ∙ Gain in-depth knowledge on family violence, child abuse, sexual assault and other victimizations
  • Hear from leaders in our community like Law Enforcement, Sexual Assault Nurses & Counselors
  • Volunteer in various areas like responding to crisis calls, receptionist, mentoring, tutoring, pet therapy and others

Agents of Change (7 hours) + Advocate training (26 classroom hours) + At home study (8 hours)
This section completes our OAG Certification course. Upon completion we certify that you have had 40 hours of training in advocacy. Prior to class a Volunteer Application must be completed and on file with our office.

This certification allows you to work directly with clients, anything from assisting with a class or support group to working the front desk or being a Life Coach. Many opportunities to help.