Quick Escape
Get Involved - WTLC: Ending the Cycle of Violence and Exploitation
15609
page,page-id-15609,page-template-default,give-donation-history,give-page,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,side_area_uncovered_from_content,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-7.9,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.7.4,vc_responsive
 

Get Involved

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

At WTLC, we are always looking for talented individuals who are committed to ending the cycle of violence. Each day, we work together to meet the needs of survivors, prevent future violence through education and advocacy, and end the cycle of violence!

Employment Opportunities

WTLC has exciting employment opportunities for individuals who are looking to work in a fast-paced, high-energy and passionate environment. If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter, resume and pre-screen questions to info@wtlc.org.

Director of Housing and Shelter Services – Job Description; Pre-Screen Questionnaire

Provides oversight and development of the Bridge Housing Program by engaging landlords and property management companies in identifying and securing units for permanent housing placement.

 

Human Trafficking Program Manager – Job Description; Pre-Screen Questionnaire

Provides oversight and development of the Human Trafficking Assistance program, participates in collaborative community efforts and events, and provides training and presentations in the community.

 

LCSW Clinical Advocate SupervisorPre-Screen Questionnaire

Provides comprehensive assessment and therapeutic interventions for individuals and families affected by domestic violence and exploitation; also oversees interns working within programs.

 

Housing Navigator – Job Description; Pre-Screen Questionnaire

Provides direct services by linking survivors to available units and supporting their housing transition and stabilization plan.

 

Advocate – Job DescriptionPre-Screen Questionnaire

Meets the needs of individuals and families affected by domestic violence and exploitation through assessment, planning, care coordination, and advocating for services and resources.

 

Relief Advocate – Volunteer Position

Responds to callers on the 24/7 hotline, as well as provides emergency telephonic response to residents of Orange and surrounding counties.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are an integral part of supporting survivors and assisting to end violence and exploitation as we honor, empower, and restart lives of individuals and families. For information on volunteering, please contact us at info@wtlc.org or 714-992-1939×100

Administrative and Facility Volunteer

4 hour shift, once per week
Answer and direct all phone calls; Accept and process in-kind donations; Complete projects assigned by professional staff;Facilities maintenance projects

Internships

Undergraduate Internships: Students volunteer in the emergency shelter to support the 24 hour hotline, case management team, and the organization by developing skills in working with clients and administration. Opportunities are also available to work with the community education and advocacy programs providing support at local trainings, community events, and in a variety of other settings. Within the children’s program, students support child development activities, behavior modification, and general children and youth services.

Graduate Internships: WTLC works with local universities to provide interns and trainees the opportunity to learn on the job. Typically these are Masters of Social Work, Psychology, Human Services students. Ask your school administration if we are partners. Students provide individual, family and group counseling services.

 

Interns are required to attend the 40 Hour Hotline Training Program. Training is offered in March and August. Click here for training dates and registration information.

Children’s Program Volunteer

Weekly shifts supporting the child development activities and teen programs of WTLC. Required to attend the 40 Hour Hotline Training Program. Training is offered in March and August. Click here for training dates and registration information.

Board Membership Opportunities

To learn more about board of directors opportunities, contact our Executive Director, Gigi Tsontos at gtsontso@wtlc.org or 714-992-1939×106

Emergency Hotline

Our program asks for a commitment of five hours per week to answer hotline calls and document those calls. Required to attend the 40 Hour Hotline Training Program. Training is offered in March and August. Click here for training dates and registration information.

Pro Bono Legal Services

WTLC’s Legal Advocacy program greatly benefits from the pro bono services provided by attorneys. WTLC will provide introductory trainings for attorneys interested in volunteering, but are not familiar with domestic violence. Please contact our Executive Director, Gigi Tsontos at gtsontso@wtlc.org or 714-992-1939×106 for more information.

Special Events and Community Events

WTLC hosts an annual fundraiser and is always looking for volunteers to support those events by working with the task forces to assist. The Community Education and Advocacy team attends several street fairs, health fairs, community events for tabling and volunteers are able to support those events along with staff members. Event times and locations vary but are often on the weekends.

Become a volunteer:

  1. All volunteers must be 18
  2. Commitment of at least one year required
  3. Complete volunteer application
  4. All volunteers will need to complete an interview, background check, and TB Test
  5. All direct services volunteers must complete the 40 hour domestic violence certification training.