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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!

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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, and resume to careers@wtlc.org.

 

Prevention Advocate Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Advancement and Communication, the Prevention Advocate is responsible for the assessment, planning, facilitating, coordinating, and implementing of WTLC’s prevention program addressing toxic masculinity. This program will serve communities at or below the poverty line and provide programming based off of A Call to Men for coaches and Family Resource Centers, as well as bystander programming for youth.

 

Community Advocate Job Description

Community Advocate position is responsible for the assessment, planning, facilitating, coordinating care, and advocating for services and resources to meet the needs of individuals and families affected by domestic violence and human trafficking. Utilizing a strength-based, survivor-driven, and trauma-informed care approach, the Community Advocate will support participants to obtain the resources they need to minimize the risk of future abuse.

 

Human Trafficking Specialist Job Description

Human Trafficking Advocate is responsible for assisting in the development and coordination of the Human Trafficking program. The Advocate is responsible for coordinating the WTLC human trafficking taskforce, advocacy and outreach to survivors of human trafficking, community members, and establishing partnerships, as well as education and awareness on human trafficking throughout the community. Utilizing a strength-based, survivor-driven, and trauma-informed care approach, the Advocate will support participants to obtain the resources they need to minimize the risk of future abuse

 

Elder Abuse Specialist Job Description

Elder Abuse (EA) Specialist is responsible for assisting in the development and coordination of the Elder and Dependent Adult Victims program. The EA Specialist is responsible for coordinating a multidisciplinary response team, advocacy, case management, outreach, and education for elder and dependent adult abuse throughout the community. Utilizing a trauma informed care approach, the EA Specialist is responsible for managing assigned caseloads, assessing participants’ needs, developing, implementing, and reviewing service plans, and working with other community resources in meeting participants’ service needs.

 

Development Manager  Job Description

Development Manager assists in the development of goals and strategies for all fund development campaigns; plans and implements special events to maximize investor engagement; develops and maintains a prospect portfolio to optimize fund development opportunities; and ensures that milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. This position has the potential to offer candidates further growth and leadership opportunities.

 

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

Emergency Hotline Volunteer 

Is responsible for connecting community residents with WTLC’s services as well as networking with schools, businesses, faith-based communities, and service providers to provide trainings and presentations. 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.

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.

Community Ambassador

WTLC is looking for individuals in the community who are dedicated to ending the cycle of violence and exploitation. Become a Community Ambassador to help WTLC maximize our reach and increase awareness in our community. Get involved by attending community resource fairs and other outreach events as a WTLC representative and help promote WTLC programs within your community network and on social media. WTLC will provide you with a 2.5 hour training that gives you the tools and knowledge to be a successful Community Ambassador.If you are interested in becoming a WTLC Community Ambassador, please email  info@wtlc.org for more information.

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.

Board Membership Opportunities

To learn more about board of directors opportunities, contact our Chief Executive Officer, Mark Lee, at 714-992-1939 x 105 or MLee@wtlc.org.

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 Chief Executive Officer, Mark Lee, at 714-992-1939 x 105 or MLee@wtlc.org.

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. Complete volunteer application
  3. All volunteers will need to complete an interview, background check, and TB Test
  4. All direct services volunteers must complete the 40 hour domestic violence certification training.