Domestic Violence Services' volunteer training class starts April 16

EVERETT — Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County will present a five-week, 20-hour community education and volunteer training class from April 16 through May 14 in downtown Everett.

Class will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. This class is provided free of charge to volunteers willing to commit 10 hours of volunteer time within a six-month period for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County.

Class topics will include an overview and history of domestic violence, the effects of domestic violence on children, "In Her Shoes," the roles that drugs and alcohol can play in domestic violence, safety planning, sexual assault, legal advocacy, diversity, and volunteer opportunities at Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County.

Light snacks and break times will be provided. For more information, contact Sharon Lee by phone at 425-259-2827, ext. 24, or via email at

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is dedicated to ending domestic abuse by providing a wide range of services for victims, and by facilitating social change.

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