Commission on Assaults Against Women
Los Angeles Office:
605 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 955-9093 Fax
764 East Walnut St. Suite 201
Pasadena, CA 91101
Contact person: Patti
Occhiuzzo Giggans, Executive Director
E-mail contact persons: email@example.com
Contact hours: Monday thru
Friday 9am to 5pm.
Agency URL (web address): http://www.lacaaw.org
Services or activities: Counseling
for victims of domestic violence. Volunteers will take phone calls
in their home from domestic violence hotline.
Ages and ethnicity of those served: Women
and girls ages 12 and up of all ethnicities.
Length of minimum commitment: 1
year commitment required.
Hours per week: 4 hours, weekends
and evenings available.
Formal training program: Formal
training of 65 hours is available twice a year and includes orientation.
Personal qualities of volunteers: Open,
but must have an interest in aiding abused women.
Required skills/qualities: None,
training will provide necessary skills.
Additional requirements: None.
Direct supervision: Supervision
over the phone weekly with once a month in-service meeting.
Supervision entails: Phone
contact weekly and once a month in-service meetings to discuss any
Additional comments: Student
will answer hotline for one four hour shift each week from home.