Community Education

New Horizons holds formal volunteer and intern trainings three times a year in January, May and September. If you are interested in working with a great team while providing empowering life skills to persons who have been effected by abuse in their lives, we invite you to join us!

Due to COVID-19, we are providing Advocacy Trainings VIRTUALLY.

You will be provided with the following knowledge:

  • Structure and history of our organization
  • An introduction to the dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse and human trafficking
  • Our various programs and services
  • Different types of abuse and the “red flags”
  • How to provide and maintain supportive and non-judgmental advocacy
  • The important role of volunteers and interns
  • Guidelines for volunteers and interns
  • Our policies and procedures
  • How to maintain boundaries and work with confidential information
  • How victims handle their life experiences
  • The effects of domestic abuse on all classes, cultures, races, and social structures
  • Hands on experience (provided through role play)