Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Erica Meurk

1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I first got involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in July 2014, when I attended the 40-hour training in working with domestic violence survivors co-hosted by W.O.M.A.N., Inc. and The Riley Center. I had been looking to gain experience as a phone-line counselor as a way to determine … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Erica Meurk

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Monica Gonzalez

1) When did you start volunteering with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? November 2014 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? I did some volunteer work in the past for domestic violence shelters and have been wanting to volunteer again within the domestic violence realm. 3) What kind of opportunities have you been involved with here? I … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Monica Gonzalez

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: The Outreach Boos

Annie Fisher 1.) What was your favorite outreach event in the past year? In February, Jaymie Frazier and I (Outreach Boos!) hosted the Community Education Series: Teen Dating Ins and Outs, at the SF Public Library. We were beyond thrilled to host nine (9) teenagers for the training who were filled with thoughtful questions and … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: The Outreach Boos

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Alice Yom

1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I first learned about WOMAN Inc. from someone who was in an abusive relationship and found it to be a helpful resource. I myself was in the process of seeking information to help me through my personal experience with domestic violence in a former relationship. … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Alice Yom

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Aida Hurtado

1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I submitted my application to become a crisis line volunteer in Fall 2014. Shortly there after I began the 40 hour training and began my first crisis line shift in December. 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence work? Unfortunately, there are way too many … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Aida Hurtado

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Kelsey Wiedenhoefer

1) When did you first get involved with W.O.M.A.N., Inc.? I first got involved with WOMAN Inc. in December of 2013 as a volunteer. I then decided to take the Domestic Violence Crisis line training in February of 2014, and have been volunteering for the Crisis Line since then. 2) What inspired you to do anti-violence … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Kelsey Wiedenhoefer