Opportunity Details

Make A Difference! State Certified Crisis Intervention Training



Why Take This Training

  • Take this training when you want to give back in one of the most profound ways: being that person who is the bridge to another's healing from interpersonal violence. 
  • Take this training to learn valuable skills in both your professional and personal life from active listening techniques and peer counseling skills; to identifying red flags in relationships; to understanding and dismantling societal and personal biases.  
  • Take this training because you want to change the societal and individual impact of interpersonal violence; soothe effects of trauma; AND how to advocate for survivors most compassionately and effectively.
  • Take this training because you seek to be connected to something greater than yourself. 

Once completed, your will be certified as a peer counselor. You will be able to provide peer counseling/direct client services such as our 24 hour crisis line and in office advocacy.


Step One – Complete Our Volunteer Application

To attend the orientation and training, please complete and submit our volunteer application. Once you submit your application, you will be contacted by Michelle Bancroft, Volunteer Coordinator with additional information about the training.  CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION.


Step Two – Join Us For Orientation! Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 6pm-7pm

We are holding a required orientation where we will discuss the training schedule, the syllabus and topics to be covered, attendance and to answer any questions. The cost of the training is $40 to cover materials. Scholarships are available!


Step Three – Brief Interviews

After the orientation, we will be scheduling brief, virtual interviews for each candidate prior to the training. These interviews will be with Michelle Bancroft (your primary trainer) and Maggie Garcia (your co-trainer and CIT certified volunteer). This will allow you to get to know them and get any further questions answered.


Please note: This training will be held virtually!


Orientation Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 6pm-8pm 

Training Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, September 20 - November 17, 2021 - 6pm-8pm


For more information, click on the Express Interest button below.


Community Beyond Violence Office

960 McCourtney Rd., Suite E

Grass Valley, CA 95949

Website: cbv.org

Domestic Violence, Advocacy & Human Rights

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 1/1/2023
Michelle Bancroft

After expressing interest, the Opportunity Leader will contact you to confirm participation and provide directions for this opportunity.

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