Mentorship is a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person.
her VOICE is dedicated to providing support and empowerment for survivors of Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence by matching recent survivors with women who have been recovering from their abusive relationship for a longer period of time. The mentorship relationship would require a 1 year commitment for both mentors and mentees. Matches would be made based on several criteria to create the best fit. Match support will be provided by her VOICE.
A woman who meets the following qualifications could become a mentor in her VOICE:
Be at least 21 years of age
Have experienced an abusive relationship with a partner that was either verbally, physically, sexually, or emotionally abusive at some point in your life
Received treatment for this abuse
Have been separated from the abusive relationship and in recovery for 2 years or more
Be willing to commit to a 1 year mentorship relationship with a recent survivor mentee
Be willing to commit to completing her VOICE mentor orientation and training program
Successfully complete enrollment process including assessments, background check, recommendations/referrals.