1. Nurse Informational Meeting:
This hour long informational meeting covers the role of an AVA Care nurse and the associated responsibilities. There is no obligation to commit to serving as a nurse at AVA Care by attending this meeting.
Next Meeting Date: TBD. Please RSVP to email@example.com or call 540.434.0685.
2. Volunteer Orientation:
This two hour training is offered several times throughout the year and is designed to give an overview of AVA Care, including our:
- Vision & Mission
- Structure – Staff/Board/Affiliations
- Funding & Events
- Biblical Foundation
- Volunteer Program
The training also provides information on the current culture and how it impacts the services we provide. The highlight of this orientation is the review of an article that gives great insight into the psychological and emotional impact of an unintended pregnancy in the life of a woman.
This training is open to anyone interested in volunteering at AVA Care, and is required for all new volunteers, board members, and church liaisons.
Next Training Date: TBD. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540.434.0685.
3. Client Advocate/Nurse Training:
This two day training, held twice a year, is designed to educate, inspire, and equip volunteers who will directly serve clients. Topics include:
- Who Is She?
- The Crisis Cycle
- Communication & Helping Skills
- Fetal Development
- Abortion Procedures
- Abstinence Discussions
- Evangelism in the Client Room
Training also includes role playing that allows participants to practice skills taught throughout the classroom sessions. We encourage all volunteers to take the training; however, it is required for client advocates and nurses.
Next Training Date: TBD. Client advocates both days, nurses Friday only. Breakfast and lunch are included. Please RSVP to email@example.com or call 540.434.0685.