Abuse / Domestic Violence

Court Partnership

The Courts are the best way to ensure legal safety for women and children in danger of domestic violence. Volunteers from Genesis Women's Shelter and Support and other local Domestic Violence shelters help to monitor the Protective Court proceedings.
Dec 18, 2017
3.5 Hours
10 Needed
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Diana Daniel
  • Elizabeth Wash
  • Grant McSwain
  • Jennifer Davis
  • Laurie Kane
  • Rubyann Molina-Garcia
  • Shelby Mashigian
  • chris lowe
  • ruben sixtos

More Details

** You must complete our Online Application & background check form** please visit our website www.genesisshelter.org  look under Volunteer, become a volunteer and in section 3 you will find our online application and background check form.

 

The Courts are the best way to ensure legal safety for women and children in danger of domestic violence. Volunteers from Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support and other local Domestic Violence shelters help to monitor the proceedings in the protective order court for Dallas County. As a Court Partnership Volunteer, you will be collecting data during protective order court hearings. Our volunteers are the backbone of this program and are the forefront for making sure the community has a voice within the court systems. Volunteers with flexible daytime schedules needed here! 

 

Objectively monitor the judicial process and record the information for analysis.

Formulate recommendations for improvement to be implemented either by the court or at a community level.


Gather the information documented in court by the volunteers; analyze and publish the results as feedback to the judges, legislators, and general public.


Promote coordination in domestic violence intervention.


Identify strengths and weaknesses within the court systems. Document the effectiveness of judicial intervention.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Recording data on form provided

Sitting in protective order court cases

 

Reports To:

Chandra Adkins cadkins@genesisshelter.org

 

 

Time Commitment:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 am-11 am; 12:30 pm-3:00 pm

Self-Scheduled

 

Dress Code:

Business Casual – courtrooms get chilly so bring a sweater

Min. age 18

 

 Parking

Cash only you have two locations that are conveniently located to the facility.

·        Outside Parking “Court Parking”
111 West Commerce Street 
Dallas Texas 75202

Or

·        Indoor parking “Frank Crowley Courts Building”

133 Riverfront Blvd.

Dallas, Texas  75202

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