BEND, Ore. -

Saving Grace will hold its semi-annual volunteer training over the course of three weeks starting Saturday, April 5, through Thursday, April 24.

The 40-hour training, which will be held over a series of Tuesday and Thursday evenings and three Saturdays (excepting one Monday), will prepare volunteers to work directly with the individuals Saving Grace serves.  The training fee is $75 to those willing to make a volunteer commitment of one year (scholarships available).

After the training, volunteers will be able help with a variety of services including; answering hotline calls, assisting shelter residents, facilitating support groups, working with children, and assisting with restraining orders. Saving Grace has a particular need for hotline.

The mission of Saving Grace is to provide comprehensive family violence and sexual assault services and promote the value of living life free from violence.  For more information or to register for this training, please call Christina at 541-815-2976 or e-mail christina@saving-grace.org.