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Public Notice: A meeting of the Bedford County Broadband Authority will commence immediately upon the close of the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 7:00 pm on June 25, 2018. Both meetings will be held in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider a resolution regarding PPEA (Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act), and to consideration a resolution regarding the acquisition of the Montvale tower from Mid-Atlantic Broadband.


Public Notice: Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, 2018 has been canceled


Public Meeting Notice: Please be aware at the Bedford County Technical Review Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Ground Floor Training Room of the County Administration Building, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523.

  • This is a regularly scheduled working technical meeting with no public comment or official action taken.
  • More than two members of the Bedford County Planning Commission and the Bedford County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance.

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If you are interested in offering your time and talents to Bedford Domestic Violence Services, we offer many
volunteer opportunities for organizations, civic groups, and church groups to complete special projects such as:
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  • gardening 
  • hosting a birthday party 
  • organizing food, toiletry, or cell phone drives 
  • supporting fundraising events
  • using your group’s individual skills

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We are always looking for volunteers/interns to join our staff. In order to become a volunteer/intern you must first fill out an application and submit it to our program. Someone from our program will contact you. The training process is more extensive depending on the level of interaction with clients.

 

Level Work
Hours of Training Required
Example Responsibilities
 1  Not expected to have direct client contact  4  administrative/office work, donation management, general office housekeeping, organizing fundraisers
 2  Expected to have minimal client contact  20  
public awareness volunteers, child care providers, children’s activities
 3  Direct client services  32  
answering hotline calls, shelter support, support group facilitators, court
accompaniment.
 
The following topics are covered in the Bedford Domestic Violence Services Training Program: 
  • History, philosophy, and structure of Bedford Domestic Violence Services
  • History of the Battered Women’s Movement Apply Online Button

  • Program’s policies and procedures
  • Definition and dynamics of domestic violence
  • Empowerment, advocacy, communication, and crisis intervention skills
 
Community Resources:
Legal information regarding domestic violence
General ethical standards related to human services

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For more information on volunteering please contact us at 540-587-0970 or e-mail at BDVS@co.bedford.va.us