Public Notice: The Chairman of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors has called a Special Meeting for Friday, the 21st day of December 2018 commencing at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the County Administration Building located at 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia 24523.
The purpose of the meeting is to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 (A)(1) as to the discussion, consideration, or interviews of prospective candidates for employment; assignment, appointment, promotion, performance, demotion, salaries, disciplining, or resignation of specific public officers, appointees, or employees of any public body; specifically, to discuss the County Administrator position; and to take action in open session, if necessary.
Bedford County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2018 has been cancelled
Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting for Wednesday, December 26, 2018 has been cancelled
The three public hearings as to zoning and subdivision text amendments, originally scheduled for Mon Dec 10 will be heard at the Board's next regularly scheduled meeting which will be on Monday, Jan 14th at 7:00pm.
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.
Hours of Training Required
Not expected to have direct client contact
administrative/office work, donation management, general office housekeeping, organizing fundraisers
Expected to have minimal client contact
public awareness volunteers, child care providers, children’s activities
Direct client services
answering hotline calls, shelter support, support group facilitators, court
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
Program’s policies and procedures
Definition and dynamics of domestic violence
Empowerment, advocacy, communication, and crisis intervention skills
Legal information regarding domestic violence
General ethical standards related to human services