On July 2, 2019 at 9:00 am, two or more members of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance at the opening of the new Thaxton Convenience Site, 1191 Thaxton School Road, Thaxton, VA.
Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Town Relations Ad Hoc Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room of the County Administration Building located at 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss general matters of interest to the Town and County.
Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Personnel Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room of the County Administration Building located at 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the Nursing Home, Solid Waste, potential policy changes, and other pay-related matters.
Public Notice: Due to software training for certain Community Development staff, no building permits will be issued between 1:30 and 4:30 on Wednesday, June 26
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