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Who is this organisation?

  • DVIRP provide support to children and young people aged 7-16 who have suffered or witnessed Domestic Violence in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • DVIRP provide a telephone support service staffed by trained male & female workers
    and volunteers.

  • DVIRP also offer support to perpetrators and their families.

  • DVIRP offers support in Punjabi, Hindi, Gujarati and Urdu

  • DVIRP have Domestic Violence workers who support members of the Black and Minority Ethnic community who are experiencing Domestic Violence. The project officers provide face-to-face confidential support, advocacy and information. The project officers are
    fluent in many languages.

  • DVIRP aims to increase the awareness of Domestic Violence and abuse. They are working towards the goal of reducing the incidences of Domestic Violence and abuse in Leicester and Leicestershire.

DVIRP offer:
- A listening ear
- Service to organisations needing advice on Domestic Violence (call the helpline to access)
- Safety planning
- Risk Assessments
- Options
- Educational preventative work in schools.

What skills are they looking for?

  • Charity law
  • Employment law
  • Fundraising
  • Completing Tenders
  • Marketing
  • Youth Work
  • Working with victims
  • Operational and performance management
  • Business Skills
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership in organisational change and growth

Type of Volunteer Role


How often are meetings held?

Every 6 weeks.

When and where are the meetings?

Meetings are held on Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00pm in Leicester.


If you would like to find out more about this organisation, please see here.

If you are interested in undertaking any of the opportunities please email Natalia at Bar in the Community at Please provide the name of the organisation you wish to volunteer with. We kindly ask that you do not contact the organisations directly.

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