Volunteers Needed!



the ultimate exercise in democracy!

 The St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network (SLEVAWN) Court Watch Project is currently recruiting volunteer monitors to observe courtrooms where civil domestic violence cases are being heard and monitor the proceedings in an effort to research any problem patterns and issues within the court system. This project is funded by the Department of Justice.


  1. Attend a 4-hour volunteer orientation.
  2. Sign up to monitor 1 docket a month for 6 months.
  3. Go to courtroom on scheduled date and monitor proceedings.
  4. Dress appropriately for the courtroom.
  5. Follow Court Watch guidelines while in the courthouse.
  6. Submit completed forms to Court Watch Project Coordinator within two days of monitoring.
  7. Be willing to abide by the requirements of Court Watch in terms of how paperwork is to be completed, demeanor in the courtroom, and the commitment of time.

NEXT TRAINING IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.

The training will be held at Woman’s Pace at 8300 Morganford Road, St. Louis MO 63123.

Woman’s Place is located directly behind St. Mark’s Church.

Space is limited and requires registration.

Contact Nina Balsam, Court Watch Project Coordinator, at ninab3@sbcglobal.net for more information.