Children's Advocate: Work with Children Affected by Domestic Abuse


(43.099422,-89.364685)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2102 Fordem AvenueMadison, WI 53704


About

LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS AVAILABLE DURING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SHIFTS:

  • MONDAY, 9:30-11AM
  • THURSDAY, 12-1:30PM
  • FRIDAY, 12-1:30PM
  • WEEKENDS ANYTIME
TO APPLY VISIT http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/volunteer/vol_opps/

Children’s Advocates provide children affected by domestic abuse with opportunities to engage in positive activities in a safe, structured environment. Children’s Advocates work with children of various ages, ability levels, and backgrounds who are either current residents of the shelter or whose parents are attending a support group. As DAIS staff, Children’s Advocates must adhere to confidentiality and Children’s Program policies and procedures, and the agency’s Code of Ethics.

All of our volunteers are required to attend a 26-hour New Advocate Training in February, and in order to most effectively serve our clients, we ask that you commit to a minimum of 18 months.

The next New Advocate Training dates are:

June New Advocate Training:

(Must attend all to participate)

  • Saturday, June 10th - 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 13th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, June 14th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday, June 15th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 20th - 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, June 21st - 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday, June 22nd - 6:00pm-9:00pm

Children's Advocates:

  • Saturday, June 24 th - 9am-Noon

Skills

  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 1/2 hours/week
  • one monthly meeting

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