Domestic Violence Outreach Volunteer


(34.9273,-81.0222)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Downtown Rock HillRock Hill, SC 29730

About

Purpose: To develop and maintain community awareness campaign and support domestic violence administrative services

Supervisors: Domestic Violence Coordinator DeNea Means, DV Advocate Hannah Mobley, Volunteer Coordinator Shelby Lewis

Responsibilities:

  • Support DV coordinator with administrative duties
  • Help plan DV trainings and socials
  • Develop a list of community partners
  • Present on and advertise DV services to other organization, businesses, and populations
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate DV awareness outreach campaign
  • Go out into the community and give presentations on behalf of the organization
  • Contact supervisor regarding mandated reports of child abuse or suicide attempts

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18
  • Competition of 15 hours of volunteer training program
  • 10 hours of crisis calls training/job shadowing
  • Ability to remain non-judgmental and non-directive
  • Outgoing personality
  • Proficient in Microsoft word
  • Signing and adhering to confidentially pledge
  • Access to reliable transportation and phone service
  • Adherence to the philosophy, goals, and policies of Safe Passage
  • National child abuse and criminal clearances

Learning Opportunities:

  • Gain in depth knowledge of current DV trends York, Chester and Lancaster Counties
  • Receive working knowledge of services provided to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse at Safe Passage.
  • Gain experience in managing and developing support groups as well as mentoring DV clients.
  • Develop familiarity with responsibilities of victim service providers
  • Network with community partners and government personnel
  • Work to create a culture of change pertaining to violence against adults and children.

Time Commitment: Minimum ten hours of service per month

Availability: Flexible opportunities

Skills

  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • flexible

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