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Receptionist Volunteer

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Safe Passage, Inc.

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***COVID-19 has directly impacted the entire globe. Others who are directly impacted are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. It has limited the opportunities for these survivors to have proper outlets from their abuse situations in which they live. For this reason, we are asking the community to reach out to their loved ones as much as possible, be there for your friends and family members who may be victims of abuse, and volunteer at your local domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse crisis center. If you are in the York, Chester, Lancaster, or Union County areas, we'd love to have you join us in supporting survivors and ending abuse!

Tite: Receptionist Volunteer

Purpose: To provide support to victims of abuse over the phone and in-person

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Completion of 15 hours Volunteer Training
  • Ability to remain non-judgmental and non-directive
  • Willingness to work through emergency situations with calm and collective demeanor
  • Singing and adhering to confidentially pledge
  • Access to reliable transportation and phone service
  • Adherence to the philosophy, goals, and policies of Safe Passage

Responsibilities:

  • Answer crisis calls or in person crisis interviews
  • Complete crisis in-take assessment sheet
  • Provide adequate information to potential clients about services
  • Work with staff to provide additional resources and emergency shelter services as needed
  • Support callers in creating a safety plan as needed
  • Attend quarterly meetings of volunteer staff
  • Contact supervisor regarding mandated reports or child abuse or suicide attempts

Learning opportunities:

  • Receive working knowledge of services provided to victims and survivors or domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse at Safe Passage
  • Gain experience in working with victims of abuse in emergency situations
  • Learn about community resources available to those in need
  • 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

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    THURSDAYS ONLY: Receptionists will answer and transfer phone calls, greet clients, and have clients complete paperwork.
  • 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    MTWF Receptionists will answer and transfer phone calls, greet clients, and have clients complete paperwork.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Safe Passage, Inc.

Location:

104 Oakland Ave, Rock Hill, SC 29730, US

Mission Statement

Providing supportive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in York, Chester, Lancaster and Union Counties

Description

Safe Passage was established for the purpose of offering supportive services to families living in abuse so they could make changes in their lives and eliminate violence. We work every day to empower survivors, eliminate the abuse, engage the community, and engender change.

Program services include emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their minor children, adult and child counseling, advocacy, 24-hour hospital accompaniment for sexual assault victims, community referrals, education, support groups, and parenting classes. Services which are offered for shelter residents are also available for non-residential clients.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

104 Oakland AveRock Hill, SC 29730

(34.92997,-81.02364)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Min 5 hours/week; Max 20 hours/week

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