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ORGANIZATION: SafeHouse Center

  • 10 people are interested
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Shelter/HelpLine Volunteers interact with the residents and children staying in the 48 bed shelter at SafeHouse Center and help answer our 24-hour HelpLine. These volunteers are cross trained to provide crisis intervention, advocacy, education and practical assistance to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault either in the shelter or on the phone.

Volunteers are asked to make a minimum 4 hour per week commitment. Shifts are available for 4 hour weekly shifts.

We do provide crisis intervention training and it's mandatory to attend all dates before volunteering with survivors can begin. In addition, we require on-the-job training and a six-month commitment.

Volunteers are asked to make a minimum 4-hour per week commitment. Shifts are 8am-12pm, 9am-1pm, 12pm-4pm, 4pm-8pm, & 7pm-11pm- Weekdays, Weekends and Overnights!

We do provide crisis intervention training, and it's mandatory to attend ALL training before volunteering with survivors can begin. In addition, we require on-the-job training and a six-month commitment.

Please check to see if the dates match your schedule availability:

Our CORE Volunteer Training will take virtually on the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 16, 6pm-9pm (virtual)
  • Friday, February 17, 6pm-9pm (virtual)
  • Saturday, February 18, 9am-5pm (In-person)
  • Sunday, February 19, 9am- 4pm (In-person)

Program Training Dates:

TBD

Applications are open until January 29!! After the application has been received, you will be contacted about the next steps in the application process.

We highly encourage all applicants to attend a volunteer information session to learn more about the services and requirements and to go over the roles available. https://www.safehousecenter.org/volunteer-info-sessions/

If you have questions, please get in touch with our Volunteer and Intern Program Coordinator at (734) 973-0242 x 297 or e-mail us at volunteer@safehousecenter.org.

4 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    * 4 hour weekly shift*
  • 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • 04:00 PM to 12:00 AM
    Volunteers sign up for a 4 hour weekly shift
  • 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About SafeHouse Center

Location:

4100 CLARK RD, ANN ARBOR, MI 48105, US

Mission Statement

To provide safety, support, advocacy and resources for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and their children, and To work relentlessly to change the systems and attitudes that allow this abuse to continue.

Description

SafeHouse Center provides support for those impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault. SafeHouse provides free and confidential services for any person victimized that lives or works in Washtenaw County. Our services include emergency shelter for those in danger of being hurt or killed, counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, and especially, hope .

Check out www.safehousecenter.org for more details on volunteer opportunities and training schedules.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Women
Crisis Support, Homeless & Housing, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

4100 Clark RdAnn Arbor, MI 48105

(42.25815,-83.67843)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Virtual interview, mandatory CORE & program training, 6 month commitment & weekly 4 hour shifts.
  • Volunteer In Services

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