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ORGANIZATION: SafeHouse Center

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Response Teams Volunteers respond on weekends, to provide immediate crisis intervention to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Volunteers meet with survivors in the hospital and jail to offer support, information and advocacy immediately following incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as respond by phone when necessary. A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required for this program. On-call shifts are 8am-8am Saturday to Sunday, 8am-8am Sunday to Monday. Required to sign up for 3 shifts a month.

Note: Due to insurance requirements, Response Team Volunteers must be at least 21 and provide additional car insurance documents.

We do provide crisis intervention training and it's mandatory to attend 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, September 8 from 6pm to 9pm
  • Friday, September 9 from 6pm to 9pm
  • Saturday, September 10 from 9am to 2 pm
  • Sunday, September 11 from 9am to 2 pm

Program Training dates: September 17-18 & 24 9am-4pm

To apply for this position please go to www.safehousecenter.org/volunteer-information/volunteer-applications-forms/to to complete the application. After the application has been received you will be contacted about the next steps in the application process.

If this opportunity does not sound like a good fit, fill out our waitlist form for the next training.

Please send the application by August 26. After the application has been received you will be contacted about the interview 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 contact our Volunteer and Intern Program Coordinator at (734) 973-0242 x 297 or e-mail us at volunteer@safehousecenter.org.

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  • 08:00 AM to 08:00 AM
    Volunteering from home & Volunteer sign up for 3 Shifts a month
  • 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

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

4100 Clark RdAnn Arbor, MI 48105

(42.25815,-83.67843)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Virtual interview, mandatory virtual CORE & Program training, 6 month commitment & sign up for 3 shifts per month.
  • Volunteer In Service Training, Reliable vehicle and proof of insurance

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