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Family Advocacy Volunteer

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Wynona's House

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 40 people are interested
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Family Advocate Volunteers play a vital role in supporting families whose children are survivors of physical and sexual abuse. This particular time is very sensitive for families who are struggling to make sense of what is occurring. Therefore, we are calling on volunteers to provide their knowledge and expertise to support/navigate families through this challenging times.

Volunteers can assist in various domains such as education, employment, medical but are not limited to. Volunteers will also be responsible to provide the non-offending families with case management needs such as connecting them to community resources or establishing new partnerships.

Commitment:

1 year or more

Manage a caseload of 5 families

Attend 30 hour Initial Training

Pass criminal and state background checks


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About Wynona's House

Location:

185 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07112, US

Mission Statement

Wynona's House promotes the healing of victims of child abuse by providing a strong coommunity response to investigation,prosecution,treatment and prevention of child abuse.

Description

Wynona's House provides a safe and child-friendly environment where child abuse victims ages 17 and under can report crimes to the proper authorities while receiveing the medical care, counseling and toher services they need.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

185 Washington StreetNewark, NJ 07112

(40.7123,-74.2119)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Financial Literacy
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year or more

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