Crisis Services Volunteer


(41.12087,-88.83535)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

PO Box 593Streator, IL 61364

About

ADV & SAS

Volunteer Job Description


Major Functions: To provide initial advocacy services through medical/criminal justice advocacy and/or hotline coverage. May also assist with public presentations or court watch/court advocacy. Due to on-call requirements, must have a telephone and access to reliable transportation.


Accountability: Reports to the Volunteer Coordinator


Volunteer Requirements:

  1. Complete pre-training application and interview process
  2. Complete 64 hour training program provided by ADV & SAS
  3. Attend quarterly supervision meetings
  4. Communicate regularly with the Volunteer Coordinator
  5. Maintain confidentiality of clients/organization
  6. Submit necessary documentation in a timely manner
  7. Call Volunteer Coordinator to find a replacement if unable to fulfill on-call when scheduled
  8. Make every effort to attend in-services and other continued education opportunities
  9. After initial advocacy services, a referral must be made to staff personnel at ADV & SAS for follow-up advocacy services and counseling services.

Skills

  • Child Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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