Underserved Outreach Volunteer


(34.930164,-81.02373)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

104 Oakland AveRock Hill, SC 29730

About

Title: Underserved Outreach Volunteer

Purpose: To develop and maintain community awareness campaign in underserved communities.

Supervisor(s): Underserved Coordinator Karen Rodriguez and Volunteer Coordinator Shelby Lewis

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Completion of 15 hours of Volunteer Training Program.
  • Ability to remain non-judgmental and non-directive.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Efficient at researching community partners and outreach opportunities.
  • Signing and adhering to confidentiality pledge.
  • Some college education preferred.
  • Access to reliable transportation and phone service.
  • Adherence to the philosophy, goals and policies of Safe Passage.
  • National child abuse and criminal clearances.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Underserved Coordinator with administrative duties.
  • Help plan Underserved volunteer training and socials.
  • Develop list of community partners.
  • Present on and advertise Safe Passage services to other organizations, businesses and populations such as Hispanic and LGBTQ.
  • Help co-facilitate biweekly support group.
  • Contact supervisor regarding mandated reports of child abuse or suicide attempts.

Learning Opportunity:

  • Gain in depth knowledge of current SA and DV trends in York, Union and Lancaster counties.
  • Receive working knowledge of services provided to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse at Safe Passage.
  • Gain experience in creating a community awareness campaign to minorities.
  • Become proficient in public speaking for diverse audiences.
  • 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.

Time Commitment: Minimum five hours of service per month.

Availability: Thursday from 9 am to 1:30 pm and Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 7 pm. Some nights and weekends, depending on events and speaking engagements.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Bilingual
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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