Volunteer Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator

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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Patterson and McDaniel Family Center

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YWCA

If you are passionate about keeping children safe from violence, and want to make a difference in the community, come join our growing team.

The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's Prevention Team provides child assault prevention education to students in elementary grades through high school. We currenly deliver our programs to students in over 70 schools throughout DuPage County.

Our prevention schedule coincides with the DuPage County school year. A volunteer must be available during the school week when children are in classes. In order to deliver prevention education, the YWCA's 40 hour Rape Crisis Training and the Mandatory Prevention Training must be completed.

  • We are looking for individuals who can commit to a minimum of two flexible days a week.
  • Schedules are prepared one month in advance to allow for flexibility.
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation.
  • We are looking to expand our bi-lingual team.
  • A degree or background in sexual violence education is not required.
40 Hour Training Dates are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
February 18, 20, 24, 25, 27 - 6pm - 10pm
March 2, 3, 5, 9, 10 - 6pm - 10pm
Saturday
February, 22, 29 - 9am - 5pm
Cost: $65.00 for materials

Mandatory Prevention Training - 9am - 4pm
March 30, 2020
April 1st - April 3rd, 2020

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About YWCA Metropolitan Chicago Patterson and McDaniel Family Center

Location:

2055 Army Trail Road, Suite 140, Addison, IL 60101, US

Mission Statement

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and diginty for all

Description

Help Survivors of Sexual Assault

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for compassionate individuals to volunteer with our rape crisis advocacy program. When you volunteer as an advocate you can rest assure that you’re going to be making a difference in the life of a survivor of sexual assault. Our volunteer advocates accompany survivors to emergency rooms, police departments and provide one on one crisis intervention to victims and their significant others.

Each volunteer must complete our comprehensive 40+hour training which will provide you with all the skills and knowledge to do this rewarding work. We offer our training twice a year: November and June. The training sessions are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday’s. We also have a lot of professionals in the field who take our training strictly as professional development. There is a minimal charge for volunteers.

Please contact Kristina Ochoa at 630-790-6600 ext. 2446 or at Kristina.Ochoa@ywcachicago.org for more questions and to register for our next training beginning October 31, 2016.

WHEN

Tue Feb 18, 2020 - Mon Jun 01, 2020

WHERE

2055 W. Army Trail Rd.Suite 140AddisonAddison, IL 60101

(41.93112,-88.04051)
 

SKILLS

  • Spanish
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Public Speaking
  • Acting

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training

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