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Safe House Advocate

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Cumbee Center

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The Cumbee Center Safe House needs YOU!!

While ensuring that our clients have a safe and nurturing home during their transition, safe house advocates are given the opportunity to offer a variety of services, including talking to clients, reading and playing with the children, as well as maintenance and yard work at the shelter.

Qualifications:

Must be able to complete the 25-Hour Volunteer Training Course
Ability to listen and communicate in a non-judgmental manner while respecting client confidentiality
Ability to remain calm in crisis situations
Ability to assume responsibility and demonstrate independent thinking

For more information, please go to https://www.cumbeecenter.org/

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About Cumbee Center

Location:

254 Beaufort St NE, Aiken, SC 29801, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to support and empower domestic violence and sexual violence victims and their families by providing services, reducing the tolerance of abuse, and advocating for social change.

Description

The Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons is a non-profit agency, which provides services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. All our services are 100% free and confidential.

In an attempt to accomplish our mission, we:

  • offer an immediate, confidential safe place for the abused to live
  • provide a supportive environment with a strong emphasis on peer support
  • implement a self-help philosophy to enhance self-esteem and decision-making skills
  • staff 24- hour crisis line
  • provide accurate information and referrals to abused women and their children and when appropriate to their abusers
  • provide advocacy services
  • provide individual crisis, group and family counseling
  • provide follow up support
  • offer community education to increase public awareness and understanding of domestic violence.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

254 Beaufort St NEAiken, SC 29801

(33.55951,-81.70162)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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