LGBTQ Victim Advocacy Volunteers Needed

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Angel Step Inn Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter

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Advocate for LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence. The victim advocate/event coordinator will i nteract with people who come into the center for walk-ins or who have general questions about the program. Assist advocates in providing crisis intervention, referrals and linkages to services to clients as needed. Providing advocacy and court support when necessary. Explaining and guiding through Victim’s Compensation Board Application as needed for clients who ask for application assistance. Participating in preparation of outreach materials as well as attending street and organizational outreaches such as resource fairs, health fairs and workshop presentations. Responsible for maintaining statistical information such as group sign-ins and outreach log-in sheets. Participate in trainings serving Domestic Violence, LGBTQ+, Criminal System, Legal Advocacy etc. Research and stay updated with upcoming events/fundraisers/workshops relevant to domestic violence and the LGBTQ+ community. Help with prevention based work such as providing Domestic Violence 101, DV + LGBTQ, and Healthy Relationships 101 presentations. Clerical support and answering calls that come into the outreach center.

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About Angel Step Inn Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter

Location:

11500 Paramount Boulevard, Downey, CA 90241, US

Mission Statement

To prevent and reduce the co-existing domestic violence and substance addiction in Los Angeles County.

Description

The Angel Step Inn Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter is a program of Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. The shelter provides safety for victims of domestic violence with a history of using alcohol and other drugs. Victims of domestic violence can enter our shelter with or without children to find safety from intimate partner violence. Our domestic violence services include shelter, a 24-hour hotline with crisis counseling, safety planning, and referral to community services in Los Angeles County. Our 45-day emergency crisis shelter provides group education (for both domestic violence and substance addiction), court accompaniment, assistance with filing restraining orders, and lots of individual support to the residents residing at the shelter. We also assist our domestic violence survivors with transitioning to treatment or long-term shelter programs after 45-days.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11500 Paramount Blvd.Downey, CA 90241

(33.94014,-118.13947)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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