Donation/Storage Room at Domestic Violence Shelter

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The Women's Safe House

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Volunteer Position: Donation/Storage Room Volunteer

Purpose of Position: Volunteer will assist victims of domestic violence by receiving, sorting and preparing donations

Volunteer benefits:

  • Contributing to a community effort to eliminate violence in the home
  • Increased understanding of domestic violence and its surrounding issues
  • Make a contribution to the improvement of the lives of others and your community
  • Opportunity to directly contribute to a woman’s ability to begin a new life
  • Opportunity to meet and interact with other volunteers
  • Opportunity to learn about different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Active volunteers may obtain reference and/or recommendation letters

Volunteer Commitment: This position is a weekly commitment of 3-4 hours at TWSH

Principle Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist with the sorting, display and storage of donations (clothing, food, household items, etc.)
  • Submission of Volunteer Timesheet after each shift
  • Periodically communicate with program staff to assess the needs of each location
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times
  • Contact staff as far in advance as possible if unable to provide assistance
  • Other duties as negotiated

Qualifications and characteristics:

  • Successful completion of 48-hour training class encouraged but not required, 2 Hour DV101 required
  • Ability to work in a multicultural settings
  • Must be friendly, patient and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Maintain a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental attitude with victims of domestic violence
  • Dependable, prompt and mature
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to perform physical activity
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to accept supervision and guidance

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About The Women's Safe House

Location:

P.O. Box 63010, St. Louis, MO 63163, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Women's Safe House is to provide safe shelter and support services to battered women and their dependent children and to empower women to make informed choices about their futures.

Description

Emergency shelter equipped with supportive resources for battered women and their children.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Confidential LocationSt. Louis, MO 63163

(38.600,-90.240)
 

SKILLS

  • Housekeeping
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours every other
  • Successful completion of domestic violence training

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