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A-B Tech Community College

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COVID Note: We will be returning to in-person volunteering in August of 2021. Please see our website for COVID-19 Protocols at the following link https://abtech.edu/COVID.

The RESET Room is A-B Tech's newest endeavor to support the addiction recovery needs of our students. It provides a safe place for students who are in recovery from addiction to pause, not isolate, and reset from the stressors unique to recovery. Closely modeled after the success of our Veterans' Café, the RESET room operates with the support of Volunteer Hosts who provide a warm and inviting environment to help students not to isolate themselves.

Volunteers are present in The RESET room regularly, keeping the space tidy, making coffee, answering questions, and building relationships with students who utilize the room. Although, until recently, only volunteers certified as Peer Support Specialist were considered for this position, the opportunity is now open to other volunteers. Volunteer candidates must have a good understanding of addiction, its impact on the person and the family, and the disease model of addiction, have the ability to maintain strong boundaries, be good listeners, and have knowledge of community resources. Volunteers in this role are closely supervised and supported by our A-B Tech Counseling Team.


Please follow this link to volunteer with us: https://abtech.edu/about/volunteering

Or you can send us an email at volunteer@abtech.edu

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About A-B Tech Community College

Location:

340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801, US

Mission Statement

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College inspires, nurtures, and empowers students and the community toward a better quality of life through progressive teaching, bold innovation, and supportive collaboration.

Description

Volunteers are a vital part of achieving our mission of student success while delivering quality education to enhance academic, workforce, and personal development. Volunteers from all backgrounds serve in various capacities across all our campuses, from administrative support to tutoring.

Learn more about A-B Tech at https://abtech.edu/

Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

A-B Tech Community College340 Victoria Rd.Asheville, NC 28801

(35.57007,-82.55376)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Mental Health
  • Adult Education
  • Relationship Building
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers can choose from shift Mon-Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.
  • As this is a sensitive position, all volunteers need to meet with the Program Coordinator to ensure they are the right fit for The RESET.

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