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YWCA OF KALAMAZOO

  • 8 people are interested

Volunteers will provide emotional support and information to domestic assault survivors and their family members/friends.

Responsibilities:

  • Respect the confidentiality of all clients/agency information
  • Be available for support calls - evenings (5pm-9am), weekends and holidays
  • Respond to local police calls after a domestic assault is reported
  • Provide support and advocacy to primary and secondary victims of domestic assault
  • Complete required training - provided by the YWCA

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About YWCA OF KALAMAZOO

Location:

353 E. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, US

Mission Statement

YWCA Kalamazoo is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.

Description

The YWCA Kalamazoo is a member or the YWCA USA Association, one of the oldest and largest women's organizations in the nation, serving millions of women, girls and their families. YWCA Kalamazoo serves as a primary resource for economic, gender, and racial justice for all women and girls in Kalamazoo. The YWCA has been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 150 years- from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform. Today we combine programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice, civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

353 E. Michigan AvenueKalamazooKalamazoo, MI 49007

(42.29311,-85.57962)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • On call for shifts: evenings (5pm-9am), weekends and holidays if time allows

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