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The Shelter for Help in Emergency

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 9 people are interested

We are actively recruiting volunteers to join our team once in 2021!

Shelter for Help in Emergency works to support and empower victims of domestic violence through a combination of trauma-informed residential, community-based, and outreach services. The Shelter relies on volunteers as an integral part of our team to help us achieve our mission of ending domestic violence in our community.

Our Shelter/Hotline Volunteers assist staff in answering our 24-hour hotline and supporting clients at our residential facility. As an important part of our team, the Shelter/Hotline Volunteer receives comprehensive training on issues of domestic violence, agency services, trauma-informed interventions, community resources, self-care, advocacy, and cultural humility. Shelter/Hotline Volunteers are often the first contact for those seeking information and assistance from the organization. They will assist callers with information regarding agency services, community resources and referrals, and safety planning. Volunteers will also assist residents at the Shelter and help ensure a safe, supportive environment.

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About The Shelter for Help in Emergency

Location:

P.O. Box 1013, Charlottesville, VA 22902, US

Mission Statement

The Shelter for Help in Emergency - working to end domestic violence in our community.

Description

The Shelter for Help in Emergency is committed to providing a safe, supportive, confidential, and respectful environment in which survivors of domestic violence are empowered with the knowledge of personal and community resources as well as the skillls needed to make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

P.O. Box 1013Charlottesville, VA 22902

(38.0095,-78.4825)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers will be provided orientation, training, and ongoing support/supervision. Volunteers are needed daily from 5pm-9pm and Tuesdays from 10:30am-12:30PM. No minimum hour commitment required.
  • Volunteers will need their own transportation and must be able to drive themselves to and from their shift at the residential facility. Volunteers must also complete a background check.

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