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Veterans Needed to Mentor & Support Veterans Through the Court Process

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Samaritan Center

  • 8 people are interested
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Peer Court Mentor - Veterans Treatment Court

Purpose: The role of the Volunteer Veteran Mentor is to act as a coach, a guide, a role model, an advocate, and a support for the individuals he/she is working with. A mentor is intended to encourage, guide, and support the mentee as they progress through the Travis County Veterans Treatment Court process. This will include listening to the concerns of the Veteran and assisting the veteran in determining what their needs are. Female Veterans encouraged to apply!

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Requirements:

  • Be a Veteran of one of the branches of the United States Military, including the Army, Marine Corp, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or their corresponding Reserve or Guard branch
  • Must report number in Military Veteran Peer Networker and type of interactions to Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN) Peer Service Coordinator or Assistant Peer Service Coordinator
  • All volunteers must first attend MVPN basic training or must have been trained by MVPN in the last three years

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About Samaritan Center

Location:

8956 RESEARCH BLVD BLDG 2, AUSTIN, TX 78758, US

Mission Statement

We heal hearts, provide hope, and enhance lives with a holistic approach to mental health for all ages, whole families and the military community.

Description

Founded in 1974, Samaritan Center a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization serving Central Texas. Samaritan Center’s philosophy is based on a holistic belief that there is a close relationship between the mind, body, spirit and community. This philosophy is the foundation of our multidisciplinary team approach to mental health. We provide professional counseling, integrative medicine, peer support, and wellness education that are accessible and affordable for all. Our Hope for Heroes program serves veterans and military families facing service-related trauma and stress. Services are free for veterans and members of military families, and very low-cost for low-income families. Most insurance is also accepted.

Health & Medicine
Justice & Legal
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8956 Research Blvd., Bldg. 2 Austin, TXAustin, TX 78758

(30.37015,-97.72434)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Life Coaching
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • This opportunity is very flexible. You can commit to as many or as little hours that work with your schedule. You will also be working from your home, primarily by telephone. You may, periodically, visit the courthouse.
  • All volunteers must first attend MVPN basic training or must have been trained by MVPN in the last three years. This is a great opportunity for adults of all ages. You must be a veteran to apply.

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