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Support Group Co-Facilitator

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YWCA Sonoma County

Position: Support Group Co-Facilitator Supervisor: Therapy Program Manager Location: YWCA Admin Office Purpose: To give volunteers the opportunity to provide services directly to clients through weekly support groups about the dynamics of domestic violence. Duties: Facilitate YWCA’s domestic violence education support group once a week for 2 hours following specific YWCA curriculum only Arrive for group a minimum of 15 minutes early and be able to stay after as needed Prepare for each group by reviewing the topic prior to each group. Provide resources and referral to clients as needed Collect client data, document hours and attendance and give timesheets to appropriate program manager Provide timely information to the therapy program manager about any concerns that take place in group or with clients. Other administrative activities as needed. Requirements: Sensitivity to working with clients in crisis Complete the 40-hour domestic violence training provided by the YWCA Complete 20 hours on the YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline. Proficiency in Spanish preferred but not required Desire to provide resources to victims of domestic violence Sensitivity to working with clients in crisis while maintaining boundaries Ability to listen and respond to the needs of the clients Ability to maintain a nonjudgmental and empowerment based approach when working with clients Commitment: 2 hours per week Attend monthly support group facilitator meetings Benefits: The opportunity to promote the mission of the YWCA and positively impact your community. The real benefit comes in knowing the work you do each day changes the lives of our clients through a philosophy of support and self-empowerment. To Apply: Visit https://www.ywcasc.org/get-involved/volunteer/to fill out a volunteer application. For more information about our volunteer opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Alli Rios, at 707-303-8403 or arios@ywcasc.org YWCA is committed to providing meaningful volunteer experiences to community members by utilizing skills and resources to complement our programs and services.

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About YWCA Sonoma County

Location:

PO Box 3506, SANTA ROSA, CA 95402, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to end domestic violence through awareness, education and empowerment.

Description

Our Mission is to end domestic violence through awareness, education and empowerment.

Community
Crisis Support
Women

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We'll work with your schedule.

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  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

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