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Virtual Support Group Facilitator

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The Thaddeus Foundation

  • 3 people are interested

About Us:

We empower girls and women to move from hopeless to hopeful!

The Thaddeus Resource Center is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to restore HOPE, inspire GROWTH, and EMPOWER girls and women through education, life skill development, workforce training, and other supportive services.

Job Description:

The support group facilitator volunteer will facilitate support groups based on their own life experiences. Through guidance, the volunteer will have a great impact on the lives of those who seek the path to a brighter future and life. The volunteer will work in the donation center that strives to empower, educate, counsel, and inspire families and individuals to move from a place of dependence to living independently.

Time Commitment:

  • Due to Covid-19, this position is 100% virtual until further notice
  • All responsibilities will be done fully remotely, at interns' discretion/time
  • Must be available to work 15-20 hours per week VIRTUALLY
  • Must be available for the following VIRTUAL weekly meetings:
  • All Staff Meeting: Mondays 12pm - 2pm
  • Must be able to meet when the group they facilitate meet
  • Must be able to commit to this 1-yearvolunteer opportunity (accommodations can be made for school schedules, as well as exams)

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individualized support and information on all topics related to the needs of the person supported
  • The facilitator will spend time with the person supported working on specific goals and objectives, connecting to the community, and participating in meaningful activities and organizations
  • Maintain paperwork specific to group management (rosters, attendance, and pre-group interview forms)
  • Submit all required attendance sheets, reports and invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • The volunteer will work primary with low-income and homeless women/families

Requirements:

  • Possess strong personal integrity and ethical principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and patience
  • Be a positive role model
  • Excellent listener
  • Ability to motivate, encourage, and guide others
  • Ability to pass the mandated reporter exam
  • Facilitator must have the appropriate technology, internet connection and ability to function in a virtual capacity via Microsoft Teams

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn to provide effective communication efforts to facilitate group needs
  • Learn to implement and utilize online communication software to guide and support groups
  • Learn to actively listenand identify problems and provide solutions to support peers
  • Learn toassess situations and create meaningful content to help improve group dynamics via online instruction

Advantages:

  • Receive direct supervision from the Executive Director
  • Participate in professional training offered to all employees
  • Build resume and explore career options
  • Apply skills and knowledge to the workplace
  • Flexible scheduling to allow for changes in class/work schedule and final exams

*** We are an equal opportunity employer. ***

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About The Thaddeus Foundation

Location:

640 South Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766, US

Mission Statement

Inspire HOPE and growth in youth and women in need.

Description

The Thaddeus Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to helping at risk youth, single moms and special needs families!

Children & Youth
Community
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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