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Metro Detroit Volunteers Virtual Children's Advocates-Mental Health Specialists

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Just Speak, Incorporated

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Individuals must live in Detroit or surrounding suburbs with a background in social work, child psychology and/or childhood trauma. Must be a current college student or college graduate able to devote time with middle and high school students assisting with homework and mentoring. Should be familiar with trauma-informed practices, ACE's and able to facilitate mindfulness workshops, including yoga and meditation.

All candidates will be interviewed and must submit to and pass all background checks. Resumes and references are mandatory.

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About Just Speak, Incorporated

Location:

8200 E Jefferson #1910, Detroit, MI 48224, US

Mission Statement

Mission Bringing a mix of play and researched interventions alive, Just Speak empowers young people with resiliency skills, building trauma-informed schools and healthier communities.

Description

Just Speak is a trauma-centered advocacy that provides crisis support and resiliency programming for children and youth aged 3 to 17 years. Since 2003, Just Speak has held the survivor story as the connector for a network of trained advocates from a variety of disciplines. We believe that prevention, intervention, and awareness building based in play and creative expression leads to healthy socio-emotional skills, and ultimately, to a life of resiliency.

Core Values

  • We believe that when youth find their own voice they can advocate for themselves and others.
  • We believe that youth are agents for positive change in their community.
  • We believe that every youth has a right to a safe space.
  • We believe that youth can reinvent themselves in the face of trauma in a way that both builds skills and celebrates life.
  • We believe that survivors are lighthouses whose stories shatter silence and serve as universal messages of strength.
  • We believe in a world where youth can still believe they are magic-makers and superheroes while reshaping who they will become.

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Child Development
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10+ hours weekly
  • Strong background in child psychology college student majoring in child psychology at a local college or recent college graduate in Detroit or surrounding suburb. Must have a resume and references along with background check.

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