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Volunteer Hotline Advocates Needed

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ORGANIZATION: ALTERNATIVE HORIZONS CORPORATION

  • 4 people are interested
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Alternative Horizons is looking for individuals that would be interested in becoming volunteer advocates on our 24 hour hotline.

Become a Volunteer Hotline Advocate

  • Alternative Horizon needs 15 or more ongoing volunteers to staff our hotline.
  • Are you empathetic, compassionate person that is looking to help others?
  • Volunteer advocates support and empower domestic violence survivors and give them hope.
  • Skills needed: listening, empathy, and open mindedness, the desire to help others, the ability to with hold judgement, and the ability to retain confidentiality.
  • At least 15 hours of training provided and ongoing continuous support provided.

Alternative Horizons next training will be September 20m 21, 27. This training will be in person. If you just have questions please give AH a call at 970-247-4374.

If you or anyone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please call our free and confidential 24-Hour hotline 970-247-9619.

More opportunities with ALTERNATIVE HORIZONS CORPORATION

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About ALTERNATIVE HORIZONS CORPORATION

Location:

PO BOX 503, DURANGO, CO 81302, US

Mission Statement

Serving La Plata and San Juan Counties, the mission of Alternative Horizons is to provide support and alternatives to survivors of domestic violence and their families while striving to strengthen our community through education and prevention outreach. Domestic violence, also known as intimate-partner abuse, knows no boundaries of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or socioeconomics. We strive to be open, inclusive, and helpful toward survivors from all walks of life.

Description

We offer a 24-hour hotline staffed by volunteers; bilingual weekly support groups for women and children; court advocacy in criminal court and legal assistance for divorce and child-custody cases through our Bridges of Hope legal project; and education and outreach to the community as well as to middle-school and high-school students.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

Fri Sep 20, 2024 - Fri Sep 27, 2024
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

WHERE

701 Camino Del RioDurango, CO 81301

(37.27182,-107.88406)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training is mandatory to be a hotline advocate. The shifts you take depend on the commitment you want to make. Please call the office and speak with Volunteer Coordinator for more information.
  • empathy, compassion, listening skills, non-judgmental thinking

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