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YWCA Dayton

YWCA Dayton Crisis Service Volunteer

Direct service volunteer who acts as an advocate for YWCA Dayton’s services. This may include providing proactive support (information and referral to YWCA) for survivors they encounter in everyday life. The primary duties of this position are to take hotline crisis calls and greet walk-ins to provide active listening, support and offer resources when needed. Should be able to work 12- 16 hours per month as needed, with some flexibility.

Must complete 40 hours of sexual violence advocacy training (provided by YWCA Dayton). There will also be a period of job shadowing and responding to practice crisis call scenarios. This position will receive ongoing supervision and support.


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About YWCA Dayton

Location:

141 W. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402, US

Mission Statement

YWCA Dayton is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Description

Since 1870, YWCA Dayton has worked toward the elimination of racism, empowers women to be educated leaders, and supports women in need to be safe and independent. Every day, its team addresses the most crucial needs in our community, including: domestic violence; homelessness; teen issues; childcare; affordable housing; racial justice; and self sufficiency and personal development for women.

Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

141 West Third StreetDayton, OH 45402

(39.75943,-84.1951)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Crisis Counseling
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 2 hours per shift, but no more than 6 hours per shift. About 12-16 hours per month.
  • Must be an effective and empathetic listener.

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