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Event Supporter - Sober Active Community - Atlanta

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The Phoenix

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The Phoenix is looking for volunteers to help provide support at community-based events and classes for our sober active community.

If you have experience in recovery, live a sober lifestyle, have a strong passion and commitment to social justice and mental health, and want to help your community, we want to hear from you!

As a Volunteer Event Supporter, you:

  • Help the Volunteer Instructor or Staff Person with set up, registration, socializing/mingling with attendees, participating in the activity, or taking photos for social media pages and/or event flyers
  • Provide support during at least 1 class every week or two, for 1-2 hours max
  • Commit to long term volunteering, ideally 6+ months if possible
  • Complete a 2-hour online training. This can be completed at your own pace (i.e. can be stopped and restarted)
  • Do a background check. Recognizing that we come from different experiences, a record doesn’t automatically disqualify you from volunteering
  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Help spread the word and bring a friend or 2 to help drive attendance

Interested? Please visit www.thephoenix.org/volunteerto learn more and fill out the interest form!

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About The Phoenix

Location:

2239 CHAMPA ST, DENVER, CO 80205, US

Mission Statement

The Phoenix offers a free sober active community to individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder and to those who choose a sober life. Using a peer support model, we help members heal and rebuild their lives while also striving to eliminate stigma around recovery.

Description

The ultimate impact Phoenix seeks is to help individuals not only achieve sobriety, but to thrive in recovery. The Phoenix Model is unique because of its non-clinical approach that uses the power of human connection and positive coping mechanisms through physical activity to help people heal from the underlying causes of addiction.

Phoenix peer instructors use an experiential approach that leverages innate goal-setting association with engagement in physical activities while facilitating a positive and supportive experience, allowing team members to shed the defense mechanisms that have historically kept them isolated. By bringing people together, Phoenix creates a community where people can heal, obtain essential life skills, and practice effective social interaction. Research suggests facilitating physical activity, social connection and community are potent strategies for promoting health and healing from disease.

Community
Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Atlanta, GA 30306

(33.78454,-84.34895)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Spiritual Healing
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months if possible

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