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Support Group Facilitator

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Tubman

Role Summary

Co-facilitate weekly virtual and/or in-person at Tubman East in Maplewood support group for people who are experiencing or have experienced relationship abuse, including emotional, verbal, physical, sexual, or financial abuse. Utilize a strength-based, trauma-informed approach while creating a safe, respectful, confidential, and welcoming space for people of all genders.

Impact & Benefits
  • Make an impact in the lives of clients as you foster positive growth by providing a safe, supportive environment for individuals to process and share difficult experiences
  • Practice effective group facilitation and communication skills
Position Responsibilities
  • Create a supportive and safe space while maintaining boundaries and client confidentiality
  • Provide referrals to Tubman and community-based resources when appropriate
  • Collaborate with the co-facilitator in preparing before and debriefing after each group
  • Model genuine compassion, empathy, and open-minded responses within the group
Position Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the community served including an understanding of relationship abuse
  • Experience in group facilitation and comfort with using virtual platforms is preferred
  • Ability to effectively facilitate group process in a supportive and confidential manner
  • Proven ability to remain calm in response to difficult information and situations
  • Excellent communication and people skills including active listening skills and ability to respond appropriately to client needs while maintaining professionalism and boundaries
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and clients to foster a culturally inclusive environment
Time Commitment & Availability
  • The group takes place Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Minimum commitment of one year preferred
Supervision & Training
  • Attend Tubman’s five-part Volunteer/Intern Orientation and Training series
  • Supervision provided by the Sustainability Services Manager

Organization

Tubman offers safety, hope, and healing to people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds who are facing relationship violence, sexual assault, exploitation, homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, or other forms of trauma. We provide safe shelter and housing, legal services, mental and chemical health services, youth programs, and more. www.tubman.org

Apply here:

https://www.tubman.org/give-help/volunteerintern/volunteerintern-application.html

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About Tubman

Location:

3111 1st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408, US

Mission Statement

To advance opportunities for change so that every person can experience safety, hope, and healing.

Description

Each year Tubman helps nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds who are facing relationship violence, sexual assault, exploitation, homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, or other forms of trauma. We provide safe shelter, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, youth programs and community education.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1725 Monastery WayMaplewood, MN 55109

(44.99391,-92.98746)
 

SKILLS

  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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