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SOUTHERN VALLEY ALLIANCE FOR BATTERED WOMEN

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Responsibilities:

  1. Complete the SVA Child Care Provider Training as provided by SVA, in training as required and attend Support Group staff meetings.
  2. Complete the Child Care Provider practical training.
  3. Respond quickly to monthly scheduling requests sent via email from the Client Advocate.
    1. All Facilitators are responsible to find a replacement provider if they are unable to attend a support group meeting that they had signed up to cover. In case of emergency, notify the Client Advocate immediately to assist in finding coverage for a meeting.
  4. Arrive at the support group location 15 minutes prior to the assigned meeting time in order to prepare for the meeting and greet the children.
  5. For safety reasons, exit the building with another volunteer at the end of the meeting.
  6. Have regular, on-going contact with the Client Advocate regarding monthly schedules.
  7. Keep informed on new information regarding SVA and its services.
  8. Keep all information confidential.

I. Position Requirements

  1. Qualifications
  1. Willingness to maintain the standards, carry out the purpose, and adhere to the policies of SVA.
  2. Have a general understanding of domestic violence.
  3. Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  4. Ability to maintain complete confidentiality. Never give our last names or personal information to anyone.
  5. Demonstrate responsible behavior with clients, advocates, and staff. There are to be no formalized relationships between the volunteer and client. No gifts/money may be exchanged with any client of SVA.
  6. Demonstrate responsible behavior in the community. Do not speak out about the client cases under the name of SVA.
  7. Never use alcohol or illegal drugs while working for or representing SVA.
  8. Means of self-transportation.
  9. Ability to pass a criminal history background check.

1 Shift

  • evening / 06:45 PM to 08:45 PM
    Tuesday Evenings
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About SOUTHERN VALLEY ALLIANCE FOR BATTERED WOMEN

Location:

PO BOX 166, BELLE PLAINE, MN 56011, US

Mission Statement

SVABW believes that abuse results from the unequal distribution of power. Abuse is a learned behavior whereby the abusers gain power and control over their victims. It encompasses emotional, physical, sexual, economic, and political aspects of life among others, crossing over all cultures, classes, ages and genders.

Description

SVABW was created in 1982 in response to domestic violence impacting women in rural Scott and Carver Counties. Since then, it has evolved into an organization that serves ALL victims of domestic violence and intersecting crimes, regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, economic status, national origin, ethnicity, disability, religion or creed. SVABW seeks to provide a case management approach to assisting clients, offering support, resources, and advocacy. Volunteers assist with areas to include the crisis line, support group facilitation and child care. In addition, SVABW has an in-house visitation center to assist with supervised visitation and bonding between non-custodial parents and their children. Other programs include jail support groups, partnering with legal services and other professional organizations to assist clients, and court advocacy.

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

1760 4th Avenue EastShakopee, MN 55379

(44.79697,-93.49944)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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