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ORGANIZATION: Peace at Home Family Shelter

  • 21 people are interested
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** IF INTERESTED, PLEASE EMAIL VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT mdurham@peaceathomeshelter.com**

Position Purpose:
Support Peace at Home clients and staff by providing childcare to children while their parents attend counseling and support group sessions. Support groups are offered in both English and Spanish. Spanish speaking volunteers are needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Playing with children
  • Ensuring their safety

Things you are NOT responsible for:

Changing diapers (children can be taken to their parent to change)

Requirements:

  • All potential volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
  • Previous experience working with children is preferred but not required.
  • Complete volunteer application, which includes three background checks.
  • Complete an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Complete training to become a mandated reporter in Arkansas.
  • Complete 5 hours of DV training.
  • Complete Peace at Home orientation

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Peace at Home Family Shelter, Inc. provides equal opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, status as an officer or enlisted members of the military forces, veteran status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, marriage to a co-worker, hairstyle historically associated with race, or any other protected characteristic applicable under federal, state, and local laws.

4 Shifts

  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Peace at Home Family Shelter

Location:

P O Box 10946, Fayetteville, AR 72703, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower victims of domestic violence to survive and thrive by nurturing their self-determination and courage; and to promote healthy relationships and compassionate communities through education, outreach, and advocacy.

Description

Peace at Home Family Shelter provides shelter, services, and support to women, men, and children fleeing domestic violence in Northwest Arkansas. Each year, we work with hundreds of survivors of violence in our community as they work to rebuild their lives. Our services include: a crisis hotline and chatline, emergency shelter, legal services, counseling, support groups, and housing assistance.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support
Children & Youth, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

P O Box 1923Fayetteville, AR 72701

(35.99809,-94.08999)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Painting
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training includes 5 hours of DV training, Peace at Home orientation, and gaining AR mandated reporter certification. Total training time commitment is around 8 hours.
  • Counseling sessions are scheduled 1-2 weeks ahead, and volunteers will sign up for available days.

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