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Asian Americans for Community Involvement Domestic Violence Program (Asian Women's Home)

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AACI Asian Women's Home
For more information, visit dv.aaci.org

Asian Women’s Home, the domestic violence and human trafficking program at Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), is in need of volunteers to support with outreach efforts.

Program Objectives:

To raise community awareness about domestic violence, human trafficking and the resources available to the survivors.

Desired Skills:

  • Willingness to engage and share information to the public about our services.
  • Able to think on your feet. Willing to provide support during the weekdays, some evenings and weekends depending on events.
  • Ability to lift at least 25lbs transporting outreach materials to and from the events.
  • Research other outlets and methods for information dissemination.
  • General office administration.

Time Commitment: A minimum of 6 months, ideally once or twice a week for at least 6 - 8 hours a week or on a project to project basis. Flexible schedule, dependent on program needs and volunteer’s availability.

For more information, visit dv.aaci.org. Feel free to contact us at dvvolcoordinator@aaci.org or call (408) 975-2730 ext. 222.

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About Asian Americans for Community Involvement Domestic Violence Program (Asian Women's Home)

Location:

2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300, San Jose, CA 95128, US

Mission Statement

Asian Women's Home, the domestic violence program of Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), provides culturally and linguistically appropriate services to assist women and children in rebuilding violence-free lives for themselves.

In a county where 32% of the population is Asian, and as the only Asian domestic violence shelter-based program in our county, AACI Asian Women’s Home fills an obvious gap in services. We are proud to offer a range of linguistically and culturally sensitive services to victims of domestic violence, and we serve everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic backgrounds, and immigration status.

All services at AACI Asian Women’s Home are free and confidential, including:

  • A 12-bed emergency shelter
  • 24-hour crisis hotline (408-975-2739)
  • Case management/Safety Planning
  • Peer Counseling/Support Groups
  • Support in 16 languages and dialects (both Asian and non-Asian)
  • Legal, social services, and health advocacy and accompaniment
  • Emergency transportation and bus passes
  • Assistance with relocation, education, and employment, household establishment
  • Empowerment fund: small stipends for apartment safety deposits, legal bills, school fees, and other basic needs
  • Community outreach and education to service providers and immigrant communities

For more information about our domestic violence program, please visit dv.aaci.org. For more information about AACI, please visit aaci.org.

Description

Thank you for considering Asian Americans for Community Involvement Domestic Violence Program for your volunteer efforts. Asian Women's Home, the domestic violence program at AACI provides 24-hour hotline services, emergency shelter for battered women and their children, social service advocacy and referrals, individual peer-counseling, support group, and case management, domestic violence education and outreach to the community, and domestic violence training to organizations and professionals.

For more information about our domestic violence program, please visit dv.aaci.org. For more information about AACI, please visit aaci.org.

Feel free to contact us directly about volunteer opportunities at dvvolcoordinator@aaci.org or (408) 975-2730 ext. 222.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300San Jose, CA 95128

(37.31578,-121.93707)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • People Skills
  • Event Management
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours weekly or 10 - 12 hours per month.

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