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ORGANIZATION: GEAR RECOVERY INC

  • 28 people are interested
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GEAR Recovery is seeking volunteers, youth and adults who want to assist in Getting the GEARS Turnin' for our support groups, GEAR'ed Up for Wellness Summer Program, monthly clean-ups, and events. Volunteers will have the opportunity to engage with the community, various community leaders and organizations, become REVIVE! NARCAN (DBHDS) Opioid overdose prevention/awareness trained, trauma-informed, CPR & First aid certified, Food handler certified, and participate in mindfulness meditation and trauma sensitive yoga.

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About GEAR RECOVERY INC

Location:

1415 E INDIAN RIVER RD, NORFOLK, VA 23523, US

Mission Statement

GEAR Recovery believes in Giving Everyone an Advantage towards Resilient Recovery. Our focus is to provide Guidance, Education, Advocacy, and Resources to child and families experiencing substance use and mental health disorders.

Description

We offer support and resources to communities facing adversity through mental health and substance use concerns. Our goals are to advocate and be a voice for those experiencing these misfortunes to allow them to live better, productive lives, increasing quality of life and decreasing crimes and issues related to untreated mental health disorders. We will be offering a physical & mental wellness end of summer program "GEAR’ED up for Wellness" summer 2023. Our future goals are to provide therapeutic services to those in need and mental health training services to professionals and families.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Norfolk, VA 23523

(36.83397,-76.27688)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Varies depending on event or group: Support groups=1 Hour Events range from 2-5 hours. Clean-Ups=2 hours.
  • CPR & First Aid Certified a plus! Trauma-informed a plus!

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