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Bilingual Hospital Accompaniment Response Program (HARP) Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Doorways

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**Recruiting for Fall 2024 Volunteer Training--Classes will start September 2024**

Volunteers must be 18 or older, complete 40 hours of training (Zoom/in-person) and submit background checks. One year commitment required.

We are seeking bilingual individuals to act as Hospital Accompaniment Response Program (HARP) Volunteers to respond to the hospital to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence. HARP Volunteers will provide accompaniment, emotional support, crisis intervention, advocacy, and referrals before and after a Sexual Assault Nurse Exam (S.A.N.E.) and/or a domestic violence forensic exams. Volunteers are on-call for 12 hour shifts across weekdays, weeknights, weekends, and holidays. Volunteers must be available to report to INOVA Fairfax Hospital within 30-40 driving minutes of receiving the call (the hospital is not metro accessible). Volunteers are required to take at least two shifts per month.

Doorways is an Arlington-based non-profit agency helping individuals and families create pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives. We envision a community where all people live free of violence and have safe and stable housing regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, abilities, language, or national origin. We see a future without homelessness or domestic and sexual violence.

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About Doorways

Location:

PO Box 100185, Arlington, VA 22201, US

Mission Statement

Doorways creates pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives.

Description

Doorways is an Arlington-based non-profit agency helping individuals and families create pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives. We envision a community where all people live free of violence and have safe and stable housing regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, abilities, language, or national origin. Through the generosity of our partners and supporters, we help our most vulnerable neighbors survive crisis, rebuild their lives, and achieve brighter futures.

www.DoorwaysVA.org

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Women

WHEN

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WHERE

Confidential LocationArlington, VA 22201

(38.88451,-77.09386)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One Year Commitment Required; 2 shifts/month
  • 40+ hours of in-person required training

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