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Bilingual Outreach Child and Youth Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley

  • 1 person is interested

Shelter Children’s Program Volunteers provide essential support to our Shelter Children’s Advocate, assisting with children’s groups, and overseeing free playtime while the moms are in the support groups and house meetings. The Shelter Children's Program Volunteer provides information, support, and positive mentoring to children residing in the shelter. This position come with many challenges but is infinitely rewarding.

Required skills: As this position involves working directly with children functioning in crisis mode, amazing interpersonal skills, patience and understanding, a respect for boundaries, and a gentle yet firm and guiding manner are needed. A love of kids and a love of play are also essential! A background in education or child development is also a plus. Mandatory training must be completed before beginning volunteer work.

Time Commitment: Groups are held on Tuesday, Wednesday evenings from 7pm until 8pm and Thursdays at 1pm. An ongoing commitment is required. Volunteers that can commit to all groups are greatly appreciated as it provides consistency and familiarity to the children.

Essential Functions:

  • Present positive adult role model
  • Assist with youth advocates with activities
  • Engage with children of diverse ages and backgrounds
  • Create and administer educational activities
  • Organize and clean the playroom
  • Clean and sanitize toys as needed
  • Assist with projects as needed

Training:

  • Online Violence Free Colorado training
  • Safe Shelter Volunteer Training
  • Expanded Youth Group Assistant training



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About Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley

Location:

P.O. Box 231, Longmont, CO 80502, US

Mission Statement

Safe Shelter provides safety, support and resources to individuals affected by domestic abuse. We promote empowerment through direct services and community education, advocating for the right of every individual to live a life free of intimidation, exploitation and abuse.

Description

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley provides a comprehensive system of programs and services to address the needs of victims of domestic abuse:

Our services include, but are not limited to:

* 24-hour crisis line
* Emergency shelter
* Individual and group counseling
* Case management (including transitional housing programs)
* Information and referrals
* Legal advocacy
* Community and peer education

All services are available in both English and Spanish.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1035 Kimbark StreetLongmont, CO 80501

(40.17708,-105.10187)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Bilingual

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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