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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: MHA Supervised Visitation Program

Mission:

To make the Hudson Valley a place where anyone can get access to the full spectrum of mental health and addiction services they need, without jumping through unnecessary hoops.

Integrity: Maintaining confidentiality, promoting safety and trust.

Dignity: Treating everyone with respect.

Excellence: Providing compassionate, comprehensive, creative care for all.

Core Values:

  • Through empathy, compassion, and patience in the way we communicate, we can learn each other’s true needs.
  • We are accepting of all people regardless of their differences in a non-judgmental way.
  • MHAD is a safe-haven. Everyone does their part to ensure that everyone feels welcomed and included.
  • No one is above anyone else. We meet people where they are at. We are humble.
  • Be a visionary. Be proactive, think outside the box, have a passion for change, and the ability to adapt and evolve.
  • Leave every interaction better than you entered it. (for the story: humor, smiling, kindness)
  • Everybody’s voice matters. We value insight regardless of who you are.

Supervised Visitation volunteers, Visit Hosts, are professionally trained community volunteers who assist families by supervising and supporting them as they visit with their children.

Goals:

  • Guide parents as they cope with their own feelings, respond to the unique needs of their children, and build on the strengths in each family.
  • Help parents plan for meaningful visits in a natural and community-based environment whenever possible.
  • Reduce the trauma that children experience from being separated from their families.
  • Increase chances of reunification with their families.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

312 Titusville RoadPoughkeepsie, NY 12603

(41.66114,-73.84664)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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