HAVEN in Portsmouth NH Seeking Front Desk Volunteers!

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HAVEN

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HAVEN, formerly known as A Safe Place and SASS, is one of the largest violence prevention and support services crisis agency in the state.

HAVEN is dedicated to addressing public health through violence prevention and improving the well-being of children and families. Preventing abuse and providing support for those impacted by domestic and sexual violence can lead to healthier and more secure children and adults. With an extensive service area, the agency relies on a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who work in all capacities to support it's mission to end violence and change lives.

Currently, HAVEN is seeking volunteers to serve as front desk support at the main office in Portsmouth at Pease International Tradeport. These volunteers will have the unique opportunity to learn more about the agency's operations while working with staff to complete various projects and tasks. Volunteers will help greet guests/walk-in's, answer incoming calls to our business line and assist staff with research or administrative tasks. The importance of having a warm friendly face available to greet clients is so vital!

HAVEN provides training to help volunteers feel prepared and comfortable with all office functions and client interactions. This position is flexible and offers 4 hour shifts (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) on weekdays only. In addition volunteers can also serve full days Monday through Friday (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or work with their supervisor to plan a schedule that fits within their needs.

HAVEN prides itself on having an excellent volunteer program that provides valuable opportunities to gain experience while working with an amazing and nurturing staff.

To learn more about our volunteer opportunities and apply, please visit: https://havennh.org/get-involved/volunteer-opportunities/

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About HAVEN

Location:

20 International Drive, Suite 300, Suite 300, Portsmouth, NH 03801, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To prevent sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking and to support and empower women, men, youth and families to heal from abuse and rebuild their lives.

Description

HAVEN, formerly known as A Safe Place and SASS officially merged in July of 2015 becoming the largest violence prevention and support services agency in New Hampshire.

The agency is dedicated to addressing public health through violence prevention and improving the well-being of children and families. Preventing abuse and providing support for those impacted by domestic and sexual violence can lead to healthier and more secure children and adults.

HAVEN is always looking for volunteers. Volunteers are integral to the organization and are utilized in all capacities.

Serving 48 towns and cities in Southeastern New Hampshire.

Services:

  • 24-Hour Confidential Hotline 1-603-994-SAFE (7233)
  • Advocate accompaniments to area hospitals, police stations, Child Advocacy Centers and local courts.
  • Emergency shelter
  • Safety planning and protective orders
  • Referrals to other community resources as well as to local therapists specializing in trauma
  • Support groups designed for adult victims and others affected by domestic and sexual violence including Trauma Sensitive Yoga
  • Violence Prevention Education, Safe Kids Strong Teens, for children and teens K-12 Community outreach presentations

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

20 International Drive, Suite 30Suite 300PortsmouthPortsmouth, NH 03801

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hrs/ week (flexible)
  • Warm, friendly person!

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