Crisis Response Assistant


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

PO Box 1456Fort Worth, TX 76101

About

Crisis Response Assistant

Description:Volunteers will work in-tandem with staff members to answer hotline calls, give referrals to other agencies, complete forms and assist callers with a safety plan. Volunteers will respond to calls from Harris Methodist Hospital and JPS Hospital, when a domestic violence victim comes in for medical services.

*Volunteers at the Fort Worth Shelter will also be trained as a Client Advocate Assistant. See description above.

Time Commitment:Bi-monthly, 4 Hour Shifts 7:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday

Location: Fort Worth Shelter

Requirements: Training: New Volunteer Orientation and Crisis Intervention Training

Age: Minimum 18 years of age

Personal: Good listening skills, patient, non- judgmental, sensitive to the feelings of others, quick thinker, calm under pressure, self-starter. Excellent critical thinking skills; sensitivity to domestic violence victims; willingness to work independently, reliable and confidential

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly/ 3-4 Hour Shifts
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