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, 3 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
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Weekly/ 3-4 Hour Shifts