Help Domestic Violence Survivors Get EMPOWERED!


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Multiple SitesElizabeth, NJ 07201


About

YWCA Union County is in need of voluneers to support domestic violence survivors enrolled in our Skills, Training and Empowerment Program (STEP). Also to provide crisis intervention & advocacy to survivors at police stations as a Crisis Response Team Member (CRT). And to care for children while their parents receives services.

This is a perfect opportunity for a recent grad, a recently retired professional or a successful working person looking to give back.

YWCA Union County seeks:

* Empathetic, reliable, patient and energetic people with professional and school experience who are willing to share, support and mentor survivors.

* Proficiency with computers, financial literacy skills, resume and cover letter writing and management skills a PLUS!

* Bilingual applicants a plus (Spanish, Creole, Polish and Arabic)

* Must be at least 18 years of age

* Must have valid driver's license and vehicle access

* Experience working/volunteering with vulnerable and diverse populations a plus

* All volunteers working directly with individuals affected by domestic violence must complete a free 6-hour orientation and training program provided by YWCA Union County.

* A background check is required.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Child Care
  • Financial Literacy
  • Professional Development
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Crisis Counseling

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 day per month
  • Attend Domestic Violence Training

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