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.
- 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