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Domestic Violence Shelter Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Doorways

  • 800 people are interested
Shelter volunteer

**Now recruiting for Spring 2024 training--Classes will start in April 2024**

Volunteers must be 18 years or older, complete 40 hours of in-person classroom training and submit background checks. One year commitment required.

We are seeking individuals to act as Shelter Coverage Volunteers 8 hours per month (usually two 4-hour shifts on weekdays, weeknights, or weekends) in our Domestic Violence Safe House. Shelter Coverage Volunteers respond to 24/7 crisis hotline calls, ensure the smooth operation of the shelter, and assist in meeting the needs of domestic violence survivors and their children residing at the shelter.

Doorways is an Arlington-based non-profit agency helping individuals and families create pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives. We envision a community where all people live free of violence and have safe and stable housing regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, abilities, language, or national origin. We see a future without homelessness or domestic and sexual violence.

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About Doorways

Location:

PO Box 100185, Arlington, VA 22201, US

Mission Statement

Doorways creates pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives.

Description

Doorways is an Arlington-based non-profit agency helping individuals and families create pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives. We envision a community where all people live free of violence and have safe and stable housing regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, abilities, language, or national origin. Through the generosity of our partners and supporters, we help our most vulnerable neighbors survive crisis, rebuild their lives, and achieve brighter futures.

www.DoorwaysVA.org

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Confidential locationArlington, VA 22201

(38.88451,-77.09386)
 

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1 year commitment; 2 shifts/month
  • 40+ hours of required in-person training; Background check required

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