This individual may facilitate groups or provide individual crisis advocacy–sharing information and referrals with the residential and non-residential domestic and sexual violence survivors and their families. Experience in the Human Service field and/or currently enrolled in a higher education program required.
We are looking for volunteers to help with fun activities for our clients to participate in. These activities may include a movie night, musical fun, arts/crafts, or holiday parties. Volunteer input is encouraged. High school diploma and/or related experience required.
This support is needed to help with mailings, arrange files, and answering the phones. With all of the services we provide there is always a need for someone to help take care of the “paperwork side” of things. High school diploma and/or related experience required.
Crisis aides work on the residential domestic and sexual violence floor supporting the women and children whom are staying there, answering the Crisis Line Phone, light cleaning, and providing some transportation services.High school diploma and/or related experience required.
Crisis Response Volunteer Advocate
Crisis Response volunteer Advocates provide on-site crisis intervention and advocacy, drawing on the resources of the community (medical, legal, and social agencies) to ensure the immediate physical and emotional care following domestic and sexual assault. Volunteers provide survivors information, resources and support in the immediate aftermath of an assault.
The number of hours of actual on-call volunteering will vary based on the number of volunteers and their availability. Extensive training is required, and is provided by EWP expert staff. For more information on the the qualifications and training requirements, download the Crisis Response Volunteer Advocate Information.
This may include helping in the kitchen, working to improve our shelter, or simply helping to beautify our grounds. High school diploma and/or related experience required.
Foster Grandparents are utilized in our shelter to assist with the care and supervision of children. They play games, rock, cuddle, read books, and give our children lots of love. This individual may also provide respite care to residential and non-residential youth while their parent/guardian is meeting with their counselor or attending group. High school diploma and/or related experience required.
The legal advocate offers support to stalking, domestic, and sexual violence victims throughout the justice system process. This individual may help with personal protection orders or accompany clients in the courtroom during court procedures. High school diploma and/or related experience required.
This individual may provide assistance for special outings with clients, i.e. trip to the zoo, camping, yard sales, budgeting/parenting class and holiday help. High school diploma and/or related experience required.