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Volunteer Opportunities at YWCA Union County

 

Administrative - Assisting in general office duties, i.e. copying, filing, organizing office/event supplies, sporting donations and stuffing envelopes for appeal mailings.  2+ hours per week commitment.  Availability needed: Between Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Child Care - To care for children while their parent receives services, like counseling or case management. Must have personal or professional child care experience. ​​​​​​​Requirements: 40 hour DV Training & Criminal Background Check. Availability needed: weekends or weekdays; afternoons or evenings

Court Advocacy - Provide emotional support and legal options to domestic violence survivors applying Final Restraining Order at the Union County Courthouse. Requirements: 40 Hour DV Training, Criminal Background Check and 1+ year commitment. Availability required: courthouse schedule

24-Hour Crisis Response Team - Provide crisis intervention & advocacy to domestic violence survivors at police stations. Requirements: Driver License/Vehicle, 40 Hour DV Training, Criminal Background Check and 1+ year commitment. Availability required: on-call scheduling

STEP Mentor - Support domestic violence survivors with varying work abilities & employment histories. Assist with building resumes, computer skills, job searches and interview skills. Requirements: DV 101 Training, Criminal Background Check and 1+ year commitment. Availability needed: weekday evenings.

24-Hour Hotline - Provide resources, referrals, advocacy and support and intervention to callers. Requirements: 40 Hour DV Training, Criminal Background Check and 1+ year commitment. Availability needed: weekdays, weekends or holidays.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact:

Jennifer Vriens, 908-355-1995 x.114, jvriens@ywcaunioncounty.org

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