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Position # 2833
OrganizationThe Cridge Transition House for Women
Position Outreach Volunteer
Impact Statement The Cridge Transition House for Women (CTHW) provides safe, emergency accommodation, support and information for women and children, escaping abusive situations. Volunteers, under the direction of CTHW staff, enhance the provision of these services to make them as welcoming, safe, and supportive as possible. Volunteers are an integral part of CTHW. It is also the intent of CTHW to provide a meaningful and rewarding volunteer experience.
Description This position includes helping to pick up outreach client's children from school. We are hoping to find someone that can help with after school pick up maybe once or twice a week. This position includes one-on-one interaction with kids and driving the transition house car. A valid driver's license and driver's abstract is required. Experience with kids is an asset. Conversational Spanish also considered an asset. Please contact Rochelle for more info, or send your resume to resterhuizen@cridge.org.

Benefits of this position include:
- One-on-one experience interacting with clients
- Supervised experience
- Orientation on the dynamics of abuse
- reference letter/ references
Training Details 2-4 hours orientation relevant to the issues of violence against women and training for specific volunteer positions and programs.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://cridge.org/cthw/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Rochelle Esterhuizen
Phone 250-479-3963
Address 3575 Douglas Street Victoria, V8Z 0B9
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