Family Advocacy Volunteer Initiative (FAVI)

Published

11/05/2018

Start Date

11/05/2018

End Date

11/01/2019

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

185 Washington St
Newark
NJ
07102
United States

Description

Family Advocacy Volunteer Initiative (FAVI) plays a vital role in supporting families and children who have experienced severe physical abuse and neglect. Volunteers will provide long-term support to non-offending caregivers to ensure healing continues as experiencing a traumatic event can have a significant impact on a vulnerable child.


FAVI volunteers will go through a 30 hour of in-service training on subjects of healthcare advocacy, financial advocacy and housing advocacy. In addition, volunteers will have the on-going support of staff and continued training.


Requirements:


  1. Must be 21 year and older
  2. Must pass a criminal and state background check
  3. Able to commit for 1 year
  4. Must complete a minimum of 5-10 hours a week
  5. Must complete the initial 30 hour training

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

tmatharu@wynonashouse.org
http://www.wynonashouse.org

If interested, email tmatharu@wynonashouse.org


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