Renewal House for Victims of Family Violence, St. Lawrence County
Nick Barton, Volunteer Coordinator, 3 Chapel Street, Canton, NY
Volunteers are needed as:
Client Advocates: Provide office coverage, answer phones, greet clients, organize files and documentation, and other basic office projects. Provide counseling to victims of domestic violence (adults and children), accompany clients to court appointments, participate in crisis intervention (on-call), and assist with the Children/Youth Program and assist in transportation.
Community Educators: Assist in preparation and implementation of educational presentations in the community and at special functions, including booths, health and career fairs, etc. Distribute agency brochures and posters throughout St. Lawrence County. Organize educational materials for the Agency. Organize fundraising activities and donations.
Residential services: Provide emotional support for clients, provide child care/child recreation, access information on housing options, and assist in setting short-term and long-term goals.
Volunteers will be trained on Sunday, September 25th from 9am-3pm.