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Volunteer Opportunity - Job Skill Mentors / Facilitators Education Mentoring Older Adults

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Last updated on October 21, 2014

The Department of Correction offers its inmates the opportunity to take part in educational, treatment and reintegration programs. They include mental health, educational, employment, religious and substance abuse programs. Presently, the Department is seeking to secure volunteers to facilitate job skill related workshop modules on topics including resume writing, the application process, interview techniques, job retention skills, and interaction with co-workers Each module is a composed of 2 – two hour workshops. The sequence of workshops will conclude with a mock job fair. Curriculum materials and facilitation training will be provided. Volunteers are needed in both the English and Spanish speaking programs.

Volunteer(s) will be required to attend an orientation program that will provide an understanding of the rules, responsibilities, and standard procedures of required conduct for all individuals who enter a correctional institution.

This opportunity is sponsored by: Department Of Correction

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Older Adults  Adults (26-54)
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Evenings  Weekends
Frequency Available
Monthly  Weekly
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Adult Education & Job Skills Development  Education & Literacy

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Contact Person:
Bill Milhomme, Director Of Volunteer Services, (phone), (email)
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 50 Milford Street
Milford, MA 01757
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Last updated on October 21, 2014

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Volunteering in the prisons has been inspiring and has deepened my spiritual llife enormously.
 The Alternatives to Violence Project workshops provide experiential community building and skills in communication, cooperation, and conflict resolution. In facilitating these workshops for the last 15 years, I have profoundly experienced the power of individuals to overcome years of isolation, distrust and fear to build a community based on respect and caring. I now direct a small non-profit dedicated to bringing volunteers into the prisons and to being a voice for prisoners outside the wall.
posted by Natural Nancy on October 17, 2008

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