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Mentor/Coach a Survivor of Domestic Violence Mentoring

Volunteer Opportunity Details:

Last updated on July 9, 2014

Looking for an adult 55 plus

Provide support, guidance and empowerment for women who have survived domestic violence. Assist women in building confidence, strength and skills in personal growth, parenting, training and professional pursuits. Weekly contact with woman mentee, via phone or email and 2-3 visits per month with mentee at mutually agreed time and place. Monthly 2 hour supervision group for mentors.

Hours: Approximately 3-5 hours/month with mentee, 2 hours/month with other mentors. 9 month commitment, beginning in fall 2014
Qualifications: Compassion, patience, positive role modeling, flexibility. Ability to listen, guide and empower women to develop inner and outer resources, skills and connections to live independently.
Training: 20 hour training in fall 2014

Training covers domestic violence, healing, life coaching, listening skills, self-care, network development

This opportunity is sponsored by: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Older Adults
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Frequency Available
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Family Services  Advocacy & Human Rights
Women's Rights
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Advocacy  Counseling / Information Support

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Contact Person:
Jan Latorre-Stiller, Senior Director, (phone), (email)
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 492 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
This location is handicap accessible
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 A volunteer would only come to our office for an initial interview and for training workshops.
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: N/A

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Last updated on July 9, 2014

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