Needs from: The Volunteer Center at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona

Volunteer: Crisis Advocates Needed for Sexual Assault Survivors - SACASA

CRISIS ADVOCATE for the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA), a program of CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness, Inc.

Volunteer Crisis Advocates provide crisis intervention, support, advocacy, information and referrals for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Advocates answer crisis calls via agency cell phone and respond to the hospital to support survivors after office hours and on weekends.

Survivors may be of any age, gender, sexual orientation, race, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Answer agency cell phone as crisis calls come in through the crisis line. Advocate for and assist victims in making contact with agencies and systems such as shelter, law enforcement, medical and social services. Provide information about options on orders of protection. Maintain confidentiality of client. First responder to the hospital when a survivor reports for services. Call on-call Forensic Nurse when receiving a call from hospitals, law enforcement, about domestic violence/sexual assault. Report all activities to the Center. Fill out intake forms. Take at least two (2) on-call shifts each month.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have knowledge and sensitivity regarding the issues of sexual assault and domestic violence. Must complete the initial 45 hours training program. Must be able to make a one-year commitment. Maintain client’s confidentiality.

CHARACTER TRAITS/SKILLS

Ability to work with people without being judgmental Able to readily separate your own emotional experiences from those of the victims Good listener Compassionate Empathetic Supportive Dependable 

AVAILABILITY

Evenings, holiday and weekends Weekday on-call shift 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. Weekend on-call shift: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.

OTHER

All advocates will have a yearly evaluation and the opportunity to evaluate the volunteer program as well. Advocates are required to follow all SACASA (CODAC) policies and procedures outlined in the training and offered in the on-call manuals.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO ACCESS THE VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM ON THE SACASA WEBSITE http://www.sacasa.org/advocacy/

 

Agency: CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 85716
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Front Desk Administrative Offices

Be the first person Habitat customers see when they walk into the Administrative offices. Join a great team in building homes, community and hope. Answer phones, route calls, greet walk-in customers, help staff with various clerical needs. Enjoy knowing you are helping a great cause.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >21 years old
Zip Code: 85719
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Human Resources Assistant

Assist Human Resources Director with various duties. Word and EXCEL preferred. Must be able to keep sensitive information confidential. Great opportunity for a college student interested in a career in Human Resources.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 85719
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: HabiStore -Driver Assisted

HabiStore is a retail business. Driver Assistant volunteer performs the following duties:

Accompanies the van driver to pick-up donated furniture. Lifts and packs the van. Unload at the store.

 

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/31/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 85705
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: HabiStore - Customer/Sales Associate

HabiStore is a retail business. Volunteers perform duties such as:

Assist customers on the phone or in the store with their various needs: finding merchandise, answering questions, carrying items to their automobiles, etc.

Assist cashiers with packaging items, calling out prices during busy times, etc.

Clean shelves, dust items and sweep floors.

Price merchandise items and display them. Organize and rearrange items.

 

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 85705
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: HabiStore - Warehouse Associate

HabiStore is a retail business. Warehouse volunteer associates perform the following duties:

Help unload donated items from vehicles. 

Sort and clean incoming items.

Organize incoming with existing merchandise.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 85705
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Construction Volunteer - Individual

Construction sites utilize volunteers to build houses. Specific duties depend on the building stage of the home.

Those duties include: painting, drywall, framing, carpentry, roofing, electrical, plumbing, stucco prep, site clean-up and landscaping.

Instruction and tools are provided on site, no experience is necessary. Volunteers build for a 6 hour shift.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/31/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 85719
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Construction Volunteer - Group

Bring your business, school, civic, religious, etc. group to a building site to help us build.

Construction sites utilize volunteers to build houses. Specific duties depend on the building stage of the home.

Those duties include: painting, drywall, framing, carpentry, roofing, electrical, plumbing, stucco prep, site clean-up and landscaping.

Instruction and tools are provided on site, no experience is necessary. Volunteers build for a 6 hour shift.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity Tucson
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/31/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 85719
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Summer Camp Fun for children and teens with cancer

Candlelighters Family Camp is an overnight therapeutic camp including many outdoor activities for energetic and empathetic volunteers at 8000 ft at Camp Lawton, Mt Lemmon. Working with groups of children/teens who have or had had cancer and their siblings as they rotate through activities such as archery, low ropes, crafts etc  Saturday June 3rd is the day of most need, the whole weekend and overnight is available to some volunteers with outdoor, campfire and camping skills.

Agency: Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: happens on 06/03/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 85619
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Help adults learn English!

Overview: Help adults who are learning English advance in their skills.

Details:

Work one-to-one or in small groups with students on basic, intermediate or advanced language skills including word definitions, pronunciation, grammar, English descriptions of real-life scenarios, and formation of complete sentences. Increase learners' knowledge of English for improvement and skills attainment.

Qualifications:

Excellent oral communication skills and command of the English language. Willing to work with diverse students of mixed abilities, learner levels, backgrounds and cultures. High degree of initiative and creativity. Ability to organize projects and work. Excellent person-to-person skills

Commitment:

6 month commitment Schedule is set by tutor and student(s); minimum 1-2 hours weekly, maximum 4-6 hours weekly

 

Agency: PCC Adult Basic Education for College and Career
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 85709
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Office Space

Looking for a space for office/client services, about 500 sq ft or more.  Must be air conditioned, near bus stop and not have stairs.  Clients are women over 18.  The space must also have at least one private area for confidential counseling.

Agency: PowerSource Tucson, Inc
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 85732
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Grant Writer

If you have had success with grant writing and want to do more, contact our team.  Experience with writing federal grants a major plus.

Agency: PowerSource Tucson, Inc
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 85732
Allow Groups: No