2-1-1 Information and Referral
During times of disaster, 2-1-1 provides callers with accurate, timely information to callers, including evacuation routes, shelters, road closures, public health orders and much more.
The 2-1-1 Disaster Pool is the group of volunteers who are contacted when disaster strikes to support the vital work of responding to the community during disaster. Volunteers are needed to provide assistance by answering disaster-specific calls and providing information to the caller. May provide clerical assistance as needed.
Potential volunteers meet with 2-1-1 staff for an initial 1 hour orientation, with periodic contact between disaster incidents. Must be comfortable with computer work. Must be comfortable with communicating by phone in a fast-paced work environment. Successful background and criminal clearance required.
Family Violence Intervention Services
- Teach the three part skill sequence of personal safety in classroom and community settings
- Respond to suspected or knowledge of child sexual abuse and work with My Body Belongs to staff to file a Child Abuse Report
- Keeps program statistics
- Flexible Schedule
- Enjoys working with kids
- Be technology savvy
- Confidence in speaking to large groups of children and adults
- Desire to work with diverse audiences (:various faith-based, socio-economic, race, genders)
- Able to use good listening skills and put people at ease
- Able to handle disclosures of child sexual abuse, remain centered, and provide proper support and referrals
- Capable of working independently and with a team
- High level of integrity and able to keep appointments
- Mostly daytime availability, some afternoon availability
- Bilingual volunteers not required, but highly desired
- Able to work the Internet
- Reliable Transportation
- Must complete 15 hours of training
- Must commit to one school year of service
- Proof of a valid California drivers license
- Automobile insurance and reliable transportation required
- Successful background and criminal clearance required
If you have any questions, please contact :Yolanda Melano My Body Belongs to Me Volunteer Coordinator at 805-485-6114, Ext. 658 or please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Program Volunteer Opportunities
Interface offers a 24/7 Youth Crisis Line to youth ages 10-17 and family members in Ventura County. Staff and volunteers assist callers with crisis intervention services and information and referral. Training Provided. Volunteers are needed to staff the crisis line evening and weekends. **Due to the training involved in providing crisis services, this opportunity requires a commitment of two evenings a week or 1 weekend per month for at least 6 months. Week night shifts are 6pm-6am and weekend shifts are Friday 6pm-Monday 6am. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Volunteers must be over 21 years of age, have a valid Driver's License, a clean driving record, proof of auto insurance and successfully complete a background clearance. Volunteer commitments are required. For further information, please contact email@example.com
Volunteers participate in various community outreach events and Student Attendance Review Boards in Ventura County. Volunteers are needed to assist with providing information about agency services. Events include: youth conferences, school events and community events such as the Salsa Festival.
Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. Time Commitments: Outreach opportunities are available days, evenings and weekends.
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Interface offers various youth development activities at our Oxnard Family Resource Center. Some of the activities currently offered are youth council and art classes. Volunteers are currently needed to lead positive youth development activities. Youth development activities include leadership skill building, educational workshops, recreational activities and youth council. If you have a talent or a skill that you would like to share with area youth please contact our program. Time commitment: Weekday afternoons and early evenings. For further information, please contact email@example.com
Volunteers needed to assist with weekly Diversion Classes for Probation youth. Classes are ordered for first time offenders and deal with topics related to offense. Volunteers will work at registration tables, set-up referral table and, be trained to conduct PowerPoint presentations to youth and parents referred by Ventura County Probation Agency. Topics at both locations are: Substance Abuse, Violence Prevention, Property Crimes, Graffiti Vandalism. Each youth must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Class is educational in nature.
Time Commitment: Must commit to two hours weekly. Oxnard Class Thursday evenings from 5 to 7 pm. Simi Valley Class Tuesday evenings 5 to 7 pm. If interested, please contact Melissa Perezchica-Ramirez, Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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