Direct Service Advocate

Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Flexible
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
10
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

This is an opportunity for you to engage in cross-cultural learning with refugee/immigrant families about their experiences, cultures and values. Furthermore, this is an opportunity to address community issues and support families navigate new skills, such as self-advocacy.

Direct Service Intervention involves working with mix-status immigrant families in crisis. Volunteers will engage in referring families to social services, finding sources of help, being a friend and helping with other direct needs.

Areas of Interest: 
Advocacy and Human Rights
Faith-Based
Immigrants and Refugees
Great for: 
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Refugee and immigrant families.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
Yes
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Workshops and Training, guidance, refreshments and on-going support.

Additional Requirements: 

Empathy, compassion, an open mind and a commitment to on-going anti-oppression training.

Last Updated: Mar 26 2019
Address of Project Site
114 Carlisle Blvd SE
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87106
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 226-1642

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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