DIRECTIONS TO THE WOMEN'S CENTER

DIRECTIONS TO THE WOMEN’S CENTER

Volunteer Programs As a nonprofit organization The Women’s Center relies on volunteers from the community to facilitate programs and maintain the quality of services available. Volunteers provide outreach to women in our community. If you are interested xvideos in volunteering at The Women’s Center, please browse the volunteer opportunities below. For a volunteer application or for more information, call our Director of Community Outreach . You can also download a volunteer application (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Direct Service, First Response, Teens Climb High Mentor, M.A.G.I.C. Volunteer Duties: Act as a porno first contact to individuals who call or walk-in the Center. Provide information, support and community referrals to Triangle area women and sign clients up for programs and services Commitment: 6 months minimum Skills Required: 6 hour training required and 6 hour observation. Strong communication skills. Ability to work xnxx with people from a variety of backgrounds. Hours: Volunteers work one weekly shift of 3 hours. Position: Volunteer Mentor, Teens Climb High Mentors are matched with a girl (age 11-14) from the TCH program. Mentors and their mentees participate in a wide variety of activities together, such as doing homework, cooking dinner, or going to a movie. Mentors develop a supportive, one-on- redtube relationship with their mentee, and are available to talk about a variety of life issues.
Commitment: One year*

Skills Required: Mentors must be female and 21 or older Need access to transportation (preferably a car) Should be mature, responsible, caring and work well with youth All new pornhub mentors must participate in training sessions provided by Teens Climb High staff Hours: Mentors commit to the program for one year* and spend a minimum of two hours a week with their mentee. (*some exceptions are made on an individual basis. Please talk with the Teens Climb High staff if you are interested in volunteering, but cannot commit for a full year) Additional volunteer opportunities youporn are available with Teens Climb High throughout the year including after-school assistant, event volunteer, or program provider. Please contact Lisa Bender for more information about these positions.

Position: Media Literacy Volunteer, The M.A.G.I.C Project Contact: Director of Adolescent Programs, 919.968.4610 Duties: Volunteers are needed to help with curriculum development and marketing. In addition, there are some opportunities for volunteers to provide programming to middle and high school youth groups. Commitment: Varies Skills Required:

• Knowledge and interest in the field of media literacy.
• The ability to work well with youth.
Hours: Varies Back to Top Position: Career Counselor – No volunteers currently needed for this position Contact: Director of Communications and Career Development, 919-968-4610 Duties: To work one-on-one with clients with varying levels of need for career guidance and advice. Topics include: career exploration, resume writing, cover letters, job search strategies (including networking), interviewing, goal setting, etc. Also, volunteers have the opportunity to provide workshops on any career-related topic. Learn more about Career Programs. Commitment: 1 year Skills Required: Strong communication skills (counseling skills recommended), including excellent verbal and listening skills; ability to engage client in career discussion; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate ideas and strategies effectively Ability to gather information from client; ability to assess client needs and address them appropriately Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and with varying educational levels and career aspirations Professional presentation of self; dependability; punctuality Effective public speaking/presentation skills (for those interested in providing workshops)
Ability to work independently Training is provided on how to address general career issues Hours: Minimum one appointment per week

Position: Financial Counselor – Need 1-3 volunteers at this time; training to be held in January 2005 Contact: Director of Financial & Housing Programs, 919-968-4610 Duties: To provide one-on-one counseling sessions to clients regarding budgeting, credit, financial goal setting and related issues. In addition, financial counselors make referrals to resources in the community as necessary. Learn more about Community Financial Counseling. Commitment: 1 year Skills Required: Strong communication skills, including excellent verbal and listening skills; ability to engage clients in discussion regarding personal finances; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate ideas and strategies effectively Some experience with finance and/or direct service with clients strongly preferred Ability to assess client needs and address them appropriately Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and with varying financial goals Professional presentation of self; dependability; punctuality Effective public speaking/presentation skills (for those interested in providing workshops) Ability to work independently Training is provided on how to address general budgeting and credit issues Hours: Minimum one appointment per week

Back to Top Workshops & Support Groups Position: Community Education Workshop Facilitator Duties: To facilitate workshop or social group on a topic of your choice. Interested volunteers will be sent a program proposal form. (Or download here, required Adobe Acrobat). See workshops currently offered. Commitment: Varies. Skills Required: Experience or knowledge in topic of workshop Experience facilitating or teaching a group. Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds. Hours: Varies. Position: Clinical Program Facilitator Duties: To facilitate workshop or support group on a topic of your choice. Interested volunteers will be sent a program proposal form. See support groups currently offered. Commitment: Varies. Skills Required: Mental Health degree (Master’s level) and clinical experience with groups, workshops. Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds. Hours: Varies.

Back to Top Committees Position: Development Committee – No volunteers currently needed for this position Contact: Executive Director, 919-968-4610 Duties: The committee oversees the planning and coordination of fundraising efforts outlined in the Fundraising plan. This will include: the annual fundraising campaign (Annual Appeal)
solicitations for special matching funds and challenge grants
solicitations from corporations planning special events/benefits/activities/workshops Commitment: Members are asked to commit to at least one year. Committee meets as needed, usually once a month. Skills Required: Previous non-profit development or fundraising experience (suggested) Knowledge of The Women’s Center and its programs and services Knowledge of the community Hours: Varies.

Back to Top Position: Art Show Committee Contact: Art Show Coordinator, 919-968-4610 Duties: Varies with subcommittees. Subcommittees include Opening Night, Luncheon, Art Exhibition, Underwriting, Silent Auction, Raffle, Program and Crafts. See the Art Show website. Securing donations for raffle and silent auction Publicizing the event Hours: Varies.

Many one-time positions are also available if you are interested in volunteering to work at an event during the week of the art show. Please click here for more information on our art show events volunteer opportunities. Position: Public Relations Committee Offer public relations and marketing advice to The Women’s Center Assists with the implementation of the Marketing Plan of the Center Commitment: Members as asked to commit to at least one year. Skills Required:

Experience and knowledge or in Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Communications Hours: Committee meets once a month from August-May. Do you love putting together scrapbooks and photo albums? The Women’s Center needs a volunteer to create an album to archive our history the last few years. Requirements: a great visual eye, creativity, enthusiasm, skilled at detailed work, and dependability. We’ll provide the album, pages, and photos/news clips. You provide ideas and put it all together. Would you like to interview women and write up their stories? We need someone to write The Women’s Center’s herstory for the last five years. Next year, 2004, is The Women’s Center’s 25th anniversary. Our Herstory was written for the first twenty years of The Women’s Center’s existence. This volunteer will complete it from 1998 to present. You will interview past executive directors, past and present board members, volunteers and other people related to The Women’s Center; research newspaper articles and Center publications; and then synthesize, consolidate and write up the most pertinent information from the research into the rest of our Herstory. Excellent writing skills and strong interviewing skills required. Skills Required:

Varies with positions. Positions include: Greeters, Registration Table, Art Sellers, Silent Auction Sellers, Crafts Sellers, Raffle Sellers, Information Table Volunteers, Runners, etc. Hours: See above for specific dates and times. Shifts may vary. If you are interested in working year-long on our art show, please click here for more information on our art show committee opportunities. Limited parking for clients available adjacent to The Women’s Center Take 15-501 South towards Chapel Hill. Take the Franklin Street exit, which exits to the right off 15-501. Stay on Franklin St. for about 3 miles. Look for the Morehead Planetarium on the left. After passing the Planetarium, you will come to the intersection of Franklin St. and Henderson St. At the stoplight, take a right onto Henderson. Go through the next stoplight (Rosemary St). After Rosemary St., The Women’s Center is the second building on the right, a two-story tan house. From Raleigh: Take I-40 West towards Chapel Hill. Take exit 270 (Exit to your left onto 15-501 South). Go down 15-501 about 3 miles. Take the Franklin Street exit, which exits to the right off 15-501. Stay on Franklin St. for about 3 miles. Look for the Morehead Planetarium on the left. After passing the Planetarium, you will come to the intersection of Franklin St. and Henderson St. At the stoplight, take a right onto Henderson. Go through the next stoplight (Rosemary St). After Rosemary St., The Women’s Center is the second building on the right, a two-story tan house. From Carrboro: Take Rosemary Street going in the direction of Chapel Hill. Stay on Rosemary St. until you cross over S. Columbia St. At the next stoplight take a left onto Henderson St. The Women’s Center is the second house on the right. From Hillsborough: Take 1-40 East. Take exit 266 (Hwy 86/Airport Road), take a right on to Airport Road off the exit. Stay on Airport Rd. until you get to Rosemary St. Take a left on Rosemary St. At the next stoplight take a left onto Henderson St. The Women’s Center is the second house on the right.