Neighbors Helping Neighbors: AWARE

Posted: Friday, February 09, 2007

Volunteer coordinator: Ati Nasiah.

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Contact information: 586-6623 or email at volcoord@aware.alaska.com.

Web site: http://www.juneau.com/aware/.

Organization description: AWARE provides safe shelter, advocacy, education, and support for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse and community prevention/education on these issues.

Volunteer opportunities: AWARE is offering a Volunteer Advocacy Training session starting Feb. 12. This training includes information on domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse and provides practical experience in crisis intervention and advocacy skills. We are seeking dedicated volunteers to work with AWARE programs. Part One of the training is open to the public and offers an overview of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse and neglect. Part Two is for AWARE volunteers and staff and focuses on advocacy and crisis intervention skills. No experience is necessary.

• Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska. More volunteer opportunities can be found online at the Volunteer Center of Southeast Alaska, www.unitedwayseak.org.



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