Neighbors helping Neighbors: AWARE

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2005

Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies

Volunteer coordinator: Andrea Doll

Phone number: 463-5330. Contact the United Way office for more information on AWARE's volunteer opportunities.

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

Years of service: Over 25 years.

Volunteer positions available: AWARE seeks volunteers for: clerical work including answering phones and photocopying; working with kids at the shelter, including tutoring, crafts and supervision; and cooking meals and cleaning up afterwards. On-the-job training is provided.

Hours: AWARE is flexible and could use volunteers to donate as much or as little time as possible.

Special requirement: Background checks will be required for all volunteers.

• Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska. To offer volunteer opportunities for your nonprofit organization, call 463-5530.

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