AVDA (AID TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE)
What Is It?: A non-profit that works to end family violence by advocating for the safety and self-determination of victims, promoting accountability for abusers, and fostering a community response to abuse.
Help Needed: Assist with office tasks or special events, or help translate for clients.
Minimum Age to Volunteer: 14. Volunteers must be in – or about to enter – high school.
Assist AVDA staff with filing, organization, case management, and other office tasks. Responsibilities could also include conducting intakes over the phone, running errands, moving boxes or files, or assisting the office manager with outreach.
AVDA hosts a variety of community events throughout the year, including its annual Home Safe Home Gala. Volunteers are needed to help with invitation addressing, registration, and other tasks.
Volunteers who are fluent in Spanish or other languages are needed to help translate for AVDA clients.
National Council of Jewish Women with donated Mother's Day bags, 2017