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volunteer job descriptions
Our most pressing needs are the Helpline on nights and weekends, and Kids Group on Tuesdays.
One weekly 12 hr shift and one monthly meeting
The most vital volunteer position. Helpline advocates are trained, independent volunteers offer information and support to survivors who call our Helpline, and are supported by staff.
1 hr every 2-3 weeks
This volunteer has a knack for organization and keeps our supply rooms clean and organized. This volunteer also works closely with staff to create a safe and welcoming environment in the shelter.
1-2 hours weekly
Keeping our finances in order allows our work to continue. This volunteer works closely with staff to track donations and update the donor database. Bookkeeping experience preferred.
1-2 hrs weekly
This volunteer will use their personal and reliable transportation to pick up, sort, and deliver our donations to the appropriate locations within Kalispell.
KIDS GROUP AIDE
2-3 hrs on Tuesdays
Kids Group is free childcare during our weekly support group for survivors. If your love for children keeps you grounded, consider investing in Kids Group.
Whether it’s running to court, looking for an apartment or job, or keeping up with doctor appointments, survivors have their hands full as they keep themselves and their children safe. These volunteers give parents the chance to take a break so they can attend other things.
1-2 hrs weekly in summer
This volunteer helps with yardwork. Pulling weeds and watering indoor plants are the tip of the iceberg, but this volunteer produces beauty appreciated daily by everyone at the shelter.
1-3 hrs per week
This task-oriented volunteer provides accurate record keeping for the organization, being mindful of monthly and quarterly deadlines.
EXPECTATIONS FOR VOLUNTEERS
Complete a background check
Attend volunteer meetings
Not actively receiving Abbie services
We couldn’t do what we do without volunteers.
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