Hotline Phone Numbers

Domestic Violence Hotline:
800.621.HOPE (4673)

Crime Victims Hotline:
866.689.HELP (4357)

Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline:
212.227.3000

TDD phone number for all hotlines:
866.604.5350

Volunteer Opportunities at Safe Horizon

Volunteer Details
Position:Volunteer Administrative Intern
Category:AD
Type:VOL Volunteer
Term:PT
Reports To:Senior Director
Location:209 West 125th St., 2nd Flr, Manhattan
Description:The Streetwork drop-in centers, one in Harlem and one on the Lower East Side, work with homeless and street-involved young people. The Program offers them respite from hunger, cold, loneliness, and fear and the opportunity to reclaim for themselves a sense of dignity and self-worth.

This is an unpaid volunteer administrative internship will work on data input for our Outreach Program and other administrative work as needed.

Other educational opportunities: Learn about the Harm Reduction model used in the Streetwork Program and how the Outreach program works.
Responsibilities:Core Responsibilities:
Administrative Intern will be responsible for:
- Keeping database current
o Entering and analyzing data
o Designing and generating reports for day to day data and tracking needs
o Special information gathering (i.e. surveys)
- Performing other administrative tasks such as:
o Answering phones
o Filing
o Copying
o Drafting memos and correspondence
o Printing
o Organizing office materials
Qualifications:Qualifications:
- Excellent computer and typing skills
- Proficiency in online communications and Excel
- Non-judgmental attitude
- Good analytical skills
- Attention to detail
- A desire to help others
- Willingness to give time and energy to fulfill the goals of the center
- Human relations skills necessary to communicate with staff and adolescent clients
- Willingness to work in an environment where clients may be in distress
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Flexibility and willingness to work on a variety of tasks

Requirements:
- Application and screening process
o Background Check Release Form
o Volunteer Application which includes confidentiality agreement
- Commitment of at least 4 hours per week; preferably more as part of internship

Education:Not Applicable
Salary:Unpaid
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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