VOLUNTEER
GROUP FACILITATOR

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Basics:

These basics apply for facilitating in-person and virtually:
 

  • Two (2) evenings per month from 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.
     

  • Commit to at least one (1) year of volunteering
     

  • Co-facilitate small groups of children/teens
     

  • Lead activities
     

  • 22-hour training

     

Qualifications:

​These qualifications apply for facilitating in-person and virtually:

  • Must be at least 16 years old and care about children
     

  • Have access to internet for virtual groups
     

  • Work as a team member
     

  • Agree to criminal background check prior to assuming duties
     

  • Be able to work in a confidential environment


 

Time Commitment:

  • Evening peer-support groups from 6:00 P.M. (check-in) until 9:00 P.M. (debrief) every other week on designated night
     

  • Ready to commit to at least one (1) year of volunteering
     

  • Attend 22-hour training class
     

  • Attend two (2) continuing education presentations every year

2021 Fast Track Facilitator Training

 

We are offering an in-person training for those interested in becoming a group facilitator for our peer-support groups. This training class will be offered in August 2021 before our groups begin in September. Training will prepare and equip you to join our seasoned facilitators in the onsite peer-support groups.

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Day 1:
Saturday, August 28
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

 

Day 2:
Thursday, September 2
6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

 

*Pick two (2) program nights to practice in our peer-support groups
between September 7 – September 21 from 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. each night
(Sign-ups for practice nights will take place on September 2)

 

Day 3: 
Thursday, September 23
6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

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If you feel the Volunteer Group Facilitator role is the right fit for you, please complete the Volunteer Facilitator Application using the button below. Once we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule an interview and tour of Erin's House.

For more information or questions, please contact Ellen Roemke, Director of Volunteers: 260.423.2466 or Ellen@ErinsHouse.org.