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Archive for the ‘Volunteer news’ Category

JWA is recruiting!

16 December 2016
Jewish Women’s Aid is actively recruiting for: Volunteer Counsellors for our counselling service in Redbridge and North-West London and Volunteer Complementary Therapists in North-West London   Jewish Women’s Aid provides free support to Jewish women who are affected by domestic violence. We are looking for qualified counsellors (diploma level)...
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Volunteer News

09 July 2015
Volunteers Conference On a Sunday in May, 30 women met together at the MAZCC in Leeds, for JWA's annual volunteers conference. The theme of the conference was "30 years of JWA Volunteering", as it was 30 years ago this year, that the Leeds-based founders of JWA started supporting women victims of DV. It was a chance to celebrate how far JWA has progressed over 30...
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Exciting new initiative: McKenzie Friends

09 July 2015
We're really pleased to announce that Jewish Women's Aid can now offer a new way of supporting our clients: McKenzie Friends. McKenzie Friends are 'buddies' who are allowed into court to support a person representing themselves. The McKenzie Friend has a very prescribed role in court: they can't talk aloud, they can't represent the client legally, they can't address...
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Introducing new Trustee Jean Silkoff

05 May 2015
Jean joined the Board last year. We asked her 7 questions by way of introduction. What drew you to JWA rather than another charity? I was a helpline volunteer in the early days of JWA, and the organisation and its ethos has always held my interest.  An incident of domestic abuse to a colleague when I was a nurse made me want to help wherever I could. Tell...
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McKenzie Friend

27 March 2015
We have recently been recruiting for new volunteers to join us as McKenzie Friends. McKenzie Friends will accompany and support JWA clients who are representing themselves in the family court, making notes and whispering advice. There is an increased need for this role due to cuts in Legal Aid and having a McKenzie Friend for support at such a vulnerable time...
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Head Office Volunteers Needed!

24 November 2014
We are looking for volunteers to work in our North London head office, helpling with various administration tasks. If you have a day, or half a day a week to spare, please get in touch! For more information, here is the Admin Volunteer Role Description and to request an application pack please contact...
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Volunteer Counsellors Wanted

03 October 2014
Jewish Women’s Aid is actively recruiting Volunteer Counsellors for our developing face to face counselling service in Manchester. We provide free person centered counselling to Jewish women who are affected by domestic violence. Are you a qualified counsellor (diploma level) with experience in working with vulnerable adults? Are you looking for a rewarding...
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