r •Volunteers must be at least 21 years old
r •Have a valid drivers license
r •Must be Live Scanned for fingerprints through the DOJ/FBI (VIP will conduct the check for volunteers)
r •Must take and pass a Drug Test
r •Show proof of clear TB test within last 6 months
r •Volunteers must be reliable, responsible and trustworthy
r Benefits: Mentoring a child victim of abuse into a trustworthy and responsible and caring relationship, knowing you have perhaps changed the quality of this child’s life forever and given him/her hope and confidence to move forward in life
The Violence Intervention Program is a non-profit, hospital-based program located at the LAC USC Medical Center in East Los Angeles. Their mission is to protect and treat all victims of violence.
Project Description: The VIP program offers our child clients (8-18 years) with a big brother/big sister to engage in fun activities and have a positive role model in their lives.
Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Volunteers serve as mentors to the kids in our program providing them with opportunities and inspiration to lead healthy and productive lives.
Time Commitment: A minimum of 1 year, calling the mentee once per week to check in and taking the mentee out twice per month on a given activity . VIP reimburses for all mentor/mentee activities.
Contact Person: Ana Ramirez
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone Number: 323-221-4134 ext. 109
Organization: The Violence Intervention Program