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Abuse Counseling and Treatment (Domestic violence and assault)

County: Hendry, Lee, Glades
Categories Computer/Technology
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Legal Services
Social Services

Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. is a non-profit agency serving victims of domestic violence and their children and survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking in Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties. We offer 24-hour hotline, shelter, individual and group counseling/therapy, court accompaniment, assistance with injunctions for protection, rape crisis center, children's program, professional and community education and volunteer program. 

Job Description:

Currently, there are two tracks offering appropriate service-learning opportunities. Track One: Office Management, includes data gathering for grant applications and assisting with fundraising. Track Two: Crisis Intervention, after agreeing to confidentiality and receiving training, students assist with counseling and advise client of services available. A third track, a Court Track, may be added in which the service-learning student would accompany the client to court as support person and to help explain what happens in the judicial system.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Ms. Jennifer Benton
PO Box 60401
Fort Myers, FL 33906
Fax: (239) 939-4741
Phone: (239) 939-2553
Alt Phone: (239) 393-3112
Secondary Contact: Elizabeth LeMoine
Phone: (239) 939-2553
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Additional Information:

Hands on experience with working with domestic and sexual  assault victims. Students may also gain an understanding of service agencies working together in the community.

ACT is looking for a student that is interested in assisting with marketing activities.

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