Parents Anonymous volunteers give four hours of their time per week to take calls on the Parents Anonymous Parent Stressline/Family Helpline. Callers include parents under stress and in crisis, teens that think they may be pregnant, professionals and others interested in learning about Parents Anonymous. A training course is provided. Calls may be taken from one's own home with the use of a call diverter.
Parents Anonymous® Support Group Facilitator
Parent support group facilitators are individuals with training or experience in a helping profession. The facilitator acts as a role model and support person to the Parent Group Leader, a group member. PA Parent Support Group Facilitators donate approximately four hours per week to meet with parents under stress, and take occasional crisis calls or calls of inquiry. Training, supervision, and on-going support provided.
Parents Anonymous® H.O.P.E.S. Group Facilitator
(Healing Ourselves Physically, Emotionally and Spiritually)
H.O.P.E.S. is a support group for individuals who have experienced the trauma of childhood abuse. Group members may or may not be parents. The H.O.P.E.S. facilitator should have some experience working in the field of child sexual abuse. The H.O.P.E.S. Facilitator gives approximately four hours per week to meet with the group and receive calls from potential group members.
PA Student Internship Program
Parents Anonymous® accepts students from local colleges and universities to participate in the PA Student Internship Program. Students have the opportunity to experience the workings of a community-based agency and may work in their preferred area of the PA Program. Not only do students reap the benefits of volunteerism; they receive valuable on-the-job training in a forefront agency and possible credit toward graduation.
Child Care Volunteers
Childcare volunteers provide nurturing groups for children while their parents attend the PA Parent Support Group. These special volunteers make it possible for parents with limited resources to attend a group in their community. PA asks for a one-year commitment from childcare volunteers.
Parents Anonymous of New Jersey, Inc. Office Volunteers
PA uses volunteers for office projects such as target mailings, conferences, trainings and general office work.
127 Route 206 S, Suite 10, Trenton, NJ 08610 / 1-800-843-5437 / www.paofnj.org