Volunteer Programs – FJCs

Creating a Volunteer Program at a Family Justice Center Part 1 and 2
Created and hosted by the Alliance in September of 2011, this webinar provides information on how to create a volunteer program at a Family Justice Center. This webinar specifically focuses on leadership, volunteer and intern responsibilities, recruitment, selection and screening, supervision, training, and overall program evaluation.

 

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Developing an Internship Program Toolkit – Alliance – 2009
Created by the Alliance in July of 2009, this toolkit includes information on the benefits of an internship program, how to implement the program, and same templates and applications to use for your Center.

 

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Volunteer Template Application Form – Alliance
Created by the Alliance, this is the template for a Volunteer Application Form. The template includes background information, work experience, and short essay questions.

 

 

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Volunteer Chaplain Application Form – Hillsborough County Family Justice Center – 2006
Created by the Family Justice Center of Hillsborough County in 2006, this is the Volunteer Chaplain Application Form. It requests general background, educational, religious training, and employment information in addition to a personal statement of faith. This document is available in both Word and pdf formats.

 

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Intern Training PowerPoint – Alliance – 2010
This PowerPoint was created by the Alliance in September of 2010. It offers an overview of the Alliance, the California Family Justice Initiative, and the FJC Legal Network. It also provides a brief history of the FJC Movement, FJC Guiding Principles, and information regarding the benefits and challenges of co-location.

 

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Volunteer Handbook – Alameda – 2009
Created by the Alameda County Family Justice Center in February of 2009, the Volunteer Handbook was designed to assist volunteers working at the Center. It includes information regarding the application process, the description of duties, the background investigation process, Volunteer Academy, the Code of Conduct, and more.

 

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Volunteer Operations Manual – San Diego Family Justice Center – 2007
Updated by the San Diego Family Justice Center in June of 2007, the Volunteer’s Operations Manual was designed to assist volunteers working at the Center by providing some basic information about day-to-day procedures. It includes information regarding the application process, the description of duties, the background investigation process, Volunteer Academy, the Code of Conduct, and more.

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Academy Role Play Exercises – San Diego Family Justice Center 
Created by the San Diego Family Justice Center, this is the Role Play Exercises Presentation for the Volunteer Academy. It provides an hourly breakdown of the exercises, and addresses a variety of topics including: dynamics of communication; overview of volunteer positions; reception and hospitality positions; intake/info-line positions; and more.

 

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Academy Schedule – Track 1 – Fall 2006 – San Diego Family Justice Center
Created by the San Diego Family Justice Center in the fall of 2006, this document outlines Track I for the Volunteer Academy. It details the time, date, subject, and instructor for each of the 5 days of training.

 

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Academy Schedule – Track 2 – Spring 2006 – San Diego Family Justice Center
Created by the San Diego Family Justice Center in the spring of 2006, this document outlines Track II for the Volunteer Academy. It details the time, date, subject, and instructor for each of the 10 days of training.

 

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Volunteer Thank You Letter Template – Alliance
Created by the Alliance and based on the San Diego FJC Volunteer Thank You Letter, this template can serve as a reference letter for thanking volunteers at your Center.

 

 

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