Center for the Pacific-Asian Family, Inc. (CPAF)
543 N. Fairfax Avenue, Room 108
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Volunteer Program Manager: Yori Mochizuki
Contact Hours: 9:00 AM Â– 5:00 PM Mon Â– Fri
Services or Activities: To assist survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Volunteers provide multicultural and multilingual support for women and their families at the shelters as well as hotline callers. Opportunities include childrenÂ’s program, tutoring and academic assistance program, sexual assault program, fundraising, outreach, special events, newsletter and administrative supports.
Ages and ethnicity of those served: Women and children of all ages and ethnicity
Length of minimum commitment: 1 year, 10 hours per month
Hours per week: Flexible. Available evening and weekend hours
Formal Training Program: We provide a 40-hour training that covers domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, family law, immigration law, criminal law, parenting, peer counseling cultural sensitivity, etc.
Personal qualities of volunteers: Experience in and enjoy working with women and children of all ages. Committed to eliminating family violence, including spousal and child abuse and sexual assault.
Required skills/qualities: Cultural Sensitivity
Additional Requirements: DriverÂ’s license
Direct supervision: Depending on position. Volunteers should be able to work independently after the training.