NEWS & EVENTS
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Faces of Hope Banquet & Fundraiser
We are excited to be bringing back our Faces of Hope Fundraising Banquet, which honors and recognizes the amazing people in our community who work to support victims and make our community a safer place for everyone. This year's event will be THE fundraising event for our entire agency--expanding across our entire service area. We will be honoring an individual from each of our five counties--Jackson, Cottonwood, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. The evening will include dinner, a short program and awards ceremony, a 50/50 raffle, cash bar, and dance. See below for details.
Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Ben Lees, Downtown Worthington
5 p.m. Social Hour, 6 p.m. Dinner/Program, 7 p.m. Dance
**If unable to attend and would like to make a donation, click here.
4th Annual Scrapbooking Retreat & Fundraiser
Join us for a wonderful weekend with your friends as we scrap, knit, stamp, bead, and quilt in the basement of the American Lutheran Church in Windom Minnesota. Vendors will be on site for all your scrapping & stamping needs.
Come for a full or partial weekend--Friday, April 11, Noon-Midnight and Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Click HERE, for more information.
Jackson County Mother-Daughter Circle Coming in March
The Mother-Daughter Circle is a structured support group group for mothers and their daughters, ages 11-18. The purpose of the circle is to promote a healthy and sustaining bond between mothers and daughters during the transitional years from girlhood to young womanhood. The dates of the group are Mondays March 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Central High School in Jackson, Minnesota. For more information or to enroll, please contact Emily Anderson at email@example.com or call (507) 831-2244. This program is made possible with funding support from the Jackson Community Foundation.
Position Open Immediately in our Worthington Office!
The Southwest Crisis Center is seeking a Bilingual (Spanish) Coordinator for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services for Nobles County, full-time or part-time, both eligible for benefits.
Responsibilities include: crisis intervention for victims and families; medical, personal, and legal
advocacy; collaboration/ outreach to community partners; and rotating to provide 24-Hour Safe Line phone support and in-Person response. Ideal candidates should possess a sensitivity to the rights of victims, an ability to communicate across various agencies, feel comfortable doing presentations, feel comfortable working within all five counties of our service area, ability to speak and write Spanish and English fluently, possess a strong sense of professionalism as it relates to client confidentiality, and successful completion of a criminal background check. We will provide training for the right candidate. A valid driver’s license, car insurance, and vehicle are required.
Please send resume and cover letter to PO Box 111, Worthington, MN 56187, Attn: Thi. Position Open Immediately.
Become a Board Member!
The Southwest Crisis Center is a nonprofit organization that has provided advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and their children in Southwest Minnesota since 1984. The mission of our agency is to provide hope, help, and support to victims and survivors in Jackson, Cottonwood, Nobles, Rock, and Pipestone counties. We believe in what we do and feel called and inspired to do it every day. We are seeking others who believe in our mission to join us. We are currently looking for interested individuals to serve a two-year term on our Board of Directors beginning in January of 2014. The Board of Directors meets 6 times per year (including at an Annual Meeting) and members give about 8 hours per month. Members must reside in one of the five counties we serve. For more information or to apply please call Sara Wahl, Director at 507.376.4311 or Jenny Quade, Board Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Directors Job Description