Become a general or certified volunteer with Araminta and help us fulfill our mission: To awaken, equip, and mobilize the Church and community in Maryland to end human trafficking through education, prevention strategies, and restorative survivor services.
Join us for part 1 of a 3-part series designed to AWAKEN participants to the reality of child sex trafficking. Attend AWAKEN: Introduction to Human Trafficking. March 2018 dates coming soon!
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During parts 2 & 3, participants will be EQUIPPED with a deeper understanding of the complexities of trafficking and those involved, and further MOBILIZED through many different Araminta engagement opportunities.
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Attendance at an AWAKEN: Introduction to Human Trafficking event and completion of a background check qualifies you to serve as a general volunteer with Araminta in these capacities:
Join our general prayer email list and participate in our monthly prayer meeting
Collect and deliver tangible needs items and/or drop off meals for survivors of human trafficking
Serve in support roles with our Certified Volunteers at Araminta events
Host an awareness evening in your home to invite friends to join you in supporting Araminta’s mission
To become a certified volunteer, you must complete our AEM Condensed Training (Parts 2 & 3) and a background check. To connect you with the most appropriate volunteer opportunities, you also will have a one-to-one conversation with a member of our staff, board or leadership. Certified volunteers are equipped to serve in the following extended capacities:
Serve on any of our Araminta volunteer teams, with potential of holding leadership positions
Work with survivors of human trafficking through our mentoring, advocate, or navigator programs (additional training and interviews required), involvement at drop-in center, helping with mentor/mentee outings, etc.
Represent Araminta as a Certified Presenter (extra training required)
Represent Araminta at events that awaken and educate our community to human trafficking and ways individuals can engage
Must be at least 15 to participate. Those under 18 must complete a parental permission form and attend with an adult approved by their parent/guardian.
Awaken nights are open to the public. Please bring a photo ID for check-in.
Volunteer training is free of charge, though some may wish to help Araminta defray costs and pay for the background check fee directly.
If you have questions about the nature, content, or structure of the trainings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.