Get Involved with WRC
Are you interested in helping the Women’s Recovery Center? Read about some of the ways you can get involved, and use the form below to contact us about volunteering, joining the Board of Directors, or doing an internship.
Advocacy to bring about change is essential. Join the chorus in promoting changes that result in the reunification and healing of families. The Women’s Recovery Center utilizes Facebook and Twitter, asking our followers to support our efforts to address legislative issues that negatively impact our clients. Currently, we are following:
- Ohio’s biennial budget process
- Saving the Medicaid Expansion to avoid more than 800,000 losing access to affordable health care
- The repeal and replacement legislation of the Affordable Care Act
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed on January 11th each year. Human trafficking is a $32 billion per year industry that is continuing to increase, with 4.5 million of trafficked persons being sexually exploited. The repeated traumatization for women is their introduction to addiction to simply cope with their circumstances.
May is Women’s Health Month. As women our lives can be complex with the demands of employment, family, and management of the household. This month is a reminder that it is essential to take care of ourselves in order care for others. It is important to stop, breathe, and simply be.
September is National Recovery Month. More than 23 million Americans are in long-term recovery from substance use disorders and serve as a reminder that recovery is real and it benefits themselves, their families, and their communities.Look for updates concerning the Women’s Recovery Center’s annual graduation for our clients each September. The Graduation Ceremony recognizes each graduate’s success to achieve their own personal milestones and overcome their own struggles to emerge as healthy and whole individuals.
Offering both short and long term assignments, the Women’s Recovery Center seeks volunteers from all age groups, educational backgrounds, income levels, genders, and types of employment to provide diverse services such as sorting clothing for our donation closet, assisting with run, jane, run and other fundraising events, or serving on the Board of Directors.
Board of Directors
The Women’s Recovery Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board is legally and morally responsible for the work and direction of the organization. Each individual Director can and does make a vital contribution to the growth and development of the Women’s Center.
Internships allow students to acquire marketable skills and experiences, explore career options, network in their chosen career field, and gain invaluable knowledge of the working world.