Ascend Volunteer

Volunteer with the Ascend program by helping people overcome pornography through facilitating a small group and/or becoming an accountability partner.

More information:

Facilitator

Facilitators for Ascend Groups are responsible for facilitating weekly calls of 60 – 90 minutes with 3 to 5 participants who are working on their sexual integrity using the group curriculum. The commitment is one Quarter or 12 weeks, after which we ask that you sign up again for the following Quarter.

Responsibilities

  • Guide the group call once a week
  • Find a replacement (either a group member or another facilitator) to lead the call if you will be absent.
  • Share with the staff  about their group members

Skills Needed

  • Facilitating
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mentoring 

Qualities Needed

  • Ownership
  • Passionate
  • Authentic & Transparent 
  • Compassionate
  • Collaborative

Expectations

  • 10 hours per month
  • Write check-in forms every week
  • Participate in the Ascend Volunteers Event every month

Accountability Partner

Accountability partners (AP) are responsible for keeping a participant accountable to their goals and action steps in a one-to-one relationship. The commitment is 3 months, after which we ask the the AP and the participant to renew their commitment.

Responsibilities

  • Check-in with their accountability partner every day or week (depending on the agreement made)
  • Participate in the accountability support call

Skills Needed

  • Communication
  • Mentoring

Qualities Needed

  • Ownership
  • Authentic & Transparent 
  • Compassionate

Expectations

  • 4 hours per month

In order to start it is necessary to do the AP training course. 

Apply to be a facilitator