Become a volunteer
The following are volunteer positions that we have available:
The Victim Advocate provides emotional support to primary victims and secondary victims during the examination at the hospital or during an interview with the police.
The VA’s purpose is to provide support to the victim without interfering with the medical examination or police investigation. She/he works under the direction of the volunteer coordinator.
This position requires crisis intervention and good communication skills. Must be able to respond to victim/family in a non-judgmental and unbiased manner. Must possess knowledge and understanding of issues of sexual assault and domestic violence.
The VA is required to work a minimum of three shifts per month.
The Community Educator will represent The Center in engaging the public, at community events, in education about the issues of sexual assault and gender violence.
This position requires strong communication skills and the individual should be comfortable with public speaking. Must possess knowledge and understanding of issues of sexual assault and domestic violence.
The Community Educator is required to work a minimum of one event per month.
The Fundraising/Special Events Volunteer help create, design and shape fundraising events, that will reflect the services that The Center provides and encourage support in our cause.
This position requires an individual to have the ability to envision new ways to reach untapped supporters, inspiring and educating them on the needs of The Center as well as providing new insights to current fundraisers/events.
The position requires a one year commitment.
The support group leader co-facilitates a self-help group for those seeking an end to the pain of rape and sexual assault. She/he works under the direction of the volunteer coordinator and Adult Treatment Specialist.
The individual should have some prior group experience (as member or leader), or show an aptitude for group facilitation.
The position requires the additional time commitment of two hours weekly for group meetings and group preparation and processing time.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST:
- Fill out a Volunteer Application Form
- Complete a background check
- Attend 32 hours of training at The Center
- Interview with the Volunteer Coordinator
Fill out our online Application Form by clicking the button below: