Volunteer Advocate Opportunities

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We are a Sexual Assault Center committed to providing support and assistance to victims of sexual violence and child sexual abuse. We operate a 24/7 Crisis Line, which activates a response team for individuals in need of forensic medical exams and advocacy support. We are currently seeking a volunteer advocate to join our team on a part-time basis during nights and weekends when the center is not staffed. 

Responsibilities:

  • Respond promptly to crisis calls, offering effective communication, coordination, and direct services to those victimized by sexual violence or child sexual abuse.
  • Maintain strict adherence to Sexual Assault Response Center policies, practices, and standards while serving as an Advocate.
  • Display professionalism, maturity, and sound judgment, while demonstrating empathy in crisis situations, and ensuring confidentiality of clients and their records.
  • Demonstrate high emotional and organizational intelligence, remaining composed under stressful circumstances.
  • Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Show adaptability and flexibility to handle changes in the work environment.
  • Utilize strong relational skills to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. 
  • Bilingual skills are highly desired and considered a plus for this role. 

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, we encourage you to apply for this vital role in our organization.

Positions
20 Remaining
Registration
Opens Feb 7, 2024 10:07am
Registration Closes
May 31, 2024 10:08am or when space runs out.
Age Limit
18 and up
Requirements
Background check, Training
Requirement Details

Must have reliable transportation to local CSRA Emergency Rooms

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