On-Call Sexual Assault Advocate


Cause Areas

When

Mon May 21, 2018 05:00 PM - Fri May 25, 2018 09:00 PM

Where

685 9th AveMarion, IA 52302

About

Our hotline utilizes highly trained volunteers to maintain a 24-hour presence. They undergo a rigorous training program and background check to ensure that every point of contact with survivors is not only informative but also empathetic and safe.

Our next training is in the Cedar Rapids/Marion area will be partially online and then in-person May 21-25 from 5pm-9pm each day. After completing the training, we ask volunteers to take 2 on-call shifts per month, which are primarily overnight or on the weekend and commit to volunteering for 1 year.

Volunteer applications can be found at http://www.riverviewcenter.org/volunteer-form. If you have any questions, please contact Iowa Volunteer Coordinator, Jessica Rupp, at jessica@riverviewcenter.org or 563-380-3332.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 on-call shifts per month, 1 year commitment
  • Ability to respond to hospitals and law enforcment centers within 50 minutes of receiving a call

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