Help Survivors of Sexual Assault move from "here" to healing


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

4275 Old Grand AveGurnee, IL 60031

About

ZCenter is dedicated to serving survivors of sexual assault/abuse and educating our community. Join us in coming alongside survivors of sexual assault on their journey toward healing. There are a variety of opportunities, ranging from administrative work and helping with special events to working on our 24/7 Support Line and as a Medical Advocate. For more information about our Volunteer Programs & to apply to volunteer, please follow this link: http://bttr.im/ur47l

ZCenter provides a comprehensive volunteer training three times per year-we will teach you everything you need to know to volunteer. For specific dates and times of upcoming trainings, please contact Ashley Glover at 847-244-1187 x 115 or aglover@zcenter.org

While there are a variety of volunteer opportunities, our three largestprograms are the Support Line, Medical Advocacy, and Legal Advocacy.

Medical Advocacy:

  • Respond to local hospitals and police departments when a sexual assault survivor is present
  • Provide emotional support
  • Provide survivor with information on community resources

Support Line Advocacy:

  • Respond to Support Lines calls when an individual calls in
  • Provide emotional support
  • Provide information to survivors and their significant others

Legal Advocacy:

  • Attend legal proceedings of sexual assault cases in the local county courts
  • Provide survivor with information on court events
  • Accompany clients who choose to attend court and provide emotional support

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Monthly for at least one year.

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