Volunteers are needed to work with survivors of sexual violence in the ER. Volunteers must take at least 24 hours of on-call duty each month for 12 months. Opportunities are available for both female and male-identified folks. The volunteer will provide crisis counseling, support, medical/legal advocacy, information and referrals to sexual assault survivors in any of our 14 contracted hospital emergency departments on the North, West, and South sides of Chicago. Internships are also available. Volunteers must complete an intensive training to serve as a medical advocate/rape crisis counselor in the state of Illinois. Training sessions are held four times per year . Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 24 hours of on call duty per month for one year after completing the training program.
Please consult our website at www.rapevictimadvocates.org for more information about upcoming training dates and deadlines for applying to becoming a volunteer.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 24 hours per month on-call for 12 months