Advocate for Survivors of Sexual Assault


Cause Areas


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


4275 Old Grand AveGurnee, IL 60031


ZCenter is dedicated to serving survivors of sexual assault/abuse and educating our community. Volunteers have the opportunity to come alongside survivors of sexual assault and support them 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.

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 159 or

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

Support Line:

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

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

Legal Advocacy:

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


  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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