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Orange County Rape Crisis Center

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Companions respond to calls on our crisis response line by either carrying a pager for a 24-hour shift or answering the crisis line directly at the Center’s office. Using active listening and crisis intervention counseling skills, Companions provide support to survivors, loved ones of survivors, and professionals.

Companions are also a source of information about the medical, legal, and mental health resources available to survivors. Companions may accompany a client to receive medical treatment, file a police report, or meet with legal services. Companions work with survivors of rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual violence. They work with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds and with clients whose assaults have happened recently or in the distant past.

You can visit our website at to read more about this volunteer position as well as view our current training schedule and submit a volunteer application.

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About Orange County Rape Crisis Center


1506 E. Franklin Street, Suite 302, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to stop sexual violence and its impact through support, education and advocacy. The Orange County Rape Crisis Center envisions a world free of sexual violence and all other forms of oppression.


The Orange County Rape Crisis Center has served the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, and surrounding communities since 1974. We provide 24-hour crisis intervention services to survivors of sexual violence. Our services include our 24-Hour Help Line, support groups, workshops, and therapy referrals. Additionally, the Center offers educational programs for both raising awareness about sexual violence and teaching prevention skills.


We'll work with your schedule.


1506 E. Franklin Street, Suite 302P.O. Box 4722Chapel Hill, NC 27514



  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Counseling / Mental Health




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 63 hours of training

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