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Become a Volunteer Advocate for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence
ORGANIZATION: Center For Family Services
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246 people are interested
If you live in New Jersey and are passionate about supporting survivors of assault, volunteer with us!
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Confidential Volunteer Advocates are needed to accompany domestic violence and sexual violence victims to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and courts. Volunteers assist with crisis intervention, advocacy, and hotline calls. You will be trained to offer emotion support, discuss available resources, and create safety plans with victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Volunteers also occasionally attend community and health fairs representing Center For Family Services and the SERV program. Our program serves Camden County, Cumberland County, and Gloucester County in New Jersey.
- be 18 years of age
- have reliable transportation
- complete 60 hours of training (includes independent hours online)
- pass the Domestic Violence Advocate training test or Sexual Violence Advocate training test, depending on which training you attend
Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) advocates are needed in Gloucester and Cumberland counties and Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) advocates are needed in Camden, Gloucester, and Cumberland Counties.
Center For Family Services provides the volunteer advocate training program several times throughout the year. For more information and to register for the next training session, please email email@example.com or Denise Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the SERV program and domestic violence and sexual violence services click here: http://www.centerffs.org/serv/welcome
To learn more about thour SERV volunteer opportunities, please visit: https://www.centerffs.org/serv/volunteer-serv
About Center For Family Services
584 Benson St., Camden, NJ 08103, US
The mission of Center For Family Services is changing the odds for children and families by providing vision, hope, and strength for a better life through intervention, prevention, and education.
Center For Family Services is a leading non-profit social services provider offering a strong and innovative continuum of care with comprehensive and evidence-based services. The top workplace team at Center For Family Services has a professional commitment to high-quality services. Dedicated employees balance best practice and cutting edge approaches, providing personalized and compassionate care with a goal to help each person reach their full potential.
Center For Family Services experienced rapid growth over the last decade, expanding to include a wide range of specialized care to meet the growing and changing needs in the New Jersey community. Headquartered in Camden City, Egg Harbor Township, and East Orange, Center For Family Services offers life-changing services in convenient and accessible locations across the state.
With a proven track record of accomplishments working with neighborhood residents, schools, government leaders, corporate partners, and social service providers across the community, Center For Family Services is a force for positive change. The strong network of more than 1500 dedicated staff are the most valuable asset and resource at Center For Family Services. Center For Family Services is an employer and a service provider dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. Cultural competence and awareness is a critical component of workplace culture and service delivery.
584 Benson St.Camden, NJ 08103
November 4, 2023
- People Skills
- Crisis Counseling
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Two 8-hour shifts per month