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Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

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YWCA Delaware

  • 118 people are interested

Hope, Healing, and Empowerment for Survivors of Sexual Violence!

Become a Sexual Assault Response Advocate (SARA) at the YWCA Delaware Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC).

Volunteer to answer crisis calls from our center or from home.

Volunteer to be the on call advocate to respond to local hospitals or police stations to accompany victims thru forensic exams and or reporting.

Volunteer to help educate others by helping our outreach team at local events to support survivors.

We provide all volunteers crisis intervention and advocay training and hands on apprenticeship.

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About YWCA Delaware

Location:

153 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Ste. 102, Newark, DE 19713, US

Mission Statement

YWCA Delaware is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Description

Hello, we are a 24/7 Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC) that provides a 24/7 rape crisis hotline and a resource/respite center for survivors of sexual violence and those impacted by it in New Castle County DE. We like to invite volunteers that are good listeners, non- judgmental, compassionate and ready to serve those impacted the crime of sexual violence to join us. Either by answering the 24/7 hotline calls, becoming a trained sexual assault response advocate (SARA’s) who will assist with the rape crisis process or by being a support person for our resource/respite center. Having prior work/volunteering experience in the sexual violence field helpful but not required. Free 50 hour trainings will be provided. Volunteers must be 18 years and up. Volunteers must agree to have a criminal back ground check. We look forward to hearing from you. Able to work from home must have a compter and secured internet ( No public wifi's).

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

153 E. Chestnut Hill RoadSte. 102Newark, DE 19713

(39.65778,-75.74601)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-12 hours per week
  • Reliable Transportation, computer skills basic

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