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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2367 North Green Acres RoadFayetteville, AR 72703


About

The Volunteer Ally is responsible for providing direct victim services advocacy and/or community outreach for the Northwest Arkansas Center for Sexual Assault (NWACSA) in accordance with NWACSA policies and best- practices. There is no monetary compensation, and schedules are self-selected with pre-approval of the Victim Services Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Commitment and belief in the NWACSA mission
  2. Willingness to educate one’s self on the issues surrounding sexual assault.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Attend initial 9 hour training as well as the required 12 hour ACASA online training after initial training.
  2. Provide assistance 1-3 days a month to 24-Hour Crisis Hotline.
  3. Back up on-call staff is always available for any questions, concerns or debriefing needs after a call.
  4. Always contact the Victim Services Coordinator when a client requests information. Keep in contact with Victim Services Coordinator about any questions or concerns you may have.
  5. Fill out Call Sheets/Escort Forms/monthly volunteer time sheets and return to Victim Services Coordinator.

Community Outreach responsibilities include:

  1. Provide public presentations to community groups, school groups, area professionals, etc., as assigned or approved by the Victim Services Coordinator or Executive Director.
  2. Fill out necessary statistical forms/monthly volunteer time sheets and return to Victim Services Coordinator. Keep in contact with Victim Services Coordinator.

GENERAL DUTIES/INFORMATION:

  1. Promote and support the mission of NWACSA in the community.
  2. Educate one’s self on issues relating to volunteer/advocacy, including familiarity with Training Manual. Sign Volunteer Agreement, covering all NWACSA policies and procedures.
  3. Abide by NWACSA policies set forth by the Board of Director and by the Executive Director.
  4. Do not discriminate against any client because of race, color, spiritual beliefs, gender identification, age, national origin, or differing abilities.

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Interpreter
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
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