Sexual Assault Advocates/Emergency Response


(42.2166,-85.88921)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

303 E. Paw Paw ST.suite 7Paw Paw, MI 49079


About

Needed:

Volunteer Community Advocates
for Van Buren County
SAS Program

v What is SAS?

Sexual Assault Services

v What is the Advocates role?

To provide compassionate and confidential support to victims of a sexual assault during an exam at Bronson/Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw, MI

v Will I need to be trained for this position?
Yes, SAS of Bronson Healthcare will offer in-depth training

Saturday, October 8 th and 15 th 9-5 p.m. at Bronson Hospital in Battle Creek, plus two evening meetings (yet to be determined) in Paw Paw to hear from the Van Buren County Prosecutor’s office and tour Bronson/Lakeview hospital in Paw Paw.

v What is the commitment involved?

Be available for at least 4 shifts per month. The volunteer schedule is made two months in advance.

Shift hours are: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.,

5:00 p.m. to midnight, or

Midnight to 8:00 a.m.

AND

Attend monthly meetings for ongoing training and case discussions. Right now meetings are scheduled for:

Aug. 24 th, Sept. 28 th, Oct. 26 th and Dec. 14 th 5:30-7:00 p.m.

FEEL FREE TO COME THIS MONTH TO OUR MEETING TO SEE IF BEING A VOLUNTEER IS RIGHT FOR YOU J

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 shifts per month minimum, 2 hours when called
  • must have reliable transportation and 24 hour hour contactability
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