Victim Advocate (Volunteer)

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The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

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The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

Duties:
Victim Advocates provide emotional support and resources to primary and secondary victims of sexual assault. This is done both over the phone (crisis hotline) & in person (hospital exam, police interview, etc).

Qualifications:

  • This position requires crisis intervention and good communication skills.
  • Must be able to respond to victim/family in a non-judgemental and unbiased manner.
  • Must possess knowledge and understanding of the issue of sexual assault and domestic violence.
  • The Victim advocate will have to complete a mandatory 32 hour volunteer training that specifically prepares one to become a victim advocate as well as other positions we have available to our volunteers.
  • The Victim Advocate is required to sign up for a minimum of 2 shifts per month.
  • The Victim Advocate's purpose is to provide support to the victim without interfering with the medical examination or police investigation.

Apply here: https://visitthecenter.org/volunteer

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

718 J Clyde Morris BLvdSuite BNewport News, VA 23601

(37.077095,-76.465485)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 shifts per month, for at least 1 yr of service
  • Interview, Background Check, 32 hr training (all through our center).

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