Support Survivors of Sexual Assault and Help End Sexual Violence


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When

Tue May 29, 2018 09:00 AM - Thu Jun 28, 2018 03:30 PM

Where

920 Atlantic AveSte. 100Long Beach, CA 90813

About

Are you committed to eliminating sexual violence against women, children and men in our community? Want to be a part of a team that supports sexually assaulted victims through a 24 hour crisis hotline and hospital accompaniment? The YWCA Greater Los Angeles needs YOUR help!

YWCA Greater Los Angeles Sexual Assault Crisis Services provides comprehensive services to survivors of sexual assault 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we need the assistance of volunteers like YOU to continue providing these much needed services in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Volunteers will assist with the intake of calls from our 24 hour crisis hotline and provide accompaniment as a victim advocate to survivors of sexual assault being treated at one of our SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) hospitals. Volunteer Advocates also assist in educating the community about the emerging issue of sexual violence and are ambassadors of the YWCA GLA Sexual Assault Crisis Services.

All volunteers for the YWCA Greater Los Angeles Sexual Assault Crisis Services must attend and complete a 56. 5 hour Sexual Assault Certification training before becoming a Certified Sexual Assault Volunteer Advocate. We are now recruiting for our Summer 2018 training.The orientation for the next training will begin on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Location to be announced. The training will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in the month of June from 9:00 - 3:30 pm.

This is your chance to join the movement and become a Certified Sexual Assault Volunteer Advocate to help provide support to rape survivors.

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information on becoming a Volunteer Advocate, please feel free to contact Jasmine Coleman, Corporate Volunteer Supervisor at 213-251-1351 or email jasmine.coleman@ywcagla.org. Check out our website at www.ywcagla.org.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 on-call shifts per month (6 hours each)
  • Commitment to volunteering for 1 year

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