Rape Crisis Center Advocate - McHenry County


(42.30869,-88.28489)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

CARE Center4508 Prime ParkwayMcHenry, IL 60050
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About

Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (NWCASA) is a non-profit agency dedicated to servicing sexual assault/sexual abuse survivors and their families throughout north/northwest Cook County. Volunteers are essential to providing these services.

Volunteer Roles:

Advocacy: Medical advocacy is available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at hospital emergency rooms and police departments. Staff and trained volunteers respond in person to offer emotional support and provide information.

Requirements & Commitments:

  1. Must be at least 18 years old
  2. Agree to a Background Check
  3. Must have valid Driver's License
  4. Must volunteer at least 12 hours a month (2 shifts) for a minimum of 1 full year.
  5. 40 Hour Training (provided by Northwest CASA)
  6. Be able to arrive within 1 hour of the following hospitals:
  • Northern Illinois Medical Center (Centegra McHenry in McHenry)
  • Centegra Memorial (Centegra Woodstock in Woodstock)
  • Centegra Hospital (Centegra Huntley in Huntley)

Skills

  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 Hours a Month for a Minimum of 1 Year

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