CRISIS ADVOCATES NEEDED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS THROUGH THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT, A PROGRAM OF CODAC
Crisis Advocates provide crisis intervention, support, advocacy, information and referrals for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Advocates answer crisis calls via agency cell phone and responds to the hospital to meet with and support survivors during crisis, after office hours and on weekends. Survivors may be of any age, gender, sexual orientation, race, background, etc.
- Answer agency cell phone as crisis calls come in through the crisis line.
- Advocate for and assist victims in making contact with agencies and systems such as shelter, law enforcement, medical and social services.
- Provide information about options on orders of protection.
- Maintain confidentiality of client
- First responder to the hospital.
- Call on-call Forensic Nurse when receiving a call from hospitals, law enforcement, about domestic violence/sexual assault.
- Report all activities to the Center.
- Fill out intake forms.
- Take at least two (2) on-call shifts each month.
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Crisis Counseling
- Critical Thinking
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 45 hour training program & one year volunteer