Fall Sexual Assault Counselor Training

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Rape Trauma Services

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Become a Volunteer Sexual Assault Counselor & Advocate!

Have you been feeling like you need to act on behalf of yourself, or survivors? Turn your frustration into advocacy! Join the community working to end Sexual Assault in San Mateo County!

Training starts Fall 2018
October 23rd-December 8th (no class Thanksgiving week)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm-9:30pm
Saturdays 9:30am-3:30pm

Be part of the movement to end sexual violence!
Support Survivors heal from Trauma

Bilingual/Bicultural volunteers are encouraged to apply!

Working with survivors of trauma from sexual abuse/assault can be deeply fulfilling and meaningful!

Volunteer Counselors:
Provide support counseling on a 24-hour crisis line
Provide support counseling at San Mateo Medical
Center post-assault medical exams and forensic interviews
Accompany survivors of abuse/assault to police interviews, court, etc.
Play a key role in the healing process of survivors
Gain meaningful experience in human relations and social change
Learn essential skills and information in a comprehensive training (CA state certification as a Sexual Assault Counselor)
Join a team of caring staff, interns, and volunteers dedicated to supporting survivors and ending cycles of violence

Must be 18 years-old or older
Have access to a private phone and transportation
Submit fingerprints for sexual misconduct screening
Be able to adhere to strict rules of confidentiality
Be empathetic, respectful and non-judgmental
Be able to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
Be able to adhere to agency's philosophy, protocols, procedures, and policies
Particularly desired, but not required skills include fluency in languages other than English (i.e. Spanish, Tagalog, American Sign Language, etc.)

Please visit our website for more information about applying -

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Tue Oct 23, 2018 - Sat Dec 08, 2018


1860 El Camino Real406Burlingame, CA 94010



  • Crisis Intervention
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Advocacy


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one year

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