Victim Advocate Volunteer!


(43.02045,-74.36851)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

400 N Perry StJohnstown, NY 12095

About

We are currently seeking Volunteers to join our Victim Advocacy Services team based in Johnstown! We provide coverage for a 24 Hr hotline. We serve victims of all ages and for any crime, but are most well-known for our sexual assault advocacy. We offer over the phone counseling, accompaniment to local ERs and child advocacy centers. While on the hotline, volunteers receive calls remotely to their personal cell phone. Our volunteers receive a comprehensive training, most of which is done through their personal computer. At the completion of the program, Volunteers are DOH certified Victim Advocates and Crisis Counselors. Our program serves 8 counties including Fulton, Hamilton and Montgomery.

Skills

  • Child Advocacy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Advocacy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 shifts a month
  • 1 year commitment after training is completed

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