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Ampersand Sexual Violence Resource Center

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Description: Volunteers with Ampersand are trained to be advocates for individuals and communities affected by sexual violence in the Bluegrass. Volunteers are a crucial part of all programs at Ampersand, and have direct, significant impact on individual clients and the larger community through their involvement.


Essential Duties:

  1. Provide telephone support via our 24-hour support hotline.
    • listen to and believe survivor stories
    • give accurate information on survivor rights, resources, and opportunities for support
  2. In-person support for individuals affected by sexual violence in local emergency rooms
    • meet survivors at the hospital to provide emotional support, information and referral
    • support friends and family of survivors
    • coordinate with other professionals to assure high level of care for survivors
  3. Assist with awareness raising activities such as information tabling and presentations with community partners
Requirements
  • minimum 20 years of age
  • access to personal vehicle with valid drivers license and appropriate level of insurance
  • personal telephone
  • ability to pass a background and reference check
  • evening and weekend availability
  • complete the 40-hour volunteer training provided by Ampersand

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

101 East Main StreetGeorgetown, KY 40324

(38.21016,-84.55936)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Administrative Support
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20-30 on-call hours monthly

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