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ORGANIZATION: Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault

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If you live in the Pee Dee Region, SC, and are passionate about supporting survivors of domestic and sexual assault, volunteer with us!

Confidential Volunteer Advocates are needed to accompany domestic violence and sexual violence victims to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and courts. Volunteers assist with crisis intervention, advocacy, and hotline calls. You will be trained to offer emotion support, discuss available resources, and create safety plans with victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Volunteers must:

Be 18 years of age

Have reliable transportation

Complete a minimum 30 hours of training (includes independent hours online)

Pass Background check

Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault provides the volunteer advocate training program several times throughout the year. For more information please contact PDC today.

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About Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault

Location:

P.O. Box 1351, 220 S. Irby St., Florence, SC 29503, US

Mission Statement

The Pee Dee Coalition is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the reduction of rape, family violence, and child abuse and to the needs of its victims.

Description

The Pee Dee Coalition was organized in 1986 and has expanded into seven Pee Dee counties including Florence, Darlington, Marion, Chesterfield, Marlboro, Dillon, and Williamsburg. Satellite Centers are located in each of these counties where services are available 24-hours a day.

Pee Dee Coalition is a non-profit, volunteer supported organization dedicated to the reduction of rape, family violence, and child abuse and meeting the needs of victims. The Coalition is one of 15 domestic violence programs and 16 rape crisis centers in South Carolina and is the only organization that addresses all three of the interpersonal violence issues identified above.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Florence, SC 29501

(34.19809,-79.85208)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Crisis Counseling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Request at least 6 month commitment.
  • Core Victim Advocate Training- provided by Pee Dee Coalition

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