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Volunteer for the National Sexual Assault Hotline operated by RAINN!

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RAPE ABUSE AND INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK INC

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The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, operated by RAINN, provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support to the growing number of people who prefer communicating online through a simple instant message format, giving those affected by sexual assault a safe place to receive support. We're seeking volunteers who are passionate about supporting survivors of sexual assault and those who want to change and save lives.

Upcoming training sessions:

Please visit www.rainn.org/volunteer for our current training sessions.


Volunteer program information:
  • Be at least 18 years old and have a US Social Security Number.
  • Must pass a criminal background check provided by RAINN at no-cost to you.
  • Required to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours of direct service on the Online Hotline each month.
  • Commit to at least 18 months of volunteer service.
  • As a volunteer, you will gain training on crisis intervention and sexual violence. Build your resume with this opportunity!
  • Work from the comfort of your own home!

Interested? Visit www.rainn.org/volunteer to get more information and complete our application!

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About RAPE ABUSE AND INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK INC

Location:

1220 L ST NW STE 505, WASHINGTON, DC 20005, US

Mission Statement

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Description

As a trained volunteer you:

  • Undergo a thorough screening process.
  • Interact with experts in the field and an array of staff members.
  • Provide much-needed support to victims of sexual assault and their loved ones.
Volunteer program and expectations

To ensure this is the right volunteer program for you, the following are the expectations and responsibilities of an online hotline volunteer:

  • Be at least 18 years old or older.
  • Must pass a criminal background check provided by RAINN at no-cost to you.
  • Required to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours of direct service on the Online Hotline each month.
  • Commit to at least 18 months of volunteer service. Start date is in-person training.
  • Adhere to and practice RAINN policies.
  • Work from the comfort of your own home.
Interested? Apply on the RAINN Volunteer page!

https://www.rainn.org/volunteer

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Problem Solving
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 18 months.
  • Must complete an approximately 40-hour training program before becoming an active volunteer.

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