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Sexual Assault Volunteer Victim Advocate

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CONTACT Huntington

  • 82 people are interested

Rape Crisis Volunteer Victim Advocates respond to calls on the 24-hour crisis hotline. Taking calls occurs during weelmogjts and on weekends. Volunteers are needed in Cabell, Wayne, Mason, Mingo and Logan Counties in West Virginia.

They also take calls from victims who were assaulted previously, sometimes many years ago. We also welcome calls from friends and/or family of victims. Additionally, they serve as an information and referral resource.

Volunteers also have the opportunity to participate in Contact's extensive sexual assault prevention/education program.

Free Volunteer Advocate Training Class is offered three times each year.

Volunteers are also utilized in Outreach offices in Huntington, Point Pleasant, Logan and Wayne in West Virginia to assist paid staff in daily duties and routines in the office.

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About CONTACT Huntington

Location:

PO Box 2963, Huntington, WV 25728, US

Mission Statement

CONTACT of Huntington envisions a community free of sexual violence. To bring that vision into reality, CONTACT of Huntington provides advocacy and support for victims of sexual assault, and prevention education services to people living in Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, Mason, Logan and Mingo Counties in West Virginia.

Description

CONTACT Huntington provides crisis and intervention services to victims of sexual violence and/or stalking, their family and friends. A team of trained advocates respond to calls on the 24-hour hotline. Follow-up services, such as law enforcement and court accompaniment, safety planning, and supportive counseling are also provided. Sexual violence prevention education programming and awareness is also available for children and adults.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

520 11th StHuntington, WV 25701

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Fundraising
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • Can begin with a few hours a month.

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