40-hr. Crisis Intervention Training-DuPage County

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YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago

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Become an Advocate

Volunteer with the YWCA!!!
Do you want to give back to your community?

Consider becoming an advocate with the YWCA
and helping victims become survivors!


The YWCA is the largest Rape Crisis Center in the State of Illinois. We provide crucial services to survivors of sexual assault and their non-offending significant others. We provide 24 Hour Medical and Legal Advocacy and Run the Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline. We cannot do this work without dedicated volunteers being on the frontline. Please review the information if you would like to apply and sign up for an upcoming training please follow the link and submit an application at the bottom of this page.

Medical/Legal Advocates

Medical/Legal Advocate Volunteers provide in person, 24-hour response and emotional support to survivors of sexual violence, and non-offending significant others. The 24-hour response is conducted at select hospitals and police districts, and courthouses in the communities we serve.

Volunteer Commitment is 1 year, 2-12 Hour Shifts a month

Training & Time commitment:

All volunteers required to complete a 40+ Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Training that explores the emotional, medical, and legal aspects of sexual assault. The training also addresses the institutional impact of sexual violence in our culture and communities.

We require our volunteers to commit to a minimum of one year of service.

Trainings are offered throughout the year at multiple locations.

Medical/Legal advocate:

Volunteers provide rape crisis intervention.

  • In-person at all DuPage County hospitals.
  • In-person at all DuPage County Police Departments.

Advocates have flexible scheduling and are only required to volunteer 24 hours out of the month.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to support your community and learn more! Register for our 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training today!

If you are interested in attending, contact:

Colleen Zavodny @ 630-580-5707 or Maizah Albert 312-834-1294

Email: colleen.zavodny@ywcachicago.org or maizah.albert@ywcachicago.org

Apply online www.ywcachicago.org
Or click on the link below to complete the application directly.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdV2wPqDlpJyPZOSrvBwtfOzOAAabTT4PJyqcfRFls_G4rMoA/viewform?usp=sf_link

All interested individuals must attend all training dates to receive 40-hour certification.

*bilingual advocates needed



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WHEN

Tue Jul 23, 2019 - Sat Aug 03, 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

2055 W. Army Trail Rd.Suite 140Addison, IL 60101

(41.93112,-88.04051)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • One year commitment
  • Completion of 40-hr Crisis Intervention Training

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