Helpline Victim Advocate
4 people are interested
Do you want to help survivors of sexual violence and their families in your community? What about survivors of any other crime living in your community?
Check out volunteer opportunities with Lakeview Center Victim Services/Sexual Violence Program!
Work with a dynamic team of counselors, therapists, advocates, and public health professionals to provide well-rounded recovery care to survivors of crime - mainly survivors of sexual violence.
Nature of Work: Provide crisis intervention and assistance to primary and secondary victims of crime. The volunteer hotline counselor will answer hotline calls providing non-judgmental acceptance and empathetic understanding to those in crisis. Position will also review crime victim compensation options with callers as needed. Maintain accurate data by completing call sheets on all calls.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Lakeview Center Victim Services
1221 W Lakeview Avenue, Pensacola, FL 32501, US
Helping people throughout life’s journey.
Lakeview Center's Victim Services/Sexual Violence program is the certified Sexual Violence program for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Trauma Recovery counselors help victims of crime recover from emotional trauma. Victims and their families receive immediate, supportive, non-judgmental intervention and incident-specific counseling in a caring climate. The services are free and available whether or not the crime has been reported.
- 24/7 Helpline
- Information and referral
- Crisis intervention
- Community awareness
- System coordination
- Support groups/personal growth groups
We'll work with your schedule.
1221 W Lakeview AvenuePensacola, FL 32506
- Mental Health
- Crisis Counseling
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Social Work
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Our shifts are 4 hours each, you can commit 4 hours per week or pick up as many shifts as you'd like! We are in need of both primary and backup helpline volunteers.
- Must be able to pass a level 2 background check. Must complete a 30-hour training based on the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence cor advocacy standards, or be certified by the National Organization of Victim Advocates.