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Volunteer Crisis Advocate

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SARA Roanoke (Sexual Assault Response & Awareness, Inc.)

  • 2 people are interested
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Our Crisis Advocates provide 24-hour crisis response through SARA’s crisis hotline as well as respond to emergency requests for in-person advocacy at local hospitals and law enforcement agencies. SARA volunteers are a crucial part of our ability to respond to survivors and their loved ones in moments of need, providing crisis intervention, support, advocacy, emergency assistance, and information and referrals.

Visit https://sararoanoke.org/get-involved/volunteer/crisisadvocates/ to learn more and apply by January 12th for the Winter 2021 training program! This training will be held via Zoom to accommodate safety and social distancing.

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About SARA Roanoke (Sexual Assault Response & Awareness, Inc.)

Location:

3034 Brambleton Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015, US

Mission Statement

It is our mission to respond to sexual violence in our community through an empowerment model that is trauma-informed, collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.

Description

SARA Roanoke is the sexual assault crisis center for the Roanoke Valley in Virginia, providing free, confidential, and voluntary services to survivors and their loved ones. Services include our 24-hour crisis hotline, in-person advocacy and accompaniment, court advocacy and accompaniment, counseling and support groups, and community education. Our Volunteer Crisis Advocates help staff our crisis hotline, providing emotional support and crisis intervention, information and resources, and safety planning for survivors, allied professionals, and the greater community.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3034 Brambleton Ave. SWRoanoke, VA 24015

(37.2414,-79.9932)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Please review the SARA Volunteer Handbook found on our website: https://sararoanoke.org/get-involved/volunteer/crisisadvocates/

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