The Court Advocate Volunteer will accompany victims to Order of Protection hearings, family court proceedings, and criminal trials. The volunteer will provide emotional support, and will be a resource for the victim. Volunteers will be responsible for educating the victim on the legal system, and advocating for his/her needs throughout the day. Training will be required. This is a great opportunity to provide direct support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
09:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Detailed schedules will depend on the Court's docket. However, this opportunity is for weekday mornings.
NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
About Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault
P.O. Box 1351, 220 S. Irby St., Florence, SC 29503, US
The Pee Dee Coalition is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the reduction of rape, family violence, and child abuse and to the needs of its victims.
The Pee Dee Coalition was organized in 1986 and has expanded into seven Pee Dee counties including Florence, Darlington, Marion, Chesterfield, Marlboro, Dillon, and Williamsburg. Satellite Centers are located in each of these counties where services are available 24-hours a day.
Pee Dee Coalition is a non-profit, volunteer supported organization dedicated to the reduction of rape, family violence, and child abuse and meeting the needs of victims. The Coalition is one of 15 domestic violence programs and 16 rape crisis centers in South Carolina and is the only organization that addresses all three of the interpersonal violence issues identified above.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal
We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift
105 Main StreetBennettsville, SC29512
May 17, 2021
Driver's License Needed
Orientation or Training
This position will require a time commitment of 3-4 hours each Court session.
Volunteers in this position will be required to complete Pee Dee Coalition's training program.