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Sexual & Domestic Violence Accompaniment Volunteer

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Aurora Healing Center

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The Accompaniment Volunteer is responsible for providing support to sexual assault (SA) and/or domestic violence (DV) patients that need care at Aurora Healing Center at Sinai. Volunteers will work alongside a forensic nurse while providing support to the patient during any forensic nursing services and will provide accompaniment support during any law enforcement interviews that may take place. Although Aurora Healing & Advocacy staff provides support to survivors of sexual and domestic violence at other locations throughout the Milwaukee area, volunteers will work only out of Aurora Healing Center at Sinai Medical Center and Aurora Healing Center at West Allis Medical Center.

Extensive Training is required for this role.All interested volunteers must be able to attend the following Fall 2021 Virtual Training Dates:

  • Tuesday, October 5 th from 5:30pm-8:00pm (virtual)
  • Thursday, October 7 th from 7:30pm-8:30pm (virtual)
  • Saturday, October 9 th from 9:00am-3:30pm (face to face but with mask requirement)

On top of attending all training dates above, volunteers will also be asked to participate in some supplemental training they complete on their own time:

  • Aurora Orientation Materials
  • Pre-Recorded Recap on Flow of Care at Hospital and Law Enforcement Reporting
  • Information on Community Resources, links to websites, etc.
  • WI Victim Accompaniment Law

Volunteers are asked to commit to 12 hours of on-call shifts a month for a minimum of a 6 month commitment.

Advocate Aurora Health is taking extra steps to ensure safe care onsite with COVID-19 Screening upon entry, required masking, social distancing and enhanced cleaning.

Contact nicole.glaser@aah.org with any questions.

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About Aurora Healing Center

Location:

945 N. 12th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233, US

Mission Statement

Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services offers crisis intervention and long-term healing services for sexual and domestic violence.

Description

When you call the Aurora Healing Center Hotline at (414) 219-5555 - or visit an Aurora Healing Center - you’ll be connected with our team of trained caregivers. They’ll provide support and help with a variety of different aspects of your healing journey, including:

  • Helping you find resources and fill out paperwork
  • Accompanying you on medical, legal and court-related appointments
  • Contacting criminal justice or social service agencies on your behalf
  • Offering therapy and counseling services
  • Connecting you with other helpful resources and organizations as needed

Your caregiver will be with you every step of the way, offering support and understanding - from the moment you contact us throughout the entire healing process.

Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

945 N. 12th StreetPOB Suite 109Milwaukee, WI 53233

(43.04266,-87.92752)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 hours a month of flexible on-call shifts for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Volunteers are required to receive a flu shot during flu season, and the Covid vaccine is required for all volunteers.

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