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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: New York Presbyterian Hospital-DOVE Program

The DOVE Program is seeking caring and dedicated individuals to work with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as On-Call Volunteer Advocates.

Our advocates are folks of all genders, ages 21 and up, that respond to emergency cases to accompany and support survivors who seek medical and forensic care at New York Presbyterian- Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Volunteers must complete a 40 hour training in its entirety). The curriculum is approved by the New York State Department of Health and certifies our advocates as Rape Crisis Counselors. We will prepare you to accompany and support survivors through forensic collection of evidence and emergency medical care.


MUST BE ABLE TO:

Attend a 40 hour training for certification as a Rape Crisis Counselor in its entirety

Respond to the hospital within 60 minutes

Be on call 3 shifts per month (7pm-8am every night, Sat & Sun: 8am-8-7pm)

Commit to one year of service

Attend 6 advocate meetings during the year of service


TRAINING INFORMATION:

Saturday, October 29 from 9:00-5:30 pm (in person at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital)

Sunday, October 30 from 9:00-5:30 pm (in person at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital)

Tuesday, November 1 from 6:00-9:30 pm (virtual)

Thursday, November 3 from 6:00-9:30 pm (virtual)

Saturday, November 5 from 9:00-5:30 pm (in person at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital)

Sunday, November 6 from 9:00-5:30 pm (in person at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital)

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

506 6th StreetKings County, NY 11215

(40.66833,-73.97984)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

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