• A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested
 

Crisis Line Volunteers and Advocates Needed.

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: Crime Victims Assistance Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested
image_20240529132610

CRIME VICTIMS ASSISTANCE CENTER, INC. is looking for volunteers to operate the Crisis Line and provide advocacy to victims in our area.This is a great opportunity for individuals to improve the lives of others as well as give back to their community.

CRIME VICTIMS ASSISTANCE CENTER, INC. [or CVAC] is a non-profit agency whose goal is to offer assistance and support to people who have either been victimized or are in danger of victimization.We have been in existence for almost thirty years.

A 40-hour training will begin on September 3rd, 2024.Volunteers-to-be will learn how to offer options and support to callers in crisis. They will also be trained to support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, etc, in the community (hospitals, police stations, family court).

If you or someone you know would like to be a part of a team that we call the "quiet heroes" , please call our agency or visit us on the web at http://www.cvac.us

More opportunities with Crime Victims Assistance Center

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Crime Victims Assistance Center

Location:

377 Robinson Street, Binghamton, NY 13904, US

Mission Statement

CVAC provides compassionate support, education and advocacy to those affected by crime.

Description

We are committed to increasing awareness and understanding of the needs of all crime victims and those affected by, or at risk of, experiencing crime. We provide crisis intervention, counseling, supportive services as well as prevention, advocacy, and education to persons throughout Broome County. Our specialized services address the issues of physical violence, sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence, human trafficking (sexually exploited youth), homicide, and DWI.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Women

WHEN

Tue Sep 03, 2024 - Tue Sep 10, 2024
04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

WHERE

377 Robinson StreetBinghamton, NY 13904

(42.10928,-75.86744)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hour hybrid training required
  • Once training is completed you can volunteer as often as you would like, although we request a minimum of 3 shifts per month. We ask that you commit to service for one-year or else we will have to charge you for the training and certification.

Report this opportunity