growing strong sexual assault center offers two types of volunteering opportunities.
helps with fundraising
the requirements for this type of volunteer is
a willingness to devote time helping organize,
promote, and participate in fundraising events.
a volunteer advocate must complete 40 hours of training in accordance of icasa standards. during which they will learn crisis intervention skills for covering the hotline and what is expected of a volunteer advocate at hospitals and law enforcement centers.
hotline: it is covered from the privacy of your own home on evenings/weekends, and holidays. you choose the rotation that fits your schedule. responsibilities include providing emotional support and information to survivors, family members, and friends.
medical advocacy: while covering the hotline you may be called to respond to a victim at the hospital or law enforcement center.
volunteer advocate trainings are held twice a year.
thank you for your interest in making a commitment to becoming an essential tool in helping victims heal.