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.