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Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Advocate

The Violence Intervention & Treatment Program (VITP) works to help and empower

survivors of sexual and domestic violence. We offer trauma-informed counseling

and case management services to anyone who has experienced sexual violence,

domestic violence, or knows someone who has.


We are looking for Volunteer Rape Crisis Advocates to be on call to assist in the

Emergency Department during the evenings, weekends and holidays. Advocates

provide emotional support, advocacy, information and assistance to individuals

who present to the ED after a sexual assault or incident of domestic violence.


*This is an unpaid volunteer position.*


Requirements:

Must be 18 and over

Must Complete a free 40-hour Rape Crisis Training

Must be able to be on call for evening, weekend and holiday shifts

Must commit to 2 shifts per month and bi-monthly group support check ins

Must be able to get to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center within 30 minutes of being called

Must go through hospital clearance which includes drug screening and up to date vaccinations

The Violence Intervention & Treatment Program (VITP) works to help and empower

survivors of sexual and domestic violence. We offer trauma-informed counseling

and case management services to anyone who has experienced sexual…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided

Location

On-site

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

374 Stockholm St, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA

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