Mount Sinai SAVI Volunteer Advocate

Published

06/04/2018

Start Date

10/02/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1670
New York
NY
10029
United States

Description

Are you feeling helpless about the rise of violence in your community? You can do something about it! Volunteers are needed in Queens and Manhattan Emergency Departments to help survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence (IPV). Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program Advocates offer comfort and provide important information to help survivors regain control over their lives and help begin their healing process.


Volunteers must live in Queens or Manhattan; attend a 6-session, 40-hour training course; comply with medical clearance standards; be on-call at least one weeknight shift per month; and, make a minimum of one year commitment to the program. The SAVI Program will be conducting interviews from July through October for the Fall 2018 Advocate Training. You bring your compassion and we’ll provide the training!


Training dates:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 5:30 – 9:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 2018, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14, 2018 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

*All training sessions take place at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

https://tinyurl.com/savirecruit

Please apply online at https://tinyurl.com/SAVIapp-advocate (there are two parts - upon completion of the first application, you'll receive an email with a second step). If you have any questions about SAVI, please call 212-423-2140 or email us at savi@mssm.edu For more information visit www.mssm.edu/savi .


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