Support Survivors of Sexual Assault and Help End the Violence

Published

07/24/2018

Start Date

09/04/2018

End Date

10/25/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Long Beach
CA
United States

Description

YWCA Greater Los Angeles is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


Are you committed to eliminating sexual violence in our community? Want to be a part of a team that supports sexually assault through a 24 hot-line and hospital accompaniment? The YWCA Greater Los Angeles needs YOUR help!


The YWCA Greater Los Angeles Sexual Assault Crisis Services provides comprehensive services to survivors of sexual assault 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we need the assistance of volunteers like YOU to continue providing these much needed services in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Volunteers will assist with the intake of calls from our 24 hour Crisis Hot-line and provide accompaniment as a victim advocate to survivors of sexual assault being treated at one of our SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) hospitals. Volunteer Advocates also assist in educating the community about the emerging issue of sexual violence and are ambassadors of the YWCA GLA Sexual Assault Crisis Services.


All volunteers for the YWCA Greater Los Angeles Sexual Assault Crisis Services must attend and complete a 56.5 hour Sexual Assault Certification training before becoming a Volunteer Advocate. We are now recruiting for our Fall 2018 training.The orientation for the next training will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. The orientation will be located at the Little Company Torrance, 4101 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503. The training will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening in the months of September - October 2018 from 6:00 -9:00 pm.


This is your chance to join the movement and become a Certified Sexual Assault Crisis Advocate to help provide support to rape survivors.

Fee Required

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families

How To Apply

jasmine.coleman@ywcagla.org
http://www.ywcagla.org/

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information on becoming a Volunteer Advocate, please contact Jasmine Coleman, Program Manager at 310-763-9995 or jasmine.coleman@ywcagla.org. Check out our website at www.ywcagla.org.


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