Volunteer to Help Sexual Assault Victims in Your Area
Attend a 40-hour training at Pillars Community Health to learn how to provide volunteer medical or legal advocacy to sexual assault victims and their families. During the training, you will learn:
- Rape culture and the effects of rape
- Emergency room procedures
- Legal rights for victims
- How to help victims in a crisis
- And more
Following training, you will be prepared to work Pillars Community Health’s Sexual Assault Hotline (two shifts per month for 12 months). All calls can be answered from the comforts of home. By answering callers’ questions and/or accompanying them to local hospital ERs or police stations when necessary, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of sexual assault survivors.
Training Dates: Orientation on Mon., September 10, 6 pm-8 pm; training begins Thurs., September 13, 6 pm-9:15 pm, and continues every Monday and Thursday from September 17-October 15 (6 pm-9:15 pm).
Cost: $50 materials fee for volunteers