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Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness, Family Services
Families, Homeless, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, LGBTQ, Low-Income Communities
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Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victims Empowerment (SAAVE) Advocates

Westchester Medical Center's Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victims Empowerment (SAAVE) Program offers supportive, victim-centered, trauma informed advocacy services for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, trafficking, stalking, and all forms of sexual misconduct. These services include a 24/7 daily rape crisis hotline, as well as accompaniment for victims through forensic rape exams at Westchester Medical Center.

Westchester Medical Center is seeking volunteers to become certified SAAVE Advocates. Training and an onboarding process is required. SAAVE training may be completed online and on the volunteer's own timeline; volunteers will need access to a computer and the Internet.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must complete a 30-hour pre-service curriculum and onboarding process
  • Must have access to a computer and Internet to complete training
  • Commit to a year of service and monthly shifts staffing SAAVE’s 24-hour rape crisis hotline and/or providing accompaniment to victims
  • Attend monthly meetings and trainings for continued education
  • A valid driver’s license and bilingual skills in English and Spanish are a plus
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Volunteers needed through 6/17/2021

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