Volunteer at Sexual Assault Services

Volunteer Opportunities 

  • Offer gentle, sensitive support to those who have been impacted by sexual violence
  • Listen, believe and meet survivors where they are at emotionally

As a volunteer, you may be asked to provide on-site support at:

  • Hospital emergency rooms
  • Nurse examiner sites
  • Police departments
  • Within the criminal justice system

Volunteer Qualifications

To become a Sexual Assault Services volunteer, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to relate to survivors in a patient, empathic, non-judgmental manner
  • Be able to relate to agency personnel and community members in a mature and professional manner
  • Complete thirty-hours of sexual assault training prior to taking on-call shifts
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of six months of service following training completion
  • Be resourceful, self-motivated, dependable and informed on the issue of sexual assault
  • Have access to transportation

Ready to Volunteer?

For More Information About Volunteering at Sexual Assault Services

Call Pam Buchko, Volunteer Coordinator, at (269) 245-3906